• Brewers affiliates went 3-0 on Opening Day in the Minor Leagues on Thursday, plus one win for Mother Nature as Double-A Huntsville was rained out. At Triple-A Nashville, reigning Minor League Player of the Year Hunter Morris homered, doubled and drove in four runs in a 5-4 win over New Orleans. It was Morris' Triple-A debut.
• The Brewers finalized some Minor League coaching staffs on Friday with a pair of former players. Chuckie Caufield, an outfielder in Milwaukee's system from 2006-11, was formally announced as a coach at rookie-level Helena. Also, former Cubs and Indians outfielder Jason Dubois was named a coach at rookie-level Arizona. He served the previous two seasons as a hitting coach with the Cubs' rookie Arizona League affiliate.
• Both of the Brewers' rookie affiliates begin their seasons on June 20.