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FILE - Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, in this Wednesday, July 29, 2020, file photo. The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by signing the former All-Stars to one-year contracts. Hader signed for $6.675 million. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Brewers reach 1-year deals with Josh Hader, Brandon Woodruff

Jan. 15, 2021 3:39 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by agreeing to one-year contracts with the former All-Stars. Hader signed for $6,675,000 while Woodruff agreed to a $3,275,000 deal. The Brewers don’t have any arbitration cases. Last...

Knebel ($5.25M), Floro ($975,000) agree with Dodgers

Jan. 14, 2021 9:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Corey Knebel agreed to a $5.25 million, one-year contract on Thursday that avoided salary arbitration, and pitcher Dylan Floro agreed to $975,000. The 29-year-old Knebel was acquired from Milwaukee on Dec. 2 ahead of the deadline for teams to offer 2021...

Brewers claim utilityman Tim Lopes off waivers from Mariners

Dec. 22, 2020 7:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have claimed utilityman Tim Lopes off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Lopes, 26, batted .238 with two homers and 15 RBIs in 46 games for Seattle last season. He posted a .278 on-base percentage and a .364 slugging percentage. He hit .270 with one homer and 12 RBIs...

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, right, celebrates with manager Craig Counsell after hitting an inside-the-park home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago. Counsell is confident former MVP Yelich’s 2020 hitting struggles won’t carry over into next season. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Brewers' Counsell confident Yelich will bounce back

Dec. 17, 2020 8:34 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell is confident former MVP Christian Yelich’s 2020 hitting struggles won’t carry over to next season. After winning consecutive NL batting titles in 2018 and 2019 during his first two years with the Brewers, Yelich hit just .205 with 12...

Milwaukee Brewers' pitcher Alex Claudio throws against the Minnesota Twins during a baseball game in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Left-handed reliever Alex Claudio has agreed to a one-year, $1.125 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels announced the deal Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Alex Claudio, Angels agree to $1,125,000, 1-year deal

Dec. 16, 2020 8:48 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Alex Claudio agreed to a one-year, $1,125,000 contract Wednesday with the Los Angeles Angels, adding the sidearm reliever to their bullpen makeover. Claudio has appeared in 239 games over the past four seasons with Texas and Milwaukee, third most by a pitcher in the...

Brewers get Crawford from Dodgers to complete Knebel trade

Dec. 11, 2020 12:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired minor league left-handed pitcher Leo Crawford to complete the trade that sent former All-Star reliever Corey Knebel to the Los Angeles Dodgers. When the trade was announced Dec. 2, the Dodgers received Knebel for a player to be named or cash. The player...

FILE - In this July 15, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Luke Maile, right, talks with a trainer during an intrasquad baseball game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Maile underwent surgery to repair a fractured right index finger on Friday, July 17. The fracture was sustained after being by hit by a pitch in Thursday's intrasquad game at PNC Park. Maile is projected to resume competitive baseball activities in 10-12 weeks. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Maile gets deal with Brewers that pays $825,000 in majors

Dec. 8, 2020 11:50 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free agent catcher Luke Maile and the Milwaukee Brewers finalized a one-year contract Tuesday that pays an $825,000 salary while in the major leagues and a $275,000 salary in the minors. The 29-year-old can earn $75,000 in performance bonuses in the majors for games played: $25,000 each...

Milwaukee Brewers' Corey Knebel throws during a practice session Monday, July 13, 2020, at Miller Park in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers trade reliever Knebel to Dodgers, cut 3 players

Dec. 3, 2020 2:33 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers traded reliever Corey Knebel to the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash. The Brewers also announced they did not offer 2021 contracts to left-hander Alex Claudio, outfielder Ben Gamel and utilityman Jace Peterson....

Milwaukee Brewers' Corey Knebel throws during a practice session Monday, July 13, 2020, at Miller Park in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Dodgers acquire Knebel, agree with Alexander on $1M deal

Dec. 3, 2020 12:21 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired reliever Corey Knebel from the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash. Coming off their first World Series championship since 1988, the Dodgers also agreed with reliever Scott Alexander on a one-year deal for $1 million, avoiding...

Brewers promote Matt Arnold to senior VP and general manager

Nov. 19, 2020 4:05 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted Matt Arnold to senior vice president and general manager. Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns announced the move Thursday and said it “formalizes how we have operated over the last few years.” Stearns previously held the...