Brewers sign Robert Stock to minor league contract
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by Harrison_Freuck
1d ago
Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports Stock also receives an invite to big-league spring training The Milwaukee Brewers added Robert Stock on a minor league contract Thursday with an invite to big-league spring training, per Adam McCalvy. The Brewers have signed righty Robert Stock to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big-league camp. He pitched in South Korea last year after appearing in the Majors for the Padres, Red Sox, Cubs and Mets from 2018-21. — Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) January 26, 2023 As McCalvy mentioned in his tweet, Stock previously pitched in the majors with the Padre ..read more
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Three Brewers make MLB’s Top 100 Prospects list, led by Jackson Chourio at No. 8
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by Harrison_Freuck
1d ago
Curt Hogg / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Chourio, still only 18, went from unranked at the beginning of 2022 to top 10 entering the new year MLB.com released the Top 100 Prospects list entering 2023 on Thursday night, with three Brewers cracking the list. From the mid-season 2022 list, Jackson Chourio moved up three spots to #8 while fellow outfielders Sal Frelick (#30) and Joey Wiemer (#90) moved up 19 spots and down one spot, respectively. Chourio was ranked at #3 on Baseball America’s prospect rankings, while Frelick came in at #34. A former international free agent signee ..read more
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Submit Your Questions for Brew Crew Ball Mailbag #20
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by Jack Stern
3d ago
Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Leave your Brewers questions in the comments below or on Twitter for a chance to have them answered on Friday The Brewers’ offseason activity has picked up since the last edition of the Brew Crew Ball Mailbag, so here’s your chance to ask about the stories and events that have transpired within the past month. The club signed Wade Miley during the first week of January as their first big-league free-agent addition of the offseason. Last week, they agreed to a one-year deal with former Marlins third baseman and right fielder Brian Anderson. The Brewers announ ..read more
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Brewers DFA Jon Singleton as Brian Anderson signing becomes official
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by Harrison_Freuck
5d ago
Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports A former top prospect, Singleton showed he still has some pop with AAA Nashville in 2022 First baseman Jon Singleton was designated for assignment from the Brewers to make room on the 40-man roster for the signing of Brian Anderson, Curt Hogg reported Monday afternoon. Jon Singleton has been DFAd to make room on the 40-man roster. https://t.co/RmwdADQAge — Curt Hogg (@CyrtHogg) January 23, 2023 Singleton, now 31, was previously a top prospect with the Astros, peaking as the #27 prospect in all of baseball in 2013, per Baseball America and MLB.com. He hasn’t p ..read more
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Looking back at the top prospects in Brewers history
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by Matt_Aho
1w ago
Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports I’ve combed through the numbers in search of a definitive list of the top five prospects in Brewers history In baseball, fans are always trying to find ways to find hope in their franchise. What will be the piece that gets them over the edge, earning them a chance to win a championship? Sometimes, it’s a blockbuster trade or a free agent signing, a topic we dove into a few weeks ago. If neither, it’s the ability to grow homegrown talent. Even if the product on the Major League field is struggling, there is always hope from the farm system. On Wednesday, Baseball A ..read more
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Brewers agree to deal with third baseman/outfielder Brian Anderson
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by Jack Stern
1w ago
Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports Shoulder injuries have stalled Anderson after a promising start to his career The Brewers reportedly added some depth to their position player group on Tuesday night, as The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports that the club is in agreement with veteran third baseman and outfielder Brian Anderson. The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but it is presumably a one-year contract. Free-agent infielder/outfielder Brian Anderson in agreement with Brewers, pending physical, sources tell @TheAthletic. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 18, 2023 Anderson, who ..read more
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Willy Adames, Eric Lauer, Luis Urias, and Devin Williams all avoid arbitration with one-year contracts
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by -JP-
2w ago
Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images The arbitration deals before the deadline keep rolling in. After the first couple of pre-arbitration deals came out earlier today, the floodgates opened and the deals started pouring in. Four more players have agreed to contracts, per different reports. Willy Adames, $8.7 million Eric Lauer, $5.075 million Luis Urias, $4.7 million Devin Williams, $3.35 million Willy Adames has been a massive addition to the Brewers since he was acquired from the Rays in 2021. He hit .238/.298/.458 in 2022 with 31 HR and 98 RBI. He is on track to lead the team at shorts ..read more
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Rowdy Tellez and Brewers avoid arbitration, settle at $4.95 million
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by -JP-
2w ago
Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images The Brewers also settle with their primary first baseman. Shortly after the report came out that the Brewers had settled with Keston Hiura, a report came out that the Brewers had also settled with the other side of their first base duo. Rowdy Tellez also agreed to a one-year deal with the Brewers to avoid arbitration. Per Robert Murray, the deal is worth $4.95 million. Tellez is in his second year of arbitration and has been a strong presence for the Brewers at first base. He led the team last year with 35 home runs and was one of their most dependable players ..read more
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Infield shifting restrictions will not benefit Christian Yelich
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by Jack Stern
2w ago
Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports The new positioning rule won’t help Yelich because he was never a consistent victim of the shift Major League Baseball is instituting a new positioning rule for the 2023 season designed to limit the extreme infield shifting that has become increasingly common in the last decade. Under the new rule, defenses must have two infielders on each side of second base and all infielders standing in the infield dirt when the pitcher is on the rubber. As a result, the overshift commonly used against left-handed hitters, which features three infielders on the right side of ..read more
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Brewers sign Thyago Vieira to minor-league deal
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by Jack Stern
2w ago
Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images Another high-velocity arm joins the bullpen mix According to MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy, the Brewers have signed right-handed reliever Thyago Vieira to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. Another non-roster invitee for the Brewers: RHP Thyago Vieira, who has pitched in Japan since 2020, signed a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League camp. https://t.co/GJOsKSas00 — Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) January 12, 2023 The 29-year-old owns a 7.36 ERA and 5.32 FIP in 25 2⁄3 innings across three seasons with ..read more
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