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04.01.2014 | 23 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM

A lot, actually

By Evan Rytlewski
They say eyes are the window into the soul, but for my money, music tells you way more. At the start of each Brewers season I scour the team’s entrance music searching for clues into what each pick says about the players’ tastes, mindsets and prospects for success, and this year’s roster is loaded with some particularly cogent selections. Here’s a rundown of what each song tells us about t...
02.26.2014 | 56 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
While the Brewers' latest acquisition Hank the Dog continues to garner national coverage, the team keeps finding adorable new activities for him. Today the pup, who now has his own Twitter account—that's him chewing a glove in his profile pic—entered his first race against Klement's Famous Racing Sausages. You can watch video below to see how he fared. Spoiler alert: he didn't do all that well...
02.20.2014 | 62 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Not to be outdone by the many strays of Sochi, a homeless dog wandered into the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training camp in Arizona this week, where he was taken in by team staff and treated to a bath and a vet checkup. The rest, as they say, is P.R. history. Named Hank, after the great Hank Aaron, the camera-friendly pup has already become an unofficial team mascot.According to Brewers.com, "Hank ...
01.17.2014 | 96 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
In his latest move to put the past behind him and return to some semblance of normalcy, Ryan Braun will appear at the Milwaukee Brewers' free Brewers On Deck event on Sunday, Jen. 26 at the Wisconsin Center. This afternoon the team revealed the lineup for the fan event, which includes most of the 2014 Brewers roster as well as a host of alums and personalities, including Bob Uecker and Robin Yount...
12.19.2013 | 126 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Miller Park is getting a big new addition next year. In a move that will probably anger the type of parent who complains when schools hand out participation trophies, the Brewers announced that they are building a “Wall of Honor” outside the stadium’s Hot Corner entrance. The wall will host plaques honoring retired Brewers who meet any of the following criteria: 250 appearances as a pitche...
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
While the Dodgers, Cardinals, Red Sox and Tigers determine who'll play on baseball's biggest stage, the Brewers are stuck in vaudeville—specifically, the Abbott and Costello act that goes, “Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know's on thir...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
Last week several things baffled the Observers, including their own headline...   Frank: We need to apologize to our readers, especially those who know Spanish. Artie: How come? F: I was at Paddy's Pub when a friend asked, “Who's this Verd...
07.29.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Brewers fans haven't had much to celebrate during this miserable, injury-plagued, scandal-clouded season, but at least the team feels their pain. That's why at all 12 of the home games in August, the team is giving each fan a $10 voucher for food, merchandise or tickets, owner Mark Attanansio announced today.  “This has been a challenging season for all of us, but the one thing that has nev...

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