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Pirates trade for Casey McGehee

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked up third baseman, and Santa Cruz California native Casey McGehee from the Milwaukee Brewers today for right handed reliever Jose Veras.  With their acquisition of Aramis Ramirez the Brewers didn’t feel they needed McGehee. The Pirates still don’t really have a solid first basemen other then Garrett Jones who struggles against […]

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K-Rod to Stay in Milwaukee After Accepting Brewers Arbitration Offer

Whoops!!! This wasn’t in the plans for Milwaukee.  Francisco (K-Rod) Rodriguez has accepted the Brewers arbitration offer and will stay with the Brewers in 2012.  There must not have been a whole lot of interest in Rodriguez on the open market because I’m sure he would have wanted a multi year deal. From a fantasy […]

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Alex Gonzalez about to Sign with Milwaukee Brewers

If you go onto MLB.com and click on the Milwaukee Brewers depth chart the shortstop position is blank.  Make that “was” blank because it sounds like the Brewers are going to land Alex Gonzalez.  I like this move for the Brewers (mostly because I was terrified the San Francisco Giants were going to sign him […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: First Base

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARZ – Goldmember in Austin Powers used to say, “I love gooooooold”. Well, in 2012 NL fantasy owners will be saying, “I love Goldschmidt!”.  This guy is a straight BEAST!!!  He hit the furthest home run I’ve […]

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Brewers Talk: Mat Gamel, Fransico Rodriguez

Milwaukee Brewers manager Bob Melvin had a talk with Tom Hauricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  pretty standard interview stuff but two things that Melvin mentioned that could be of interest to NL fantasy owners.  Number one Melvin expects to give Mat Gamel a chance to be an impact player in 2012.  Most likely at […]

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With Narveson on DL, Brewers move Greinke up 1 day to Start Friday

With Chris Narveson being placed on the DL, (who apparently cut his pitching hand with some scissors while attempting and failing to fix his glove) the Milwaukee Brewers have decided to move Zack Greinke up 1 day from Saturday to Friday in the rotation.  The original thinking was either recently called up Frankie De La […]

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K-Rod Traded to Brewers…. Will most likely be 8th Inning Guy

The Mets were expected to be major salary un-loaders as the trade deadline approached this season.  The first domino has fallen and its not good for Francisco Rodriguez owners as he was traded to Milwaukee to be there 8th inning set-up man.  John Axford has been solid as closer in Milwaukee and all reports I […]

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Top Closer – KROD – Dealt to Brewers – Pick Up of the Day

In an interesting move, rx the New York Mets dealt Francisco Rodriguez to the Brewers last night.  Not sure if there is going to be a closer controversy here, recipe but it is not good for the owners of either K-Rod or current Brewer closer John Axford.  One of these guys will be turned into […]

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Brewers to promote Mat Gamel this week?

According to MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy the Brewers are going to promote once (and maybe still) highly touted prospect Mat Gamel up from AAA this week.  But don’t get to excited, Gamel isn’t going to replace struggling Casey McGehee at 3B, but rather be a DH when the Brewers travel to Boston to take on the […]

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Nyger Morgan Breaks Finger – To Miss Another 2 Weeks

Just activated from the DL 2 days ago, pharm the Brewers Nyger Morgan broke his finger on a sacrafice bunt last night and will be sidelined for another 2 weeks.  Carlos Gomez with me thrust right back into everyday duties in center field.

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