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08.01.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Jack Z is cleaning house out in Seattle. Apparently the Brewers didn’t offer the right pieces, because Jarrod Washburn was for sale. He just went to Detroit for rookie left-hander Luke French and pitching prospect Mauricio Robles.__Mike Burns recalled from Nashville.__Melvin on team flight to San Diego - likely no other moves imminent.__The Twins got Orlando Cabrera and cash from Oakland in exch...
12.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Winter meetings start today and first on the agenda for Doug Melvin is to meet with Sabathia's people to find out where the Brewers stand. It's been a month since the Brewers made their offer and since then, the lines of communication have been pretty closed.*The Brewers signed former Orioles closer Jorge Julio to a non-guaranteed one year deal last week. Though he has prior experience as a closer...
11.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The Major League Baseball 2008 This Year In Baseball Awards are up and quite a few Brewers are up, so on this Election Day, forget about Barack and John WhatsTheirNames.Vote Brewers!Ryan Braun is up for Hitter of the YearCC Sabathia is up for Starter of the YearCC's complete game shutout with seven strikeouts on Sept. 28 to clinch the Wild Card is up for Performance of the YearGabe Kapler's ridicu...
11.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
From the official site:"MILWAUKEE -- Brad Fischer, Michigan-born but Wisconsin-bred since his Minor League managerial days in Madison, officially joined the Brewers' coaching staff Tuesday and reunited with former A's boss Ken Macha. Fischer was tabbed as the Brewers' new third-base coach to replace Dale Sveum, who was formally named the team's hitting coach. The Brewers also made the official an...
11.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
I, for one, would have been shocked had we not done so, but the longer it went on, the more everyone began to question whether we would. It's now official. Tom H has a bunch of quotes from Melvin and Cameron, so I'm giving you the whole thing:Brewers exercise Cameron's optionBy Tom Haudricourt of the Journal SentinelNov. 3, 2008 8:53 a.m. | Mike Cameron will be the Brewers' centerfielder once agai...
11.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Buried at the bottom of this blog post about pitching coach Mike Maddux departing for Texas is the news that the Brewers officially made their offer to CC Sabathia this weekend."Melvin also confirmed that the Brewers made a formal contract offer on Saturday to left-hander CC Sabathia, who filed for free agency that very day. Melvin wouldn't reveal details of the offer but I was told by one basebal...
11.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Saw it on the ticker this morning and now there's stories to corroborate - Mike Maddux will be the new pitching coach for the Texas Rangers.I personally think this raises a few questions about the Brewers clubhouse. Maddux was asked a week or so ago whey he didn't sign a contract extension with the Brewers and he said that he wanted to know who the new manager was, first. Macha was already strongl...
10.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
umblings now indicate that Bob Brenly's interview wasn't so great and that former A's manager Ken Macha seems to be the frontrunner for the Brewers job. Rumors include that he has had 2 phone calls with Melvin since his interview. Multiplesources are reporting that Macha may be the man. Of course, over the weekend Willie Randolph reportedly turned down the Nationals' man...
10.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
from MilwaukeeBrewers.com (video on it here)The Brewers made two announcements Friday, one spelling good news for the general manager and the other signaling the end of a brief but memorable managerial effort.The ballclub revealed that it has given a three-year contract extension to Doug Melvin, who will remain with the organization as executive vice president and general manager through the 2012 ...
10.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Hardcore Brewer fans know Jack Zduriencik as the team's spectacular scouting direction. He's the brains behind the operation that's grown all the talent currently gracing Miller Park. I have said as recently as Ned's firing in September that Jack Z is someone we should consider for GM - Doug Melvin has just one year left in his contract. All signs point to the fact that the GM si...

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