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Kyle Lesniewski

Cardinals crush Brewers in series finale, 8-2

A rough day for Jhoulys Chacin.

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I was at Kettle Moraine Days this afternoon with my family, so I didn’t get a chance to watch this one. After perusing the box score, I’ve concluded that was probably a good thing.

Jhoulys Chacin has been money for the Milwaukee Brewers for most of the season, but today was not included. He lasted only 4.1 innings in the series finale against St. Louis, issuing a season-high five walks while coughing up eight earned runs. Chacin battled his...

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Shaw exits vs. Cardinals due to wrist injury

Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw exited Sunday's series finale against the Cardinals at Miller Park in the middle of his third-inning at-bat.

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Kyle Lesniewski

Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 11

We’ll be taking a look at the batting and hitting leaders by affiliate every Sunday of the regular season.

AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Record: 40-33
Last Week: 5-2

Runs Scored: 381
Runs Allowed: 340
Pythagorean W-L: 40-33

Top Prospects:
Brett Phillips (5) - 225 PA || .246/.347/.403 || 4 HR || 10 SB
Mauricio Dubon (10) - 114 PA || .343/.348/.574 || 4 HR || 6 SB
Jacob Nottingham (26) - 149 PA || .301/.362/.515 || 5 HR || 2 SB

Top Prospects:
Corbin Burnes (2) - 73.0 IP || 4.93 ERA || 77 K ||...

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Chacin allows 8 runs as Brewers drop finale

Few Major League pitchers entered Sunday hotter than Jhoulys Chacin in June. The Brewers right-hander had allowed five runs over 24 1/3 innings in four starts this month.

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Peralta: Miller Park debut will be 'like a dream'

After making his first three Major League starts on the road and seeing a home start pushed back due to Wednesday's rainout in Pittsburgh, Freddy Peralta will take the Miller Park mound for the first time on Tuesday against the Royals.

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Ben Reagan

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 13 in Review

Looking for more winning after another 3-3 week

Thanks to the cooperation of the rest of the NL Central division, a 3-3 week for the Brewers resulted in the Chicago Cubs falling 1 1?2 games further behind the first base Milwaukee Nine this week, to two games back overall. The Cardinals stayed in third and lost another half game of ground, now 5 1?2 back. Just think how good things would look if Milwaukee were winning every close game. Is that so unreasonable?

Unlike earlier in the season,...

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Brad Ford

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, June 23

Scores and notes from the Brewers’ minor league affiliates.

Game One: Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4 at Iowa Cubs 2

Jacob Nottingham (#25): 1-4, 2B, RBI
Nate Orf: 2-4, 2B, RBI, SB
Jett Bandy: 2-3, RBI, R, SB
Tyrone Taylor: 1-3, R, BB, SB

Bowdien Derby (W, 4-3): 5 IP, 3 H, ER, 2 BB, 6 K
Jorge Lopez (#22) (S, 5): IP, H, ER, 2 BB, K

Game One: Colorado Springs Sky Sox 2 at Iowa Cubs 0

Brett Phillips (#5): 1-3, BB, SB
Jacob Nottingham (#25): 1-3, RBI
Nate Orf: 2-2, 2B, RBI, R, BB

Aaron Brooks: 4 IP, 2 H,...

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Ben Reagan

Late chance missed in Brewers 3-2 loss to Cardinals

Miles Mikolas shuts down Brewer bats

WP: Miles Mikolas (8-2); LP: Jeremy Jeffress (5-1); Save: Bud Norris (14); Home runs: StL: Yadier Molina, 2 (11); Mil - none

Just another box score

The Milwaukee Brewers (45-31) couldn’t wake their bats up in the late innings and overcome a Cardinals one run lead like they did last night, as St. Louis Cardinals’ (39-36) starter Miles Mikolas righted the ship after a rough first inning and totally shut the Brewer bats down en route to a 3-2 late...

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Brewers send struggling outfielder Domingo Santana to Triple-A

Santana blasted 30 home runs for Milwaukee last season, but he has struggled in 2018.

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Brewers swap one logjam for another, demote Domingo Santana in favor of Brad Miller

The Brewers now have too many infielders instead of too many outfielders

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Brewers recall Miller, option struggling Santana

The Milwaukee Brewers recalled veteran infielder Brad Miller from Triple A Colorado Springs and optioned struggling outfielder Domingo Santana.

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Kyle Lesniewski

Milwaukee Brewers option Domingo Santana, recall Brad Miller

It’s been a precipitous fall for the team’s best offensive player in 2017.

