Brewers Update – Week of August 8th
The Brewers are looking to put together a nice second half of the season
that ends with them snagging a playoff spot, though that's not going to be easy with both Pittsburgh and St. Louis looking
to do the same thing. But even though the race has definitely gotten closer recently, this is a team that definitely isn't
going to be backing down from a challenge anytime soon, and fans are optimistic that they can keep the wins coming down the
home stretch. Though they've had a couple of downs to go with the winning streaks so far in the second half, this is a team
with a strong pitching staff and a dangerous lineup that is hoping to break there to the end to battle for a trip to the postseason.
of the best parts about the Brewers is that they have one of the most balanced lineups in the entire National League. With
five different players above 50 RBIs on the season, the Brewers get nightly contributions all over the lineup, making it extremely
tough on opposing pitchers from one series to the next. Though Yovani Gollardo went a little while without a win, the previously
red-hot Tampa Bay Rays got a glimpse of what he's capable of while Gollardo dominated in seven shutout innings to give him
his sixth win of the season.
The Brewers will also be looking to pick up a little momentum despite a tough home stand
that will bring them up against the Giants and the Dodgers – two other teams vying for a playoffs spot. Then it will
be on the road to take on the Cubs and then the Dodgers before coming home to take on the Blue Jays and the Pirates. With
plenty of games against teams above.500 on the upcoming schedule, the Brewers have some opportunities to once again show that
they can beat any team in the league and that they're going to be a major player in how the N.L. Central gets decided.
Brewers Update – Week of July 4
With one of the best starts for the Brewers in franchise history, the Brew
Crew has been out in force all season long as Milwaukee has surged all the way to the top of the N.L. Central. Though it's
been one of the tighter divisions in Major League Baseball in recent seasons, so far this year it's been all about the Brewers,
who have pushed well past St. Louis and Cincinnati to take a pretty commanding lead in the division. Anything can happen when
it comes to baseball, but fans have been exhilarated by a team that has shown they can win in a variety of different way,
which is the formula for being a major threat to win it all.
Leading the way has been the strong performance of the
pitching staff, with Kyle Lohse putting together another very nice season and leading the team in several major pitching categories.
Winning nine of his first 14 decisions, Lohse has been one of the best pitchers in the National League in the first half of
the season, though other starters Yovani Gollardo and Wily Peralta have also been very good throughout the first half of the
season. And you also can't forget about Francisco Rodriguez, who is back in top form while locking down saves left and right
But the Brewers have also showed that they have some serious talent in the batter's box as well. Fans already
knew that Ryan Braun was likely to be amongst the team leaders in run production, but they've also gotten a major lift from
both Jonathan Lucroy, Khris Davis, Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez. With production all across the lineup, the Brewers have
one of the most dangerous hitting teams from top to bottom, giving them the type of balance that has made them very difficult
to beat as they continue to be the cream of the crop in the National League.
Brewers Update – Week of June
Even after cooling off just a tiny bit in April, after a torrid start to the 2014 season, the Brewers are still in
great shape as we move closer to the halfway point of the season. With a healthy lead in the N.L. Central, the Brewers are
looking like the team to beat thanks to their balanced approach, as they have an exciting lineup to go along with one of the
better pitching staffs in the National League. The Brewers also have proven that they have the tendency to put together some
clutch hits, given them a reputation as a team that you don't want to mess around with during the latter innings.
the Brewers definitely showed that during an exciting 7-6 win recently at home against the Baltimore Orioles. In the game,
the Brewers pinch hit starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo in the 10th inning, and Gallardo delivered a clutch RBI double to win
the game. The Brewers would end up taking the next two games as well, as moments like that are the type of moments that tend
to build major momentum. But a recent shutout of the Cubs, with the final score of 9-0, also was the type of game that can
really give a team some confidence. Though Cubs' starter Jeff Samardzija has been arguably the best pitcher in the league
this year, the Brewers roughed him up, racking up eight earned runs and delivering his worst loss of the season.
a balanced offensive attack with many key contributors and a pitching rotation that is near the top of the league in most
of the main categories, the Brewers are clearly building for more than just a division win. If things can continue to come
together this season, Brewers' fans will be speculating all around town about their chances for a deep playoff push, guaranteeing
plenty of fanfare around each and every Brewers' game through the rest of the season.
Brewers Update –
Week of May 2nd
As the only team in the league to win 20 games in April, the Brewers are in great shape thanks to the
hottest start in all of Major League Baseball, as they sit easily atop the N.L. Central following a 20-8 first month of the
2014 regular season. So far, the Brewers have only lost a series against the Cardinals and Braves, beating the Pirates twice,
the Phillies, the Red Sox, the Padres, the Cubs and having their revenge on the Cardinals by taking two out of three in St.
Louis to close out April. With a nine-game winning streak at one point, the Brewers have been as good as it gets in baseball
so far this season, giving fans plenty of optimism as the Brew Crew heads into May looking to do more of the same.
of the best parts about the Brewers is how many different players have contributed, with a balanced approach that has them
ranking near the top of the league in both pitching and hitting categories. But even though they've shown they can mash too,
their pitching staff has been nothing short of astounding so far, ranking in the top four in all of the major team pitching
categories. Overall, the Brewers ranked first in quality starts and WHIP and are number three in the league in ERA, giving
them a major chance to win every time they take to the field.
