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Most hyped RHP prospects of the past 20 years

@GoldenSombrero and @JimCallisMLB and @JonathanMayo
May 27, 2020

Pitching prospects are an inherently volatile group, one with more cautionary tales than success stories, but the type of impact that a highly touted young hurler can have on an organization’s long-term outlook cannot be overstated. The below list of the most-hyped right-handed pitching prospects of the past 20 years

Attanasio optimistic on 2020 season

Brewers owner cites safety as top priority for MLB to hold games
@AdamMcCalvy
May 26, 2020

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio expressed optimism Tuesday about the prospect of Major League Baseball resuming play this year. “We’re at the precipice of what we need to do to play baseball in the summer of 2020,” he said. “I think we’re going to.” Attanasio, who sits on

Brewers' Top 5 righty starters: McCalvy's take

@AdamMcCalvy
May 26, 2020

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

Crew opens spring facility for individual workouts

@AdamMcCalvy
May 23, 2020

MILWAUKEE -- For the first time since mid-March, American Family Fields of Phoenix is gradually springing back to life. The Brewers have opened their Arizona facility to 40-man roster players who reside in Phoenix for individualized workouts, said president of baseball operations David Stearns. Players report at scheduled times and

These are the best gloves in the NL Central

@Sportsgal25
May 22, 2020

Few things are prettier than an outfielder racing to chase down a hard-hit ball in the gap, leaving his feet in a full dive to pluck the ball from the air before crashing to the ground with the ball securely in his glove. Or a third baseman flashing catlike reflexes

For 1 season, these 30 guys played like HOFers

@williamfleitch
May 25, 2020

It’s easy to break down truly great seasons from the superstars. If anything, the hardest part is deciding which Mike Trout season is the best, or which Barry Bonds, or which Albert Pujols. The real fun is the random superstar season that comes out of nowhere, a player who isn’t

The best games by 1 batter for every club

May 21, 2020

Do you know your favorite team's best individual single-game hitting performance? From Hall of Famers to players who otherwise had obscure careers, there's a diverse list in that category. With the help of all 30 MLB.com beat writers, here's the best game any one batter has had for each club.

Each MLB team's best Draft of all time

@GoldenSombrero and @JimCallisMLB and @JonathanMayo
May 23, 2020

The Dodgers had mixed success in the first three years of the Draft, sandwiching lackluster efforts in 1965 and 1967 around finding three All-Stars (Charlie Hough, Bill Russell, Billy Grabarkewitz) and a Rookie of the Year (Ted Sizemore) in 1966. Los Angeles slid from a World Series championship to an

Brewers’ Top 5 DHs: McCalvy's take

@AdamMcCalvy
May 19, 2020

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

The best debut seasons in Brewers history

@AdamMcCalvy
May 18, 2020

MILWAUKEE -- Just like a week ago when fans chimed in with their favorite villains, our story about the best debut season in each club’s history sparked some solid feedback from Brewers nation. So, let’s give our pick for the original story -- Rollie Fingers in 1981 -- some company,

Watch 44 more epic half-innings right here

May 21, 2020

As the baseball world waits for live games to return, MLB.com once again offered a dizzying sprint through history to satisfy your craving. For the second time, MLB.com streamed the most memorable half-innings in modern history back to back, a string of 44 half-innings. All of the half-innings also are

Stearns: 'We will be prepared to get it going'

@AdamMcCalvy
May 14, 2020

MILWAUKEE -- They were two small gestures. On Thursday at lunch time, the Brewers helped deliver meals for some of Milwaukee’s front-line medical workers. Then, in the evening, they hosted a (virtual) gathering for baseball fans feeling glum while the sports world remains paused. Two modest efforts to keep the

The best moment in each ballpark's history

@williamfleitch
May 17, 2020

As baseball stadiums sit empty, still, you can’t help and look at them and think of what has happened there, memories we’ll carry with us the rest of our lives. Because when greatness has happened before, it reminds us it can, and will, happen again. So, today at the Thirty,

These NL Central players feel need for speed

@JakeCrouseMLB
May 15, 2020

When Draft time comes around, guys with elite speed tend to get first-round looks -- for good reason. Speed is one of the most prominent two-way skills in baseball; it both impacts a player’s ability to reach base and his ability to track down batted balls and field them cleanly.

A weird fact about a player on every team

Samurai swords, ailurophobia and more
@michaelsclair
May 17, 2020

A ballplayer's life doesn't begin and end at the park. Sure, they spend plenty of their time there -- lifting weights, drinking nutrient-dense smoothies and taking BP all before the game, but just like Walt Whitman, the players contain multitudes. So, we delved into the 2020 media guides, looked to

Most hyped OF prospects of the past 20 years

@GoldenSombrero and @JimCallisMLB and @JonathanMayo
May 14, 2020

If you’re looking for some of the toolsiest players in baseball, look no further than the outfield. That’s true across the big leagues and on prospect rankings over the years. Sorting through the most hyped outfield prospects over the past 20 years provided a ton of options, with players who

Brewers’ Top 5 right fielders: McCalvy's take

@AdamMcCalvy
May 12, 2020

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

Best debut season in each team's history

May 13, 2020

There's a unique excitement when a rookie shines in his debut season, or a recent acquisition via trade or free agency is prolific right out of the gate for his new team. Here's a look at each club's best individual debut season, from surprising rookies to big-ticket free-agent signings.

More villains Brewers fans love to hate

@AdamMcCalvy
May 11, 2020

Last week, MLB.com went around the league to identify every team’s nemesis, the one guy whom fans from Boston to San Diego just love to hate. Manny Machado was our pick for Milwaukee, the former Dodgers infielder who became the most recent public enemy No. 1 during the 2018 National

Let's break MLB stars up into 'Survivor' tribes

May 12, 2020

Do you love (and miss) baseball? Do you love Survivor? Join the club. With pro sports in the United States on hold during the pandemic, Survivor has become a competitive viewing outlet for many people. When 8 p.m. ET arrives each Wednesday night, we’re ready. A couple of weeks ago,

Braun’s competitiveness? It all comes from mom

@AdamMcCalvy
May 9, 2020

MILWAUKEE -- If then-Brewers scouting director Jack Zduriencik wondered about the genetic basis for Ryan Braun’s competitive streak, he found out the night the Brewers introduced their 2005 first-round Draft pick to the Miller Park faithful. It was June 25 of that season, the night Prince Fielder and Rickie Weeks

A salute to mom from a member of every club

May 9, 2020

Mother's Day is special everywhere, and in baseball, it takes on an added significance since so many MLB players wouldn't be where they are without the love and sacrifices of their mothers as they were growing up. With the help of all 30 MLB.com beat writers, here are touching Mother's