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Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers: Building A Winner Takes Time, Let’s Enjoy The Ride

Milwaukee Brewers fans are excited about the prospect of their team making the first back-to-back playoff appearance since the 1981-1982 season, and the only World Series in team history. General Manager David Stearns has cast a wide net this off-season. It seems like every day a new rumor pops up that never ends up materializing. […] Milwaukee Brewers: Building A Winner Takes Time, Let’s Enjoy The Ride - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Crawfish Boxes

Astros Crawfish Boil: January 8th, 2019

Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Astros News Collin McHugh starts podcast about MLB life (MLB.com)Don’t hate on Dallas Keuchel for rejecting 2016 contract offer (Climbing Tal’s Hill)Springer, Civil rights icon to head Houston’s MLK parade (Houston Chronicle)Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch to speak at Oklahoma Christian banquet (The Oklahoman) Around the league White Sox sign Kelvin Herrera as relief market shrinks (FanGraphs)Phils poised to make their pitch to Harper (MLB.com)Report: Brewers, Giants have discussed potential Madison Bumgarner trade (Sports...

Brew Crew Ball

Report: Brewers still ‘like’ Brian Dozier, Mike Moustakas reunion not ruled out

We’ll take any kind of Brewers news at this point in the offseason, but neither move seems imminent We’re now only about a month and a half away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, and baseball’s free agent market is again moving at a glacial pace. That includes the second base market, where there are more quality veteran free agents than teams needing second base help. The Brewers are one of those teams, but since they don’t figure to need a longterm solution at the position, general manager David Stearns seems content to wait and see what falls into his...

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs name Mark Loretta bench coach

There’s a name you hadn’t heard mentioned before. We have discussed a number of different names for the open position as Cubs bench coach under manager Joe Maddon, after Brandon Hyde left the position to become Orioles manager. Mark Loretta was not one of those names. But Wednesday, he was named Cubs bench coach. Loretta, 47, who played college ball at Northwestern, had a 15-year big-league career with five teams, mostly with the Brewers (eight of those years). He was an infielder who hit .295/.360/.395 and had 1,713 hits. He was an All-Star twice and finished ninth in MVP voting in...

NLCS Gm5: Councell on offense, Woodruff in loss

Brewers manager Craig Counsell discusses the team's lack of offense and his decision to bring in Brandon Woodruff in the loss to the Dodgers About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the U

NLCS Gm5: Kershaw, Roberts, Barnes and Turner on win

Clayton Kershaw, manager Dave Roberts, Justin Turner and Austin Barnes discuss the Dodgers' Game 5 win over the Brewers About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and cons

NLCS Gm3: Counsell, Arcia and Chacin on Game 3 win

Brewers manager Craig Counsell, starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin and Orlando Arcia discuss the Brewers' key victory in Game 3 of the NLCS About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the Unite