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Injuries & Moves: Urías reinstated from IL for Cincy finale

June 5, 2023


Adames discharged from hospital: 'All the news has been good'

May 27, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers shortstop Willy Adames was resting at home after being discharged from the hospital Saturday morning, where he’d remained overnight after being struck in the head by a foul ball during the Brewers’ loss to the Giants on Friday. The team placed Adames on the 7-day concussion IL

How IL stint could help Lauer find 'peace of mind'

May 22, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers lefty Eric Lauer said he hasn’t felt like himself amid an up-and-down start to his 2023 season. And although a shoulder issue landed him on the injured list Monday, it may also be an answer to help him get on track. The Brewers placed Lauer on the

Miley departs in 2nd inning with left lat injury 

May 17, 2023

ST. LOUIS -- The Brewers were cautious with veteran left-hander Wade Miley from the first day of Spring Training given his injury history, hoping to avoid exactly the scene that unfolded with two outs in the second inning on Tuesday at Busch Stadium: Miley leaving a start alongside an athletic

Top prospect Frelick out 6-8 weeks

April 25, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers outfield prospect Sal Frelick underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks, delivering another blow to what had been Milwaukee’s greatest area of organizational depth. Frelick, No. 2 on MLB Pipeline’s list of Milwaukee’s top prospects

Mitchell (shoulder) likely needs surgery. Here's who could fill in

April 21, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- The way Brewers center fielder Garrett Mitchell has been feeling the past few days, he expected an MRI scan of his injured left shoulder to reveal good news. But Mitchell and the ballclub got the opposite. Mitchell, hurt on a dive into third base during Tuesday’s extra-inning win

How Brewers will cover center field with Mitchell's injury

April 19, 2023

SEATTLE -- Brewers center fielder Garrett Mitchell arrived at T-Mobile Park on Wednesday with his left arm in a sling and promptly landed on the 10-day injured list. How long he stays there remains to be determined. Mitchell suffered multiple left shoulder subluxations -- in layman’s terms, the shoulder popped

Burnes leaves start with 'minor' pec strain 

April 18, 2023

SEATTLE -- In a tight spot against a good team, Corbin Burnes showed the way a great athlete sees the whole field. Unfortunately, it was also the way he got knocked out. Burnes and the Brewers were optimistic that the right-hander wouldn’t have to miss his next start after abruptly

Woodruff to miss more time after MRI reveals shoulder strain

April 15, 2023

SAN DIEGO – Brandon Woodruff and the Brewers still don’t know how long the two-time All-Star right-hander will be sidelined with a shoulder injury, but they know it will take longer than the two weeks they’d initially hoped. Multiple evaluations of an MRI scan yielded a firmer diagnosis for Woodruff:

Woodruff sent to 15-day IL with shoulder inflammation

April 11, 2023

PHOENIX -- Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff is being placed on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to April 8, with right shoulder inflammation. In a corresponding move, Milwaukee called up right-hander Janson Junk from Triple-A Nashville. Woodruff, who was slated to start Wednesday’s series finale against the D-backs, said he felt

Ashby (shoulder) aiming for mid-May return

February 21, 2023

PHOENIX -- Aaron Ashby, the Brewers’ high-upside left-hander, is playing it safe with a left shoulder injury with an eye on helping in the Majors by the middle of May. In his first comments since the Brewers announced the 24-year-old would be significantly behind the other pitchers in camp, Ashby

Crew gains in WC race, but Peralta headed to IL

Right-hander exits nightcap with shoulder fatigue as Milwaukee sweeps twin bill
September 9, 2022

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers tried shorter outings for Freddy Peralta. They tried extra rest. Neither strategy got him through his latest start on Thursday night at American Family Field. Peralta departed Game 2 of a doubleheader sweep of the Giants -- a 4-2 win in the nightcap -- on the

Brewers hope Yelich's injury doesn't hamper stretch run

Red-hot outfielder day to day after exiting with neck discomfort
September 2, 2022

PHOENIX -- It was just what the Brewers didn’t need as they entered a critical closing month: Christian Yelich in the athletic training room. After scalding the baseball throughout the team’s just-completed homestand and after making a couple of nice running catches in the opening innings of Thursday’s series opener

