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See the Crew for six bucks through Ballpark App

The Brewers have officially hit the home stretch and time is running out to check out all the excitement at Miller Park. To get a jump on the stretch run, the Crew is offering fans a special offer on Loge and Terrace Level tickets to the Monday, August 20 game against the Reds. 

From now until Thursday, August 16 at 11:59 p.m., fans can secure incredible savings, but only through the MLB Ballpark App. While they last, tickets for that August 20 game are available exclusively through the App for just $6.

The Brewers have officially hit the home stretch and time is running out to check out all the excitement at Miller Park. To get a jump on the stretch run, the Crew is offering fans a special offer on Loge and Terrace Level tickets to the Monday, August 20 game against the Reds. 

From now until Thursday, August 16 at 11:59 p.m., fans can secure incredible savings, but only through the MLB Ballpark App. While they last, tickets for that August 20 game are available exclusively through the App for just $6.

To book your seats, download the MLB Ballpark App on your smart phone and follow these simple steps:

1.   Link your MLB/Brewers.com email account (the one associated with purchasing Brewers tickets)
2.   Tap the schedule button on the Brewers home page
3.   Select August 20
4.   Purchase up to eight $6 tickets in select Loge and Terrace Level sections

Please note: tickets can ONLY be purchased and received through the MLB Ballpark App, and are not available online or through the Brewers Ticket Office. Tickets are subject to availability.

Remember, the sale ends on Thursday, August 16 at 11:59 p.m., so fans are encouraged to act quickly.

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Brewers wives to host Jerseys Off Their Backs raffle, presented by Aurora Health Care

The Brewers Wives will host their "Jerseys Off Their Backs" raffle at Saturday's game to benefit Aurora Health Care's Healing & Advocacy Services. Lucky winners will receive an autographed jersey, coming straight off the back of a player on the 25-man roster. Brewers Wives and Aurora Health Care volunteers will walk through the stands and staff tables throughout the ballpark to offer tickets for a small donation of just $5.

Here is how it will work:

The Brewers Wives will host their "Jerseys Off Their Backs" raffle at Saturday's game to benefit Aurora Health Care's Healing & Advocacy Services. Lucky winners will receive an autographed jersey, coming straight off the back of a player on the 25-man roster. Brewers Wives and Aurora Health Care volunteers will walk through the stands and staff tables throughout the ballpark to offer tickets for a small donation of just $5.

Here is how it will work:

·        Fans are encouraged to visit one of the Jerseys Off Their Backs raffle tables, located throughout the ballpark, or be on the lookout for Wives selling raffle tickets along the concourse. With every $5 donation, fans will receive a raffle ticket and a chance to receive an autographed jersey from a Brewers player. Raffle tickets will be sold through the fourth inning.

·        A drawing for the Jerseys Off Their Backs raffle will be held and the winning tickets will be displayed on the scoreboard at various times from the middle of the sixth inning through the bottom of the seventh inning. Winning raffle ticket numbers will also be posted at the Jersey Off Their Backs raffle tables, as well as at Guest Relations.   

·        The winners must report to the Guest Relations Field Level location by the bottom of the eighth inning to claim their prize.

Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services is dedicated to making life better for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. As one of only a few treatment programs in the country that's part of a health system, Aurora Health Care helps survivors get more of the services they need from a single source. Emergency medical care and advocacy services are offered to victims of sexual assault at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora West Allis Medical Center and the Sojourner Family Peace Center. Compassionate, long-term counseling is provided at Aurora Healing Center on Bruce Street.

One particular initiative, the "Safe Mom Safe Baby" program, supports pregnant women and new moms whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. Services are also provided by forensic nurse examiners at Aurora hospitals in Oshkosh, Elkhorn, Hartford, Burlington, Sheboygan, Kenosha and Manitowoc. Providers work together to help provide the individualized care and services they need to feel whole again. More than 2,000 people who experienced sexual and domestic violence were cared for at an Aurora Health Care facility in 2017.  