With Ryan Braun leading the team in batting average and
Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez leading in power categories, this is a team that swing the bat as well, making many managers
scratch their head so far as they try to figure out ways to beat the Brewers. Individual pitching wise, it doesn't get any
better than Yovani Gallardo, who has been unbelievable in tallying a 2-0 record to go along with a 1.91 ERA. Kyle Lohse has
also been a bright spot in the rotation and it helps to have Francisco Rodriguez at the end of the bullpen, as the resurgent
K-Rod has been lights out while leading the league with 13 saves.
2014 Milwaukee Brewers Schedule
Park in Milwaukee is known for being one of the very best places in the world to see a big baseball game, and that's not something
likely to change as the talented Brewers look to round into form and swing their way back into the mix for the postseason.
The Brewers are hoping to improve on a sub-par 2013 campaign this time around, and it will go a long way to have their most
fervent supporters in the stands for their biggest home games. The Brewers are hoping to rise in the ranks of the National
League Central this season with a team that can do a little bit of everything, from bash the ball out of the park and steal
bases with the best of them to dominating on the mound with their talented rotation. There is nothing quite like being there
when the game is on the line and the Brewers are digging in, but that's not something that you're going to figure out from
The Brewers know that they have to step up their game when the St. Louis Cardinals come to Milwaukee this season.
The Cardinals were able to win the National league Central title last season and advanced all the way to the World Series,
so they're naturally going to be a tough team to take down in 2014. The Cardinals again look like a formidable team, so any
wins against this ball club would go a long way for a Milwaukee team that is looking to climb to the top of the division standings.
Every game against the Cards should be a big one this season, and that's why the fans need to show up in a big way to support
the Brewers for these contests.
The Brew Crew will also have to give it everything they've got on the baseball diamond
when the Pittsburgh Pirates come to town. The Pirates were able to finish second in the National League Central standings
last season, winning 94 games and earning a Wild Card berth into the playoffs. The Pirates should be in contention for the
division title in 2014, which means that the Brewers are going to have to play hard against Pittsburgh at home this year if
they hope to finish ahead of the Bucs in the standings. Whether you're looking for a divisional matchup or a highly anticipated
interleague game against a team the Brew Crew doesn't usually get to play, 2014 is once again filled with possibilities for
Milwaukee Brewers Team Info
The Milwaukee Brewers play in the National League Central division of
Major League Baseball, a division that also features the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago
Cubs. The Brewers finished fourth in the N.L. Central last season, but the division saw three clubs make it to the postseason
in 2013, showing how strong this group of teams really is. The Brewers re looking to make some real noise in the division
this season, and with their collection of talented players that goal seems attainable. It could be a bounce back year for
Milwaukee this season. For the Brewers, it all starts on the bump with Yovani Gollardo and they also have some talent in the
batter's box courtesy of Ryan Braun, Carlos Gomez, Aramis Ramirez and others. With their eyes on the top of the standings,
the Brewers definitely won't be going quietly this season.
The MLB Experience
People have been heading
out to watch live baseball for more than a century now, and the tradition is entrenched in American history. There's something
magical about being there in the stadium and hearing the crack of the bat that keeps folks coming back each and every season
to see their favorite teams take the field. Major League Baseball is the best baseball league in the world, and features some
of the most talented athletes you'll ever see. The best way to see them is from your seat in the stands, where you can truly
appreciate the skill it takes to be a Major League Baseball player. The Brewers hit the field at home 81 times throughout
the regular season, giving fans of the team plenty of opportunities to take in a game. When you're there in the stands during
the middle of an intense game that could go either way, you'll definitely see that baseball is a sport that springs to a different
level when you get to see the drama unfold first-hand.
Milwaukee Brewers History
The Milwaukee Brewers
franchise was founded as the Seattle Pilots in 1969. The following season the organization moved to Milwaukee and renamed
the franchise the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers have had some great players don the Milwaukee uniform throughout the years,
but team success has eluded this ball club more often than not. The team is yet to win a National League Pennant, something
that every Brewers fan would love to see change this season. But they definitely haven't been short of amazing players and
memorable seasons, with all-time greats like Robin Yount, Paul Molitor and more playing their best baseball in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Brewers Trivia
The Milwaukee Brewers have won the National League Central title once time? In what
year did that occur?
The answer is 2011, when they were led by Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder and put together one of
the best seasons in their franchise's history.
Fans of the game of baseball love to head out
to the stadium to watch their favorite team play, and that certainly includes supporters of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers
are an institution in Wisconsin, and their fans support them no matter what. It's always a great time to head out to the ballpark
and cheer on the Brew Crew with fellow supporters of the team, though you can also be in for a treat if you head out to see
the Brewers on the road. When you get a chance to see two talented teams battling it out on the diamond, whether it's home
or away for your favorite team, there's nothing else quite like Major League Baseball.