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Articles tagged with 'brewers'


Why is Ryan Braun trending on Twitter?

Published Nov. 25, 2015

Any time we see "Ryan Braun" trending on Twitter, we need to take a second look. Today, it's because he's in Milwaukee to take donations for the Hunger Task Force, but there are some new unsubstantiated trade rumors swirling around social media, too.


Brewers' 2016 fan promotions are quirky, cool for all ages

Published Nov. 9, 2015

Besides the Bob Uecker Talking Alarm Clock, the Brewers' 2016 All-Fan promotions will include six new Bobbleheads, "Free-Shirt Fridays" and three unique giveaways for children, as well as Kids Eat Free Sundays.


"Get up, get up, get outta bed" with a Bob Uecker alarm clock next season

Published Nov. 4, 2015

The Brewers have been slowly revealing next season's all-fan giveaways this past week. For the most part, they've been of the fairly standard bobblehead variety. I'm sorry, were you yawning at those free collectables? Because here's something to wake you up: a talking Bob Uecker alarm clock.


Kenny Chesney returns to Miller Park on June 18

Published Oct. 27, 2015

This morning, country music star Kenny Chesney announced that he will return to Miller Park for a show on Saturday, June 18. The star previously headlined the venue in 2013 as a part of his "No Shoes Nation" tour, as well as in 2010 for the Farm Aid 25th Anniversary Tour performance.


Youth better serve Brewers new GM Stearns

Published Oct. 9, 2015

Milwaukee Brewers fans seem pretty excited about new General Manager David Stearns. That's certainly justified, but it could also be like being up for that hot date you know is out of your league and doesn't work out as planned.


New GM Stearns "not setting limits" for when Brewers will compete again

Published Sept. 22, 2015

Very few people expected the 2015 Houston Astros to be a competitive team. Yet, with 10 games remaining in the regular season, they are set up to either win the American League West or grab a Wild Card spot. That lesson in expectations resonated with David Stearns as he transitions from the Astros front office into his new job as Milwaukee Brewers general manager.


Stearns brings new skill set to task of rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers

Published Sept. 22, 2015

In case there was any doubt, baseball in Milwaukee has changed Doug Melvin, the present general manager is 63. College was not part of his game plan He was a minor league pitcher until he realized he should be in the front office. The new general manager, David Stearns, is 30. He went to Harvard, of all places and has a degree in political science.


Brewers name David Stearns as new general manager

Published Sept. 21, 2015

This afternoon, Brewers chairman and owner Mark Attanasio named David Stearns as the team's new general manager, taking over for Doug Melvin, who announced last month that he would be stepping down from the position.


Rating Milwaukee's "uniform attractiveness"

Published Aug. 19, 2015

It's fun to analyze, pontificate and rank team uniforms and logos. Paul Lukas' latest work on ESPN ranks "uniform attractiveness." Milwaukee falls into his group with two major pro sports teams (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL). He also does a ranking of the 20 cities with three or more teams.


Brewers' search for Melvin's replacement begins

Published Aug. 12, 2015

It could be several months before the Milwaukee Brewers know who their next general manager will be. What is known is that Doug Melvin will not be back for a 14th season as the team's top decision-maker. The process officially began this week of moving Melvin into an advisory role. This allows for the Brewers to begin a search for a GM.


Which players should the Brewers build the future around?

Published Aug. 10, 2015

Realistically, if Milwaukee's top prospects pan out in the time that they should, 2018 should be the big breakthrough season. If that timeline goes stays on track, there's two-plus seasons to get through before the Brewers are out of rebuild mode. It's what happens in the meantime that will be crucial to Milwaukee. So, which players currently on the 25-man roster should be part of the Brewers' future planning?


Tired of the Brewers losing? Get used to it for a while

Published Aug. 3, 2015

In terms of the Brewers' future, wins and losses don't matter right now. The Brewers are currently on a five-game losing streak after getting swept at Miller Park in a four-game series with the Chicago Cubs. Milwaukee has a 2-10 record since July 22, and more than half of those losses came while still employing Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra. Don't expect it to get any better either.