For more information, call the 24-hour hotline at 414-219-5555.

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Mike Brockman named senior director of facilities

The Milwaukee Brewers have named Mike Brockman as the senior director of facilities for the organization. Brockman assumed his role on Wednesday, August 1. The announcement was made by Senior Vice President of Stadium Operations Steve Ethier.

"Mike brings a wealth of experience to his new role and an effective skillset as a professional engineer," said Ethier. "We are excited to bring Mike on board and look forward to what he brings to our organization."

The Milwaukee Brewers have named Mike Brockman as the senior director of facilities for the organization. Brockman assumed his role on Wednesday, August 1. The announcement was made by Senior Vice President of Stadium Operations Steve Ethier.

"Mike brings a wealth of experience to his new role and an effective skillset as a professional engineer," said Ethier. "We are excited to bring Mike on board and look forward to what he brings to our organization."

Brockman will directly oversee the Johnson Controls operations and maintenance team and retain his supervisory responsibility of the Miller Park operable roof and wall panels. He joins the Brewers after spending the past 17 years as a project manager with The Sigma Group, where he was assigned to the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District. In that role he was responsible for supervising the Miller Park roof, as well as ensuring the achievement of industry maintenance and operations standards. Previously, Brockman worked as a subcontractor for Sigma during the design and construction of Miller Park. 

"As a lifelong Brewers fan, I am thrilled to be able to join the team," said Brockman. "Over the last 17 years, I have worked closely with members of the Brewers front office and developed wonderful relationships. I am excited to get to work and join a great organization that I am incredibly familiar with."

Brockman, a graduate of Marquette University, resides in Franklin, Wisconsin, with his wife Karen and daughters Cameron, Payton, Emma and Grace.

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Brewers acquire infielder Jonathan Schoop from the Orioles

Send Three Players to Baltimore

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Jonathan Schoop (pronounced "scope") from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for second baseman Jonathan Villar, right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz and infielder Jean Carmona. The announcement was made by General Manager David Stearns.

"We are excited to add another talented infielder to our position player group," said Stearns. "Jonathan has proven to be one of the most dynamic infielders in the game and we are happy to have him."

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Jonathan Schoop (pronounced "scope") from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for second baseman Jonathan Villar, right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz and infielder Jean Carmona. The announcement was made by General Manager David Stearns.

"We are excited to add another talented infielder to our position player group," said Stearns. "Jonathan has proven to be one of the most dynamic infielders in the game and we are happy to have him."

Schoop, 26, batted .244 (85-for-349) with 17 HR and 40 RBI in 85 games with the Orioles this season, making 84 starts, all at second base. He has hit safely in 22 of his last 23 games, batting .360 (36-for-100) with 9 HR and 19 RBI during this stretch. He is on a current 12-game hitting streak, posting a .345 batting average (19-for-55) with 7 HR and 16 RBI.

Schoop, who is under team control through the 2019 season, has played his entire six-year career (2013-18) with Baltimore, batting .261 with 106 HR and 312 RBI in 635 games. He has played primarily at second base (602 starts) and has also played third base (14 starts, all in 2014) and shortstop (2 starts, both in 2017). He was a first time All-Star last season as he batted .293 with 32 HR and 105 RBI in 160 games. He ranked among the 2017 American League leaders in hits (6th, 182) and RBI (6th).

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We did it!!! Halle-Brew-jah! Jesús is headed to Washington, D.C!

MILWAUKEE - WE DID IT! It's official, Jesús Aguilar is an All-Star! Thanks to the greatest fans in the game, Jesús Aguilar is the winner of the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. The Brewers faithful voted religiously as soon as the polls opened on Sunday. Thanks to your efforts, Jesús then climbed to an early lead in balloting and never looked back. 

Aguilar drew 20.2 million votes en route to securing his first Midsummer Classic selection. His vote total marked the second-highest total ever in a Final Vote, behind only Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers (20.8 million in 2017).

