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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...

CORRECTS SECOND SENTENCE - FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2020, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Kyle Lewis begins his swing on a solo home run against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game in Seattle. Lewis won the AL Rookie of the Year award on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Brewers' Williams, Mariners CF Lewis win Rookie of the Year

Nov. 9, 2020 9:05 PM EST

Much like one of his lofty leaps at the wall, Kyle Lewis soared above the field. The center fielder for the Seattle Mariners won the AL Rookie of the Year award Monday night, and Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams took home the NL honor. The 25-year-old Lewis received all 30 first-place votes in balloting...

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams wins NL Rookie of the Year award.

Nov. 9, 2020 6:20 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams wins NL Rookie of the Year award.

Sedar moving to advisory role on Brewers' coaching staff

Nov. 4, 2020 4:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After working as a Milwaukee Brewers first-base or third-base coach for the last 14 seasons, Ed Sedar is moving into a new role as an adviser to the team’s coaching staff. That move marked the biggest change as the Brewers announced manager Craig Counsell's 2021 coaching staff...

Healy goes free, refuses assignment to minors from Brewers

Nov. 2, 2020 1:05 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Ryon Healy has opted for free agency, refusing an outright assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers off their 40-man roster to their Triple-A affiliate. at San Antonio. The 28-year-old played just four regular-season games for Milwaukee this year and batted .143 with no homers, runs...

Dodgers decline option on RHP Jimmy Nelson

Oct. 30, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Nelson’s $2 million option was declined Friday by the Los Angeles Dodgers, allowing the right-hander to become a free agent. Nelson is owed a $500,000 buyout. It’s been a rough three years for Nelson, who had a career year with the Brewers in 2017, posting a 3.49 ERA...

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Jedd Gyorko (5) walks back to the dugout after an at-bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game 2 of a National League wild-card baseball series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Brewers have declined 2021 options on infielders Jedd Gyorko and Eric Sogard as well as outfielder Ben Gamel. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

Brewers decline 2021 options on Gyorko, Sogard, Gamel

Oct. 30, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have declined 2021 options on infielders Jedd Gyorko and Eric Sogard as well as outfielder Ben Gamel. Gyorko and Sogard each had $4.5 million options and now instead become eligible for free agency. Gyorko gets a $1 million buyout and Sogard $500,000. “Both of...

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati. The Brewers have declined to exercise a $15 million mutual 2021 option on Braun as the franchise’s career home run leader ponders whether to continue playing. Braun is due a $4 million buyout. The 37-year-old often said this year that this might be his final season. He has spent his entire career in Milwaukee and has a franchise-record 352 career home runs. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Brewers decline $15 million 2021 option on Ryan Braun

Oct. 29, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have declined to exercise a $15 million mutual 2021 option on veteran outfielder Ryan Braun as the franchise’s career home run leader ponders whether to continue playing. Braun became a free agent and is due a $4 million buyout. The 37-year-old often said this...

FILE - In this July 29, 2020 file photo, The Fiserv Forum is seen in Milwaukee. Election officials said Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, that they scrapped their plans to use the Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers' stadiums as early voting sites in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin. Milwaukee's election commission had planned to use Fiserv Forum and Miller Park between Oct. 20 and Nov. 1 as sites where people could have voted early in-person or returned absentee ballots they received by mail. The commission developed the plan in an effort to provide safe voting sites during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Morry Gash File)

Milwaukee scraps early voting plans at Fiserv, Miller Park

Oct. 6, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Election officials said Tuesday that they scrapped their plans to use the Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers' stadiums as early voting sites in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin, citing fear that the ballots could be legally challenged. Milwaukee's city election commission had...

File-Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns stands on the field before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Miami.  Stearns says this year’s abbreviated schedule makes it difficult to evaluate his roster as he tries to make offseason improvements. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Brewers GM Stearns: Payroll "uncertain" in '21 due to virus

Oct. 5, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns said the team might trim payroll in 2021 following three straight postseason trips due to financial hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The Brewers have upped payroll in recent years to build around Christian Yelich, Josh Hader...