Travis Shaw hit one of three Brewers’ home runs, but his single in the eighth inning broke a tie and helped Milwaukee gain a split of their doubleheader Tuesday against the Cardinals. Matt Carpenter had three hits for St. Louis, including a home run.
The Brewers finished Day 1 of the MLB Draft on Monday by picking a projectable pitcher, spending their second-round selection on 6-foot-6 right-hander Caden Lemons from Vestavia Hills (Ala.) High School outside Birmingham.
Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw was back with the team on Tuesday morning after departing the club Friday on family medical emergency leave. Shaw left the team to be with his newborn daughter, Ryann.
Jose Martinez had two home runs and three RBIs to back Lance Lynn’s strong start as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-0, on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Busch Stadium.
The Brewers promoted their No. 8 prospect, Brandon Woodruff, to make his Major League debut on Tuesday afternoon, but minutes before he was scheduled to start against the Cardinals he was scratched with right hamstring tightness. He was later placed on the 10-day disabled list.
The Brewers began Day 2 of the MLB Draft by adding to one of the thinnest positions in their system: Catcher.
Brewers’ sixth-round pick Devin Hairston could be reunited with his Louisville teammate, 2016 Milwaukee Draft pick Corey Ray, if he signs with the team.
After passing on the available prep outfielders at No. 9 overall in the MLB Draft on Monday night, the Brewers snagged one at No. 34.
The Brewers didn’t see UC Irvine’s Keston Hiura throw this season, but they saw him hit. They saw him hit a lot.
The Brewers have not shied away from challenging Corbin Burnes in his full-season debut. And so far, the right-hander has passed every test the organization has thrown his way.
When Lewis Brinson got the phone call Saturday that the Brewers wanted him in the Majors, he was taking a nap at the apartment in Colorado Springs he had only recently shared with fellow prospects Josh Hader and Brett Phillips, who both joined the club Friday.