MILWAUKEE - WE DID IT! It's official, Jesús Aguilar is an All-Star! Thanks to the greatest fans in the game, Jesús Aguilar is the winner of the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. The Brewers faithful voted religiously as soon as the polls opened on Sunday. Thanks to your efforts, Jesús then climbed to an early lead in balloting and never looked back. 

Aguilar drew 20.2 million votes en route to securing his first Midsummer Classic selection. His vote total marked the second-highest total ever in a Final Vote, behind only Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers (20.8 million in 2017).

"I want to give my sincerest thank you to every single fan that helped me become an All-Star," said Aguilar. "The support I received has been incredible. I feel like a winner, and I would not have been able to do it without my teammates, the front office and most importantly the fans. Thank you again."

The players and uniformed staff adopted the "We Believe in Jesús" tagline last month, and the organization carried it forward with the voting campaign.

Earlier today, the Brewers helped get out the vote with a "Sinful Breakfast" at Miller Park. Jesús himself treated fans to ice cream and two tickets to the July 24 game vs. the Nationals. The response was overwhelming and tickets ran out in less than an hour.

Yesterday, the Crew hosted a "Sweet Jesús" doughnut giveaway at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts in the Mayfair Collection. The Crew also set up a polling station at Anodyne Coffee in Walker's Point on Monday.

This is the third time that the Brewers have won the Final Vote. In 2003 and 2008, Brewers fans "shocked the world" by electing Geoff Jenkins and Corey Hart to the Final Man spot, ahead of players from markets as large as New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia.

To help energize the regional market, the Brewers and Twins formed an alliance to co-promote Aguilar in the National League and the Twins Eddie Rosario (translation is "Rosary," by coincidence) in the American League for this year's Final Vote balloting. It was strong campaign, but unfortunately Rosario was not the winner. 

Aguilar will join teammates Lorenzo Cain, Josh Hader and Christian Yelich, who were selected Sunday to participate in the Midsummer Classic. This marks the sixth time in team history that the Brewers have had four players represented at an All-Star Game, a franchise record (also, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2007 and 2014). 

The 89th Major League All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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A "Sinful Breakfast"? Jesús will forgive, and will buy the tickets

Final media and fan opportunity on tap for tomorrow

What's better than eating ice cream for breakfast? Getting free tickets while doing so. You need Jesús and he needs you. To prove it, he is putting his money where his mouth is. Come out tomorrow to Miller Park tomorrow morning from 7-9 am where Jesús will treat you to a sinful ice cream breakfast.
 
To top it off, Jesús has purchased 1,000 tickets to the July 24 game vs. Washington. The first 500 fans on hand tomorrow will receive ice cream, plus two Loge Level tickets to the game.
 
"I know there are a lot of fans supporting me in this campaign, and I want everyone to know how grateful I am for the efforts," Jesús said. "I can't be in Milwaukee tomorrow, but I can give a little something back. This is just a small sign of my appreciation."
 
Hours ago, news came out that Jesús Aguilar is leading the National League in voting for the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. The final result is far from settled and Jesús still needs all to keep their faith in him. Fans can help send Aguilar to his first career All-Star Game by voting online at Brewers.com/Vote. There is NO LIMIT on the number of times that fans can vote before polling ends on Tomorrow, July 11 at 3 p.m. CT.
 
Earlier today, the Brewers helped get out the vote with a "Sweet Jesús" doughnut giveaway at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts in the Mayfair Collection earlier this morning. The Crew also set up a polling station at Anodyne Coffee Walker's Point yesterday.
 
Despite not being on the initial ballot, Aguilar has made himself known by ranking among the National League leaders in home runs (1st, 23), SLG (1st, .639), OPS (1st, 1.007) and RBI (3rd, 64).
 
The players and uniformed staff adopted the "We Believe in Jesús" tagline last month, and the organization is carrying it forward with the voting campaign.
 