Orlando Arcia continues to struggle at the plate for the Milwaukee Brewers, and after his 0-for-2 last night his slash stands at .201/.234/.259 through 197 plate appearances. There are 220 players in the majors who have got to the plate at least 190 teams this season, including Arcia; among that group, only Kole Calhoun (18 wRC+) and Chris Davis (28 wRC+) have been worse offensive players than Arcia (30 wRC+) in...

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Brewers demote Domingo Santana to Triple-A

A season after he broke out and became one of baseball’s most productive outfielders, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Domingo Santana now finds himself headed back to the minor leagues. The 25-year-old broke out in 2017 in his second full season with Milwaukee. Across 151 games, Santana hit 30 home runs with 29 doubles, 85 RBI and an .876 OPS.While he fell short of making the All-Star team, he seemed to be a key piece of Milwaukee’s future.Then things changed rapidly for Santana. Milwaukee...

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Brewers send Santana to Triple-A, recall Miller

With a crowded outfield since Eric Thames' return from left thumb surgery earlier in June, the Brewers optioned right fielder Domingo Santana to Triple-A Colorado Springs and added some infield depth on Saturday morning. The Brewers called up shortstop Brad Miller from Colorado Springs in a corresponding move.

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Brad Ford

Milwaukee Brewers place two prospects in MLB Pipeline’s latest Top-100 re-ranking

Hiura makes a substantial jump from the start of the season

MLB Pipeline released an updated Top 100 prospects list yesterday afternoon, and the two Brewers left on the list are moving up. Keston Hiura is now ranked as the 32nd best prospect in baseball. Corbin Burnes is ranked at 60.

Hiura started 2018 ranked at 56. Thanks to several other prospects graduating from the top 100, he had climbed his way up to 48 on MLB.com’s ranking. The new list moves him up 16. Hiura is having a stupendous...

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Kyle Lesniewski

BCB Mailbag 48: Deadline musings

Answering the burning questions from you, the reader.

What a game last night, eh? Jesus Aguilar has really been something else this year. I was at the game with a couple of friends and my buddy Joey (a former pro soccer player in Europe and South America) totally called the walk-off blast in the ninth inning. Thanks for saving Junior from another hard-luck loss!

Anyways, on to your questions:

Lerch&Brouhard asks:

I assume you are a pretty big Wisconsin sports fan but if were not allowed to...

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Brad Ford

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, June 22

Scores and notes from the Brewers’ minor league affiliates.

Iowa Cubs 4 vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox 3

Brett Phillips (#5): 0-4
Christian Bethancourt: 1-3, HR (10), 2 RBI, R, BB

Brandon Woodruff: 5.2 IP, 3 H, ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Corbin Burnes (#2): 2 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 3 K

Colorado Springs Sky Sox record: 38-33
Next Game: today at Iowa Cubs, 12:08 p.m.
Probable: Bowdien Derby, CS (3-3, 4.08 ERA)

Biloxi Shuckers 7 at Chattanooga Lookouts 2

Keston Hiura (#1): 1-4, 2B, HBP
Lucas Erceg (#3): 2-5, 2 RBI,...

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Jesus Aguilar’s two home runs give Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 walkoff win over Cardinals

Aguilar ties the game in the seventh then wins it in the ninth.

The Brewers offense struggled tonight. They managed just three hits in the game. Two of those came from Jesus Aguilar.

It was a good thing that he maximized those two hits.

The Cardinals pitching had their way with the Brewers offense for the most part tonight. Out of 32 Brewers batters faced, they striked out 15 of them. Thirteen of those strikeouts came from starter Jack Flaherty, who pitched seven shutout innings in the game....

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Jesus Aguilar hit a home run to break up a no-hitter and a walk-off homer in the same game

Jesus Aguilar entered the season as the Milwaukee Brewers’ backup first baseman, essentially platooning with Eric Thames. But Thames suffered a torn UCL in his left thumb, which opened up more playing time for Aguilar. The 27-year-old (28 on June 30) has taken advantage of the opportunity, and then some. Aguilar has 16 homers and a .305/.366/.609 slash line (his .975 OPS ranks seventh in MLB of hitters with at least 200 plate appearances). And two homers Aguilar hit on Friday night were...

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Anderson aims to bounce back vs. Cards

Right-hander Chase Anderson (5-6, 4.54 ERA) will look to rebound on Saturday at 3:10 p.m. CT at Miller Park in the third game of the Brewers' four-game series with the Cardinals. Anderson allowed a season-high six runs on only five hits in 5 1/3 innings of a loss to the Phillies on Sunday. Right-hander Miles Mikolas (7-2, 2.69) will start for the Cardinals.

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