The Brewers announced a trio of moves tonight. They gave general manager Doug Melvin a three-year contract extension that will keep him in Milwaukee through 2012, removed Dale Sveum from consideration for the manager's job and dismissed hitting coach Jim Skaalen. Melvin continues his search for a manager and experience could be a key factor in the decision.
The standings and schedule may indicate that the Brewers still have a chance for a playoff berth. The reality is that they've blown it by losing a boatload of games in September. Jeff Suppan's hideous outing Friday night in Cincinnati may have been the final straw.
With a week remaining before the start of the regular season, many players in the Brewers' clubhouse at Maryvale Baseball Park are anxious to play games that count. Other players are just anxious about pending cuts.
One of the best things about sports is that most games provide a tangible outcome. There are winners and losers. That wasn't the case when Roger Clemens and his trainer visited Washington D.C.
The Packers' gut-punch loss to New York can't overshadow a surprising season. Dave Begel considers what other surprises might be in store this year
The Brewers have reached an agreement veteran reliever Eric Gagne on a one-year contract.
The Brewers have made plenty of news, not all of it good, and the winter meetings haven't even started yet. An early look at the off-season to date.
Gearing up for a potential playoff run, Brewers GM Doug Melvin wanted to find more offense from the catcher's spot. In Johnny Estrada, he found that bat as well as a top-notch defensive catcher.
The saying in baseball holds that some of the best deals are the ones that teams don't make. The Brewers have a little money to spend on free agents this winter, but they haven't found any takers yet and may be better off exploring trades.
After one year on manager Ned Yost's staff, Robin Yount has decided to leave the club to spend more time with his family.
With school starting and the Packers about to kick off, the Brewers are about to slide into oblivion. Before they do, why not argue about the injuries, the road record and the future of manager Ned Yost?
Watching the '06 Brewers has been frustrating at times, but it has also been interesting. The question now is whether fans be satisfied with some progress, or disappointed that more isn't being made.
OMC columnist Dave Begel searches for answers to a question that has been overlooked in the rush to sweep a dependable center out of town.
To my untrained eye, the Brewers trade with Texas today seems like the worst Milwaukee deal since Gorman Thomas was sent to Cleveland for Rick Manning and Rick Waits. Of course, I realize that I have no idea what I'm talking about.
As the July 31 trading deadline approaches, Brewers fans must remember that making a trade takes two willing parnters and is harder than it seems.