In 2003 and 2008, Brewers fans "shocked the world" by electing Geoff Jenkins and Corey Hart to the Final Man spot, ahead of players from markets as large as New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia.
 
To help energize the regional market, the Brewers and Twins are in an alliance to co-promote Aguilar in the National League and the Twins Eddie Rosario (translation is "Rosary," by coincidence) in the American League for this year's Final Man balloting.
 
Aguilar will look to join teammates Lorenzo Cain, Josh Hader and Christian Yelich, who were selected yesterday to participate in the midsummer classic. The 89th Major League All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. 

What's better than eating ice cream for breakfast? Getting free tickets while doing so. You need Jesús and he needs you. To prove it, he is putting his money where his mouth is. Come out tomorrow to Miller Park tomorrow morning from 7-9 am where Jesús will treat you to a sinful ice cream breakfast.
 
To top it off, Jesús has purchased 1,000 tickets to the July 24 game vs. Washington. The first 500 fans on hand tomorrow will receive ice cream, plus two Loge Level tickets to the game.
 
"I know there are a lot of fans supporting me in this campaign, and I want everyone to know how grateful I am for the efforts," Jesús said. "I can't be in Milwaukee tomorrow, but I can give a little something back. This is just a small sign of my appreciation."
 
Hours ago, news came out that Jesús Aguilar is leading the National League in voting for the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. The final result is far from settled and Jesús still needs all to keep their faith in him. Fans can help send Aguilar to his first career All-Star Game by voting online at Brewers.com/Vote. There is NO LIMIT on the number of times that fans can vote before polling ends on Tomorrow, July 11 at 3 p.m. CT.
 
Earlier today, the Brewers helped get out the vote with a "Sweet Jesús" doughnut giveaway at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts in the Mayfair Collection earlier this morning. The Crew also set up a polling station at Anodyne Coffee Walker's Point yesterday.
 
Despite not being on the initial ballot, Aguilar has made himself known by ranking among the National League leaders in home runs (1st, 23), SLG (1st, .639), OPS (1st, 1.007) and RBI (3rd, 64).
 
The players and uniformed staff adopted the "We Believe in Jesús" tagline last month, and the organization is carrying it forward with the voting campaign.
 
In 2003 and 2008, Brewers fans "shocked the world" by electing Geoff Jenkins and Corey Hart to the Final Man spot, ahead of players from markets as large as New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia.
 
To help energize the regional market, the Brewers and Twins are in an alliance to co-promote Aguilar in the National League and the Twins Eddie Rosario (translation is "Rosary," by coincidence) in the American League for this year's Final Man balloting.
 
Aguilar will look to join teammates Lorenzo Cain, Josh Hader and Christian Yelich, who were selected yesterday to participate in the midsummer classic. The 89th Major League All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. 

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Pray for Jesús Aguilar to make All-Star Game with free "Sweet Jesús" Doughnuts at Holey Moley

MILWAUKEE - The Brewers need more than your thoughts and prayers to send Jesús Aguilar to the All-Star Game. There is nothing more sacred than good food in Milwaukee and what better place to come out and vote than at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts?

Yesterday, Aguilar was named one of five candidates for the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. This is your last chance to help elect another member of the Crew to the 2018 National League All-Star team.

MILWAUKEE - The Brewers need more than your thoughts and prayers to send Jesús Aguilar to the All-Star Game. There is nothing more sacred than good food in Milwaukee and what better place to come out and vote than at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts?

Yesterday, Aguilar was named one of five candidates for the Camping World All-Star Final Vote. This is your last chance to help elect another member of the Crew to the 2018 National League All-Star team.

The Brewers will sweeten the deal for you to come out and vote. Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 10, fans are invited to cast their ballot from 8 to 10 a.m. at Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts in the Mayfair Collection (11340 W Burleigh St, Wauwatosa, WI). The first 500 fans will receive a "Sweet Jesús" doughnut. It's the Brewers own version of "Fat Tuesday."

