Latest David Stearns News

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...

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...

Giants' Farhan Zaidi voted MLB Executive of the Year

Nov. 09, 2021 00:22 AM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi was voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year on Monday after San Francisco topped teams with 107 wins during the regular season. Zaidi, 44, finished his third season with the Giants,...

Andy Haines out as Brewers' hitting coach after NLDS loss

Oct. 20, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Haines is out as the Milwaukee Brewers’ hitting coach after they scored a total of six runs in their four-game National League Division Series loss to the Atlanta Braves. The Brewers announced Wednesday they wouldn’t be renewing Haines’...

Stearns says Brewers don't know cause of Yelich's struggles

Oct. 15, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns says nobody has been able to figure out the cause of Christian Yelich’s hitting struggles over the past couple of seasons. “I think if we did, if Christian knew exactly what happened,...

Braves, Brewers spurred to playoffs by bold midseason deals

Oct. 07, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves left spring training with high hopes following three straight NL East titles. Then star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. tore the ACL in his right knee, and it fell on the front office to get underwhelming Atlanta the...

A look at the 16 potential World Series matchups

Oct. 07, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

If the first two days are any indication, this is going to be quite a postseason. Four of baseball's most storied franchises played in the wild-card games, with the Red Sox beating the Yankees and then the Dodgers eliminating the Cardinals on Chris Taylor's ninth-inning...

Bullpen issues provide one more test for Brewers' Counsell

Oct. 06, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell faces the obstacle of adapting his postseason bullpen to account for the absence of injured setup man Devin Williams. That’s only the latest of numerous challenges Counsell has encountered this season, even...

Brewers' Yelich hopes to shake shaky 2021 in postseason

Oct. 05, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Perhaps the most surprising element of the Milwaukee Brewers’ run to the NL Central title is they won it without a typical season from Christian Yelich. The 2018 NL MVP missed much of the first half with a lower back strain and didn’t hit for much...

LEADING OFF: Braves & Astros can clinch, MadBum in SanFran

Sep. 30, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE FOR FOUR Atlanta can clinch its fourth consecutive NL East title with a win at home over Philadelphia, which would complete a three-game sweep of their high-stakes...