Latest Milwaukee Brewers News

Báez to Detroit, MLB teams race to finish biz before lockout

Dec. 01, 2021 01:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez agreed to bring his high motor to the Motor City, while other teams around the majors raced to finish up business before Tuesday's deadline to tender contracts and a likely roster freeze coming when baseball's collective bargaining agreement expires Wednesday. ...

Brewers sign Tellez plus 2 catchers, non-tender Vogelbach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed first baseman Rowdy Tellez and catchers Pedro Severino and Brett Sullivan to one-year contracts while non-tendering first baseman Daniel Vogelbach. Vogelbach, an All-Star in 2019 while playing for Seattle, hit .219 with...

Brewers acquire pitcher JC Mejia from Guardians

Nov. 22, 2021 14:44 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired pitcher J.C. Mejia from the Cleveland Guardians for a player to be named or cash. Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns announced the move Monday. Mejia, 25, was 1-7 with an 8.25...

Toronto lefty Ray wins AL Cy Young, Brewers' Burnes takes NL

Nov. 17, 2021 21:00 PM EST

In this Year of the Pitcher, both Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes completed their own kind of comebacks. Ray rebounded from a dismal season that saw him take a rare pay cut to win the AL Cy Young Award with Toronto while Burnes returned from an early bout of COVID-19 with...

Cash wins 2nd straight Manager of the Year; Kapler NL winner

Nov. 16, 2021 20:58 PM EST

For Kevin Cash, being mentioned in the same sentence with Bobby Cox is an honor. “That’s wrong. I shouldn’t be," Cash said. "But saying that, it’s incredibly humbling. When you think about greats in our game, Bobby Cox is right there.” Cash...

Champion Braves sign Manny Piña to add depth at catcher

Nov. 15, 2021 23:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The World Series champion Atlanta Braves added depth at catcher by signing Manny Piña to a two-year, $8 million contract Monday. Piña is the first player filing for free agency after the World Series to sign with a different club. ...

Rays trade INF Brosseau to Brewers for minor league pitcher

Nov. 13, 2021 17:49 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired infielder Mike Brosseau from the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league pitcher Evan Reifert on Saturday in a trade between division winners. Brosseau slumped this season after hitting a huge home run for Tampa Bay in the 2020...

Brewers hire Ozzie Timmons, Connor Dawson as hitting coaches

Nov. 11, 2021 17:57 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers will go with multiple hitting coaches next season after hiring Ozzie Timmons and Connor Dawson to replace the fired Andy Haines. Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns announced Thursday that the NL Central...

The Latest: Braves take 2-1 Series lead with Game 3 win

Oct. 29, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series (all times local): 11:36 p.m. Rookie Ian Anderson and the Atlanta bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the Braves blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 to take a two games to one lead...

Aaron molded careers of World Series managers Snitker, Baker

Oct. 29, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron's imprint is firmly stamped on the World Series. His No. 44 has been painted on the grass in center field at the Braves' Truist Park all season. It remains in big, bold green for Friday night's Game 3 against the Houston Astros. ...