Fans can help send Aguilar to his first career All-Star Game by voting online at Brewers.com/Vote. There is NO LIMIT on the number of times that fans can vote before polling ends on Wednesday, July 11 at 3 p.m. CT.

Despite not being on the initial ballot, Aguilar has made himself known by smashing 22 homers, 14 doubles and collecting 63 RBI in 79 games. He entered the day leading the National League in SLG (.652), RBI (53), HR (22) and OPS (1.009) since April 19.

The players and uniformed staff adopted the "We Believe in Jesús" tagline last month, and the organization is carrying it forward with the voting campaign.

In 2003 and 2008, Brewers fans "shocked the world" by electing Geoff Jenkins and Corey Hart to the Final Man spot, ahead of players from markets as large as New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia.

To help energize the regional market, the Brewers and Twins are in an alliance to co-promote Aguilar in the National League and the Twins Eddie Rosario (translation is "Rosary," by coincidence) in the American League for this year's Final Man balloting.

Aguilar will look to join teammates Lorenzo Cain, Josh Hader and Christian Yelich, who were selected yesterday to participate in the midsummer classic. The 89th Major League All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

We believe in Jesús, and we hope you do to.

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Brewers sign top draft selection Brice Turang

The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the signing of their first-round selection, shortstop Brice Turang (21st overall), from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson. 

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season at Santiago High School in Corona, CA. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He was committed to play at Louisiana State University.

The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the signing of their first-round selection, shortstop Brice Turang (21st overall), from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson. 

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season at Santiago High School in Corona, CA. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He was committed to play at Louisiana State University.

Turang's father, Brian, was originally drafted by the Brewers in the 20th round of the 1987 draft, but did not sign. He was then selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 51st round of the 1989 draft and went on to play parts of two seasons with the Major League team.

The franchise has picked 21st overall only once prior to this year. The Seattle Pilots selected Gorman Thomas from James Island High School in Charleston, South Carolina with that pick in the 1969 draft. The starting center fielder of the 1982 American League champion Brewers spent parts of 11 seasons with the team and hit .230 with 208 HR and 605 RBI.

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Brewers to recognize honor flight veterans

Players to present honorees with personalized jerseys in a pre-game ceremony

Today, July 4, the Milwaukee Brewers will welcome 25 veterans on their "Tour of Honor" with the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight at Miller Park when the Crew takes on the Minnesota Twins. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the ceremony, which begins at 2:45 pm.  

The veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War will be honored in a pre-game ceremony. During the ceremony, players will present each veteran with a jersey with their last name on it, celebrating their service and patriotism. 

Today, July 4, the Milwaukee Brewers will welcome 25 veterans on their "Tour of Honor" with the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight at Miller Park when the Crew takes on the Minnesota Twins. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the ceremony, which begins at 2:45 pm.  

The veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War will be honored in a pre-game ceremony. During the ceremony, players will present each veteran with a jersey with their last name on it, celebrating their service and patriotism. 

"The Milwaukee Brewers are committed to honoring those who sacrificed so much to defend our country through their service," said Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. "Independence Day and the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight organization offer a perfect opportunity for the Brewers to welcome veterans to Miller Park in a very special ceremony."

The mission of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight is to honor all veterans by flying World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans, as well as terminally ill veterans from other conflicts, to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor.

