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Brewers decline option on Eric Sogard, officially declining all team options for 2021

Brewers decline option on Eric Sogard, officially declining all team options for 2021

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports In one day, the Brewers cut more than $18 million in salary The Brewers have officially announced they will not be picking up the options of any of the players that had them for next season. Declining their half of the $15 million mutual option with Ryan Braun was already announced earlier in the day, and their turning down the options for Jedd Gyorko and Ben Gamel was previously reported by other outlets. The team confirmed those decisions, along with the fact they were turning down Eric Sogard’s team option, in a tweet this afternoon. The club options on...
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Report: Brewers decline option on Ben Gamel, still retain his rights

Report: Brewers decline option on Ben Gamel, still retain his rights

Photo by Jason Miller/ The Brewers’ backup outfielder won’t be getting his option picked up, and may soon be rejected twice After officially declining Ryan Braun’s $15 million option as expected earlier this morning, the Brewers are also giving us some of the first indications that they’ll be looking to cut costs wherever possible this offseason with another decision on a player with an option for 2021. According to Jon Heyman, outfielder Ben Gamel, who avoided arbitration by signing a one-year deal with a team option for 2021 prior to this season, is getting that option...
Reviewing the Brew 7 hours ago

Brewers: Ben Gamel’s Option Declined, Still Arbitration Eligible

The Milwaukee Brewers have decided to decline the contract option for Ben Gamel. After the opt-out of Lorenzo Cain, Ben Gamel became one of the most important Brewers on the roster. He was going to get a lot more playing time after that with the frequent health issues that Ryan Braun had. Gamel got off […] Brewers: Ben Gamel’s Option Declined, Still Arbitration Eligible - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Milwaukee Brewers decline Ryan Braun’s option, slugger heads to free agency

Milwaukee Brewers decline Ryan Braun’s option, slugger heads to free agency

Rick Wood via Imagn Content Services, LLC It’s the first time Ryan Braun’s had to test the free agent market in his career The Milwaukee Brewers have declined outfielder Ryan Braun’s $15 million option for the 2021 season, making the career-long Brewers and former MVP a free agent for the first time. Associated Press reporting what we knew would happen with $15 million mutual option for 2021 on Ryan Braun's contract, with #Brewers declining their end. There is a $4 million buyout.— Tom (@Haudricourt) October 30, 2020 Braun was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers fifth overall...
Reviewing the Brew 21 hours ago

Milwaukee Brewers Decline Option On Ryan Braun To No Surprise

Upon the conclusion of the Brewers being eliminated in the postseason this year, Brewer fans were instantly reminiscing over the fact that they may have seen Ryan Braun’s last professional baseball game. Today, news broke that the Brewers have officially declined Ryan Braun‘s $15MM mutual option for the 2021 season. The Brewers are yet to make an […] Milwaukee Brewers Decline Option On Ryan Braun To No Surprise - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Reviewing the Brew 23 hours ago

Milwaukee Brewers 2020 Season Report Card: Ryan Braun

Our 2020 Milwaukee Brewers report card series continues on as we grade the season performance of right fielder Ryan Braun. When the shortened 2020 season was announced along with its rule changes, many thought it would benefit some players more than others. One of those Brewers players it would supposedly benefit the most was veteran […] Milwaukee Brewers 2020 Season Report Card: Ryan Braun - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Brewers decline $15 million 2021 option on Ryan Braun

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.
Brew Crew Ball Oct 26, 2020
Milwaukee Brewers with contract options for 2021

Milwaukee Brewers with contract options for 2021

Rick Wood via Imagn Content Services, LLC There are four players on this list, including one big notable name. The Milwaukee Brewers have just one true free agent who is set to hit the open market after the conclusion of the World Series, as we explored late last week. But there may be a few other players on the team who will join Brett Anderson in searching for a new deal this offseason. David Stearns and company have four contract options to deal with for 2020, and some decisions will be easier than others: OF Ryan Braun $15 mil mutual option ($4 mil buyout) Might this really be it for...
Brew Crew Ball Oct 6, 2020
Milwaukee’s Tailgate Brewers Podcast: Ray Montgomery is Dwight Schrute

Milwaukee’s Tailgate Brewers Podcast: Ray Montgomery is Dwight Schrute

Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via via We talk about the Brewers’ brief playoff appearance, Brent Suter’s uncharacteristic struggles, and our favorite Ryan Braun memories While anything could have happened in a three-game playoff series, the most predictable thing ended up happening. The Brewers were promptly swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round, as the Brewers’ pitching wasn’t able to outpace an anemic offense. Brad Ford, Paul Noonan, Ryan Topp and I talk about the two games in LA, whether there was anything good to take out of this playoff...
Reviewing the Brew Oct 4, 2020

Brewers: Will Ryan Braun Retire Or Return For One More Year?

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun enters this offseason with an important decision to make on retirement. It’s an age-old question: Should I stay or should I go? 1980s Punk band ‘The Clash’ tried to answer this question and concluded “If I go there will be trouble, if I stay it will be double”. Ryan Braun may […] Brewers: Will Ryan Braun Retire Or Return For One More Year? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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