The Brewers’ bullpen moved closer to completion on Wednesday when the team finalized a one-year Major League deal with left-hander Boone Logan and signed right-hander J.J. Hoover to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to big league camp.
The Brewers cut ties with former first-round pick Taylor Jungmann on Wednesday. Milwaukee released the once-promising starter so he could pursue an undisclosed opportunity in Japan.
With nearly five weeks to go before the start of Spring Training and the open market still stocked with arms, it is not exactly clear how the Brewers will fill out their bullpen at the start of the 2018 season. But this much is certain: Manager Craig Counsell will rely on that bullpen a lot.
A 10-day stint on the disabled list seemed a minor price to pay for then-Brewers right-hander Matt Garza after he collided with mountainous first baseman Jesus Aguilar at Miller Park back in June. It turns out the price was significantly higher.
With six weeks remaining before the start of Spring Training, MLB.com is taking a look at the projected rotation of all 30 teams. Here’s how the Brewers might stack up.
The Christian Bethancourt experiment has come to an end with a move to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers inked the strong-armed Bethancourt to a Minor League contract on Monday that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. They announced the 26-year-old as a catcher, ending, for now, a two-year stint in the Padres’ […]
Brewers manager Craig Counsell enjoys nit-picking of daily batting orders approximately as much as he enjoys root canals. He considers such conversations mostly a waste of time, perhaps not surprising since he started Major League games at every lineup position but cleanup, including at least 130 starts in four different spots.
The Brewers’ first bullpen addition of this offseason is a comeback candidate. Boone Logan, the veteran left-hander coming off an injury-shortened season with the Indians, passed a physical exam Friday and will sign a one-year contract with Milwaukee that guarantees $2.5 million and includes a club option for 2019, according to a source.
Lorenzo Cain is drawing interest from teams that appear to be set in the outfield. According to multiple reports, the Brewers are among the clubs showing interest in the top free-agent center fielder on the market.
Pitching prospect Dylan Baker, claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Cleveland on Nov. 27, was traded to the Dodgers on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. The Brewers had designated Baker for assignment just before Christmas.
The Brewers have recently been in contact with the representatives for free-agent starter Alex Cobb, a source told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi.