This winter, the Brewers embarked on a $60-something million renovation of its spring training facility. And according to the team's' Tyler Barnes, there's more to come. The results are both dramatic and subtle.
While you can make your home base for a Spring Training trip anywhere in the valley, the gold standard is still Scottsdale, which very much feels like the Beverly Hills of the Southwest. The restaurants are better, the nightlife is livelier, and the post-game activities are top notch.
Over the next six weeks, the defending NL Central champions have several questions to answer and new faces to integrate. Here are five pressing questions as the Brewers' pitchers and catchers report to spring training.
I became a Brewers lunatic fan in 1993, at the age of 19. Before that, I was a kid who liked the Crew, who remembered the '82 World Series, but as a teenager on the East Coast, didn't have much access to the team. Only as I came back to Milwaukee for summers during college, did I start to rekindle my love for the Brewers.
Glove modification is a relatively new trend in Major League Baseball, with players taking advantage of more innovative technology in a highly customizable world. For Brewers players, sizing, comfort and inscriptions are the most important ways to personalize a glove.
Jared Carrabis, Barstool Sports MLB writer, has never rooted for anyone besides the Red Sox, but this season he's chosen the Brewers as his favorite NL team. We talked to Carrabis about why he likes the Brew Crew, expectations and the origin story of Travis Shaw's "Mayor of Ding Dong City" nickname.
The Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday released renderings and a detailed description of the renovation project for Maryvale Baseball Park, their spring training home in Phoenix since 1998.
The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the 2018 Spring Training broadcast schedule, which includes 14 radio broadcasts on 620 WTMJ and the Brewers Radio Network, 12 televised games on FOX Sports Wisconsin and 12 webcasts at Brewers.com.
Brewers pitchers and catchers reported to spring training Wednesday, the official-yet-anticlimactic start to the 2018 season. While there won't be much substantive news the next few days, there is one Brewers correspondent who's a must-follow: relief pitcher and semi-amateur comedian Tim Dillard.
The last time Ji-Man Choi was in Milwaukee, in May 2016, he didn't have an ideal experience. The South Korean first baseman played poorly, then with the Angels, and was visited by a ghost at The Pfister Hotel. But on Monday, Choi signed with the Brewers cuz, hey, the home team doesn't stay there.
The Milwaukee Brewers have announced their 2018 spring training schedule, which begins Feb. 23 at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix. It consists of 33 games and concludes in Houston against the defending World Series-champion Astros on March 26-27.
Milwaukee is already renowned for baseball's best tailgate scene, and this year the Brewers are teaming with Block Party Suites to create a destination that makes it even better for their fun-loving fans. Introducing Miller Park's new Brew Crew Bar.
Tim Dillard has spent most of his 15-year baseball career in the minor leagues. At 33, the relief pitcher is participating in Brewers Spring Training with little chance of making the big-league club, but still plenty of effort, optimism, wisdom and hilarity. We spoke to him recently in Phoenix.
Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Tim Dillard recently took some time out from his busy spring training schedule to talk baseball and offer his impressions of the Brewers' 2017 season and players. Enjoy!
To truly understand a life-changing moment, we must first answer the questions that brought us there, compelling the specific chain of incredible events. What were we doing on that wiffle ball field? Why was I standing there? And how long has Carolynn wanted to hurt me?