The complete list of veterans participating in today's presentation is below:

 
•   Jim Boyd, WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War - Army and Navy
•   Robert Browning, Korean War - Army 
•   Louie Calderon Jr., Vietnam War - Marines 
•   John Eskau, WWII, Korean War - Navy
•   Chuck Franzke, WWII - Navy 
•   Howard Glassel, Korean War - Army 
•   Grant Hagen, Vietnam War - Army  
•   Charles Hoffmeier, Vietnam War - Navy
•   Mike Kling, Vietnam War - Army 
•   Arland Lamke, WWII - Army Air Corps 
•   Victor Muniz, Vietnam War - Marines 
•   Bruce Nekich, Vietnam War - Army 
•   Tim Nekich, Vietnam War - Army
•   Norb O'Leske, Korean War - Marines 
•   Jose Ortiz, Korean War - Air Force 
•   Owen Veldboom, Vietnam War - Navy 
•   Al Rausch, Korean War - Army 
•   Dick Richardson, WWII - Army Air Corps 
•   Brian Roselle, Vietnam War - Navy 
•   Don Sauer, Korean War - Army 
•   Richard Schreiner, Korean War - Army 
•   Gene Schulz, WWII - Army  
•   Mike Sloan, Korean War - Army 
•   George Winiarski, Korean War - Army 
•   Kerry Yakel, Vietnam War - Army

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Reminder: Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge tomorrow

Friendly game to raise money for charity

Separated by less than 100 miles, the Brewers and Cubs are always looking for bragging rights over one another. At noon tomorrow, June 12, the Brewers Wives will add another layer to the I-94 rivalry when they host the Cubs Wives in the first-ever Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge at Helfaer Field. The game will help raise money for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) - a program designed to promote the game of baseball to teenage boys and girls in disadvantaged areas. Brewers players will also be in attendance, assisting with warm ups, base coaching and cheering on the Wives.
 
Fans can support the cause and join Brewers players as they cheer on their significant others by purchasing a Wives Softball Challenge ticket package. Packages, which start at $52, include entry to the softball game, a Loge Outfield Box ticket to that night's game against the Cubs at Miller Park and a limited-edition Brewers tumbler. A portion of each ticket package sold will be donated to RBI.
 
In addition to the friendly competition that will take place on the field, the event will also feature all the beloved hallmarks of a Brewers game, including play-by-play from Brewers commentator Lane Grindle, an appearance by Bernie Brewer, a race featuring Brewers children as the miniature versions of the Johnsonville Famous Racing SausagesTM and much more. Plus, the wives will raffle off gift baskets, autographed memorabilia and more to benefit RBI.
 
The Crew and their wives will need a packed house as they take on the Cubs this June. But before you start trash talking your Chicago-based friends, secure your seat to the game by visiting Brewers.com/ThemeNights.

Separated by less than 100 miles, the Brewers and Cubs are always looking for bragging rights over one another. At noon tomorrow, June 12, the Brewers Wives will add another layer to the I-94 rivalry when they host the Cubs Wives in the first-ever Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge at Helfaer Field. The game will help raise money for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) - a program designed to promote the game of baseball to teenage boys and girls in disadvantaged areas. Brewers players will also be in attendance, assisting with warm ups, base coaching and cheering on the Wives.
 
Fans can support the cause and join Brewers players as they cheer on their significant others by purchasing a Wives Softball Challenge ticket package. Packages, which start at $52, include entry to the softball game, a Loge Outfield Box ticket to that night's game against the Cubs at Miller Park and a limited-edition Brewers tumbler. A portion of each ticket package sold will be donated to RBI.
 
In addition to the friendly competition that will take place on the field, the event will also feature all the beloved hallmarks of a Brewers game, including play-by-play from Brewers commentator Lane Grindle, an appearance by Bernie Brewer, a race featuring Brewers children as the miniature versions of the Johnsonville Famous Racing SausagesTM and much more. Plus, the wives will raffle off gift baskets, autographed memorabilia and more to benefit RBI.
 
The Crew and their wives will need a packed house as they take on the Cubs this June. But before you start trash talking your Chicago-based friends, secure your seat to the game by visiting Brewers.com/ThemeNights.

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Brewers acquire infielder Brad Miller from Rays

Send first baseman / outfielder Ji-Man Choi to Tampa Bay

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired INF Brad Miller and cash considerations from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for 1B/OF Ji-Man Choi. Miller has been optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs. The announcement was made by General Manager David Stearns.