Houser heading to IL with right elbow injury

Brewers right-hander exits his start against Pirates in the 3rd inning with tightness
July 1, 2022

PITTSBURGH -- Adrian Houser winced and drew a visit from the athletic trainer. It was a scene that has unfolded too many times for the Brewers’ liking this season. Houser departed his start in Thursday’s 8-7 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park after 42 pitches complaining of tightness on

Jonathan Davis goes full Superman on this amazing flying catch

June 29, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG -- Spectacular … and scary. Those were the words Brewers manager Craig Counsell used to describe Wednesday afternoon’s catch for the ages by center fielder Jonathan Davis, who was removed from the 5-3 win against the Rays after his head slammed into the Tropicana Field wall following a

Woodruff sidelined further as Crew falls out of first place

June 10, 2022

WASHINGTON -- Brewers All-Star righty Brandon Woodruff confirmed Friday he’s been diagnosed with Raynaud’s syndrome, a circulatory condition that causes numbness in the extremities due to reduced blood flow. The issue will keep Woodruff on the injured list past Sunday, the first day he was eligible to return from a

Woodruff's injury not serious, but timing 'terrible'

All-Star RHP hopes to miss only a 'couple of weeks' for injury-plagued Brewers
May 30, 2022

CHICAGO -- Purely from a health perspective, the diagnosis of Brandon Woodruff's injured right ankle was relatively good news. From a timing perspective, however, it was “terrible.” The Brewers placed the two-time All-Star right-hander on the 15-day injured list Monday with a high right ankle sprain after Woodruff underwent an

Road gets rougher with walk-off loss, Renfroe injury

May 24, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Brewers began their longest, toughest road trip of the season on Monday night without their all-world closer (Josh Hader was needed at home with his pregnant wife), without one of their All-Star starting pitchers (Freddy Peralta landed on the injured list), without their shortstop and spark

Peralta (shoulder) facing 'lengthy absence'

May 23, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Brewers’ deep and talented starting rotation has sustained its first major hit, with All-Star right-hander Freddy Peralta facing a “significant” stint on the injured list after an MRI scan revealed the extent of his right shoulder injury. The official diagnosis, per the team: posterior shoulder strain.

Urías uncertain for Opening Day as infield depth gets a test

March 20, 2022

PHOENIX -- Luis Urías was headed for additional testing on his left quad injury on Sunday, leaving him questionable for Opening Day and shining a spotlight on the Brewers’ depth at third base and shortstop. “I think we’re looking at probably a minimum of two weeks,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell

'I feel for Devin': Williams fractures right hand

Brewers reliever's season likely over; 'I'm pretty upset with myself'
September 30, 2021

ST. LOUIS -- In a devastating blow for a team with World Series hopes predicated on pitching, the Brewers placed Devin Williams on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday with a fractured right hand, which the ace setup man suffered from punching a wall in the hours following Sunday’s National

Cain sits following wall-crashing catch

September 19, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Lorenzo Cain leaped, extended his left arm and made one of the Brewers’ best catches of the year in the second inning of Saturday’s 6-4 win over the Cubs at American Family Field. But at what cost? With right fielder Avisaíl García already in the day-to-day category with

Lauer finale fill-in for Woodruff (illness)

Lefty set to start against Cleveland on Sunday; Escobar, Urías pack power punch
September 11, 2021

CLEVELAND -- A brief bout with a stomach bug will cause Brandon Woodruff to miss Sunday’s scheduled start at Progressive Field. Eric Lauer will start in Woodruff’s place. Woodruff came down with the issue on Friday afternoon, and, though he was feeling much better on Saturday, the Brewers wanted to

Adames: 'I want to be ready for playoffs'

September 8, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers shortstop Willy Adames hit in the cage Wednesday for the first time since going on the 10-day injured list with a strained left quadriceps. He’s already eyeing October. “Right now, I’m feeling way better from the work that we’re putting in. I think it’s working,” Adames said

Adames day to day with left quad discomfort

August 25, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers are taking no chances with Willy Adames, the shortstop and spark plug for the National League Central leaders. After dealing with nagging discomfort in his left quadriceps for the past week or so, Adames departed the team’s 7-4 win over the Reds as a precaution on