Besides the excitement of watching a team in a playoff race battle its divisional rivals, the Brewers are giving fans plenty of other reasons to come out to Miller Park this week, including giveaways like a performance T-shirt, brewmaster shirt and Lorenzo Cain bobblehead.
MillerCoors is celebrating the Brewers' playoff chase with a gift of free tickets. The brewing company and team sponsor purchased 5,000 tickets for each of three games next week against the Pirates at Miller Park, which will be free to fans starting Friday morning.
Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt will be out at least a month with a left knee sprain that resulted from a brutal collision at home plate in last night's game in Pittsburgh. The collision was a tough blow not only for Vogt and the Brewers, but also for MLB.
Eric Thames has fast become a Milwaukee legend. Already endowed with his own home run cheer song and collection of folk hero tall tales, obviously, the logical progression is for the bearded, brawny and beer-loving slugger to now get his own T-shirt.
Head down The King's road and journey to Castle Miller Park for "Game of Thrones Night" on the 15th of August. The House Brewers of Milwaukee will send their regards to the wildling Pirates from beyond the wall of Pittsburgh.
The rebuilding Brewers bolstered their bullpen Thursday by signing Neftali Feliz, an established reliever who not only becomes their probable closer, but also could have a larger impact beyond saving however many games the club is in position to win in 2017.
The Brewers have their final homestand at Miller Park this week, culminating with the Give-Back Game on Sunday. Milwaukee, which has gone 11-7 so far in September, takes on the Pirates and Reds. Highlights of the homestand include free stuff and fun events.
The Brewers will honor the late Joe Adcock, former Milwaukee Braves first basemen, with an induction into the Miller Park Walk of Fame on Friday, July 29. Adcock spent 17 seasons in the Major Leagues - including 10 with the Braves.
The Chicago Cubs have made some of the biggest moves of the offseason with the hiring of Joe Maddon as manager and the signing of free agent pitcher Jon Lester overnight. The Milwaukee Brewers, for now, are playing the waiting game. Is it the right thing to do?
At one point, the Milwaukee Brewers were the best team in baseball. They set team and National League records for success. They spent 150 days in first place. Yet, in October, they are sitting home for the third straight year. What happened?
While Jonathan Lucroy will receive MVP consideration this year, and rightly so, backup catcher Martin Maldonado has been a steadying influence behind the plate in reserve, and has been a part of some of the wildest plays of the 2014 season.
The Milwaukee Brewers can still run and hit and pitch and throw and catch as well as they ever could, but they aren't doing any of those things even decently now. And I think it's the fault of the manager.
For the bulk of the season - 96 of 99 games played heading into tonight's action - the Milwaukee Brewers have enjoyed a share, or solo grip, on first place of the National League Central. The division has caught up however, and this series with Cincinnati could be looked at as the start of a new season altogether.
Nothing is more exciting than a division race in basball. It can last for weeks. Every single game is crucial. Every play seems crucial. It is the ultimate agony and ecstasy of sports. And there is a profound role for those of us who are fans to play in a pennant race.
Looking for an opportunity After a long career as a starter, which included a trip to the All-Star game, Zach Duke has excelled coming out of the bullpen this year for the Brewers.