Miller, 28, batted .256 with 5 HR and 21 RBI in 48 games this season with Tampa Bay. He made 38 starts (34g at 1B, 2g at 2B, 2g at DH). He was designated for assignment on Thursday.

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired INF Brad Miller and cash considerations from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for 1B/OF Ji-Man Choi. Miller has been optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs. The announcement was made by General Manager David Stearns.

Miller, 28, batted .256 with 5 HR and 21 RBI in 48 games this season with Tampa Bay. He made 38 starts (34g at 1B, 2g at 2B, 2g at DH). He was designated for assignment on Thursday.

Miller owns a career batting average of .240 with 73 HR and 260 RBI in 653 games between Seattle (2013-15) and Tampa Bay (2016-18). He has started at seven different fielding positions during his Major League career, primarily at shortstop (345g). He has also started at second base (107g), first base (71g), center field (20g), left field (10g), third base (1g) and right field (1g).

Choi, 27, batted .233 (7-for-30) with 2 HR and 5 RBI in 12 games with Milwaukee this season after making the team out of Spring Training as a non-roster invitee. He made 8 starts (6g at DH, 2g at 1B) during three stints with the team (Opening Day-3/30, 5/18-5/23 and 6/1-6/9).

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Brewers complete 2018 First-Year Player Draft

Milwaukee Selected 26 Pitchers, Five Outfielders, Four Infielders, Four Catchers and One Utility Player

The Milwaukee Brewers made a total of 40 selections during the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected shortstop Brice Turang (Santiago High School, California), outfielder Joe Gray (Hattiesburg High School, Mississippi) and outfielder Micah Bello (Hilo High School, Hawaii) with the 21st, 60th and 73rd picks, respectively. The Brewers made seven selections on day two and 30 on the third and final day. 

The announcements were made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

The Milwaukee Brewers made a total of 40 selections during the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected shortstop Brice Turang (Santiago High School, California), outfielder Joe Gray (Hattiesburg High School, Mississippi) and outfielder Micah Bello (Hilo High School, Hawaii) with the 21st, 60th and 73rd picks, respectively. The Brewers made seven selections on day two and 30 on the third and final day. 

The announcements were made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

A complete list of all 40 selections made by the Brewers can be viewed here.

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Brewers make seven selections on Day Two of 2018 First-Year Player Draft

Team Selected Five Pitchers, One Outfielder and One Catcher on Second Day

The Milwaukee Brewers made seven selections during day two of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected left-handed pitcher Aaron Ashby out of Crowder College in the fourth round (125th overall) with their first pick of the day. The Brewers drafted six additional players on day two of the three-day draft, including four pitchers, an outfielder and a catcher.

The announcements were made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

The Milwaukee Brewers made seven selections during day two of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected left-handed pitcher Aaron Ashby out of Crowder College in the fourth round (125th overall) with their first pick of the day. The Brewers drafted six additional players on day two of the three-day draft, including four pitchers, an outfielder and a catcher.

The announcements were made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

The draft concludes tomorrow at 11 a.m. CT with rounds 11-40.

Total Selections: 10; Pitchers: 5 (LHP: 1, RHP: 4); Catchers: 1; 1B: 0; 2B: 0; 3B: 0; SS: 1; OF: 3; College: 4; High School: 6

Rd.    Overall   Name       Pos.  B-T   HT   WT  Born    Hometown                School

1            21       Brice Turang             SS       L-R      6-1     165    11/21/99      Corona, CA               Santiago HS (California)

2            61       Joe Gray                   OF      R-R      6-1     195     3/12/00       Hattiesburg, MS         Hattiesburg HS (Mississippi)

CB-B*    73       Micah Bello              OF      R-R     5-11    165     7/21/00       Hilo, HI                     Hilo HS (Hawaii)

4           125      Aaron Ashby           LHP     R-L      6-1     170     5/24/98       Kansas City, MO       Crowder College

