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Ryan Braun Sets Milwaukee Brewers Record for Grand Slams

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Story courtesy of Bleacher Report. Milwaukee Brewers star left fielder Ryan Braun crushed a grand slam off Philadelphia Phillies starter Nick Pivetta to cap off an eight-run second inning during the team’s 9-6 victory Friday. The bases-loaded jack marked the sixth of his career in the majors. The shot also broke a tie with Cecil Cooper, John […]

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THE TOP 5 FARM SYSTEMS IN MLB

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Early February is an exciting time for prospect watchers as the past three weeks have seen the three major top-100 prospect lists unveiled, starting with MLB.com‘s list on Groundhog Day and followed by Baseball America‘s list last Friday and Baseball Prospectus’s top 101 prospects list this Monday. Averaging the three, the top four prospects in […]

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Brewers: Rebuilding Milwaukee opens spring with Ryan Braun, many new faces

Monday, February 13th, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun, a former NL Rookie of the Year and MVP, can add a new entry to his baseball resume this spring. Meet the Milwaukee Brewers’ elder statesman. Given that the Brewers are still rebuilding, it is possible that the club’s most recognizable player might still be dealt away. But Braun has had to live […]

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Milwaukee Brewers: Top prospects report

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

The Brewers have restocked their system fairly quickly after deciding two years ago to turn the page on contending, a smart move given how quickly the Cubs became world champs and the strength of the Pirates’ and Cardinals’ organizations. Milwaukee has traded well and drafted exceptionally well, but the Brewers have perhaps not had the […]

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Bud Selig Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bud Selig, who evolved from a young, avid fan to founding owner of the Milwaukee Brewers to consensus-building commissioner during a life devoted to baseball, reached the pinnacle of the game Sunday evening. Selig was elected for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., by the […]

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Brewers Give Manager Craig Counsell 3-Year Contract Extension

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Courtesy of USA Today, The  Milwaukee Brewers and manager Craig Counsell have agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season. “I am pleased that we have reached an agreement with Craig to keep him as our manager well into the future,” said general manager David Stearns said in a statement. “Craig possesses the skill […]

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On and Off the Field, Jonathan Lucroy is the Catcher the Texas Rangers Have Been Missing

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Courtesy of Dallas News, Good catchers can think, throw and thump. Great ones also care. About Jonathan Lucroy: He cares.  He cares enough about his pitchers that a bad sequence of calls may impact him more than the guy on the mound. He cares enough to spend hours, plural, each day game-planning with a thick […]

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J.J. Hardy, the Orioles’ Best Hitter in September

Monday, September 19th, 2016

  Courtesy of the Baltimore Sun, Over the past two months, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has so often used some iteration of Friday’s declaration that shortstop J.J. Hardy has “quietly been very solid” that it has ceased being quiet. Even on a day when he made a rare error at shortstop, Hardy was still his […]

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Ryan Braun Raising Awareness for AIDS

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Milwaukee Brewers left fielder and reigning NL MVP Ryan Braun was on hand for AIDS Walk Wisconsin Saturday, October 6th serving as this year’s honorary chair. Despite the chilly conditions, 2,255 people gathered at Milwaukee’s lakefront for the ceremony and walk. According to the AIDS Resource Center, who presents and benefits from the annual event, walkers raided […]

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Braun and Axford Giving Away 5,000 Free Tickets

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Brewers’ slugger Ryan Braun has partnered with closer John Axford in giving away 5,000 free tickets for Milwaukee’s upcoming game Sunday against the Houston Astros. The gesture is a part of “Fan Appreciation Weekend” at Miller Park. Fans can sign up for the free tickets at the Brewers official website.

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