5           155      Justin Jarvis             RHP     R-R      6-2     168      2/2/00        Mooresville, NC        Lake Norman HS (North Carolina)

6           185      Drew Rasmussen     RHP     R-R      6-1     225     7/27/95       Colbert, WA              Oregon State University

7           215      David Fry                  C        R-R      6-0     195    11/20/95      Colleyville, TX          Northwestern State University

8           245      Luis Gonzalez         RHP     R-R      6-3     175      5/6/99        Carolina, PR              PJ Education School (Puerto Rico)

9           275      Arbert Cipion           OF      R-R      6-2     186      5/9/00        Paterson, NJ               Passaic County Technical Institute (New Jersey)

10         305      J.T. Hintzen             RHP     R-R      6-0     185      6/1/96        Riverside, CT             Florida Southern College

 

*Competitive Balance Round B selection

Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers make three selections on day one of First-Year Player Draft

Team selects SS Brice Turang, OF Joe Gray and OF Micah Bello

The Milwaukee Brewers made three selections during day one of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected shortstop Brice Turang (Santiago High School, California), outfielder Joe Gray (Hattiesburg High School, Mississippi) and outfielder Micah Bello (Hilo High School, Hawaii) with the 21st, 60th and 73rd picks, respectively. The announcements were made by Director - Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season at Santiago (CA) High School. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He is committed to play at Louisiana State University.
 
Gray, a right-handed outfielder, hit .491 with 6 HR, 36 RBI and a .611 OBP as a senior at Hattiesburg (MS) High School. The 18-year-old outfielder is currently committed to play at the University of Mississippi. He was scouted by Area Scout Scott Nichols.

The Milwaukee Brewers made three selections during day one of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected shortstop Brice Turang (Santiago High School, California), outfielder Joe Gray (Hattiesburg High School, Mississippi) and outfielder Micah Bello (Hilo High School, Hawaii) with the 21st, 60th and 73rd picks, respectively. The announcements were made by Director - Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season at Santiago (CA) High School. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He is committed to play at Louisiana State University.
 
Gray, a right-handed outfielder, hit .491 with 6 HR, 36 RBI and a .611 OBP as a senior at Hattiesburg (MS) High School. The 18-year-old outfielder is currently committed to play at the University of Mississippi. He was scouted by Area Scout Scott Nichols.

Bello, 17, recently completed his senior season at Hilo (HI) High School. The right-handed hitting outfielder is committed to play at Saint Mary's College of California. He was scouted by Area Scout Shawn Whalen.
 
The draft, which is comprised of 40 rounds, will continue on Tuesday at noon CT for rounds 3-10, and will conclude on Wednesday for rounds 11-40 beginning at 11:00 a.m. CT. 

Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers draft shortstop Brice Turang with first-round pick

The Milwaukee Brewers selected shortstop Brice Turang from Santiago (CA) High School with their first pick (21st overall) of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He is committed to play at Louisiana State University.

The Milwaukee Brewers selected shortstop Brice Turang from Santiago (CA) High School with their first pick (21st overall) of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Johnson.

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He is committed to play at Louisiana State University.

His father, Brian, was originally drafted by the Brewers in the 20th round of the 1987 Draft, but did not sign. He was then selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 51st round of the 1989 Draft and went on to play parts of two seasons with the Major League team.

The franchise has picked 21st overall only once prior to this year. The Seattle Pilots selected Gorman Thomas from James Island High School in Charleston, South Carolina with the 21st pick in the 1969 Draft. The starting center fielder of the 1982 American League champion Brewers spent parts of 11 seasons with the team and hit .230 with 208 HR and 605 RBI.

The Brewers have two more draft picks tonight, coming in the second round (#60) and the competitive balance round B (#73). The draft, which is comprised of 40 rounds, will continue on Tuesday at noon CT for rounds 3-10, and will conclude on Wednesday for rounds 11-40 beginning at 11:00 a.m. CT.

Milwaukee Brewers