Craig Counsell

© Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
March 21, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHOENIX -- Jhoulys Chacín was named the Milwaukee Brewers' Opening Day starter a while back. Thursday, manager Craig Counsell announced the other four arms that will compose the starting rotation to start the season: Chase Anderson will start the season in the Brewers bullpen. Chacin goes Opening...
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March 11, 2019 - 5:16 pm
PHOENIX -- Craig Counsell made official what many expected, Monday: Mike Moustakas is going to play second base. The commitment comes relatively quickly considering Moustakas never played second base or middle infield for a single pitch in his big-league career. Furthermore, in his Spring Training...
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February 05, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Starters? Openers? Initial out-getters? Call them what you want, Craig Counsell is still expected to assemble some number of pitchers into a rotation. Based on his consistent performance last season, Jhoulys Chacín is all but guaranteed a spot in that rotation to start the season. After him, though...
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January 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Predicting how Craig Counsell will work his pitching staff can sometimes be an exercise in futility. However, it’s good to have options and, if one thing is certain, he has plenty in his bullpen. The Milwaukee Brewers broke baseball convention last season in many ways. One of those ways was their...
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Cody Grant
January 28, 2019 - 6:51 am
Milwaukee Brewers' pitcher Jimmy Nelson can't wait to get back out on the mound. "One of my goals is to start opening day," Nelson said Sunday at Brewers On Deck. The Brewers did just fine without Nelson last season reaching the NLCS and coming within one game of the World Series. If Nelson can...
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Cody Grant
January 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
According to Jeff Passan of ESPN the Brewers are in “heavy” pursuit of an infield upgrade. Read more here . The Milwaukee Brewers did their best work last January, and they’re following the same pattern this year. First came yesterday’s surprise signing of catcher Yasmani Grandal, and now the...
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Cody Grant
December 12, 2018 - 6:24 am
LAS VEGAS - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has suggested the idea before to ban or limit the defensive shift. A recent report said he was getting support from around the game which led to people taking sides. Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell made it clear that he thinks it is a really, really...
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Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid
November 13, 2018 - 5:57 pm
MILWAUKEE -- Brewers manager Craig Counsell falls short in the National League Manager of the Year voting by the BBWAA to the Atlanta Braves Brian Snitker. Counsell joins GM David Stearns in second place for post season awards, Christian Yelich hopes to break the streak Thursday night when the NL...
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Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid
November 05, 2018 - 7:47 pm
MILWAUKEE -- Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich is a finalist to become the fifth league MVP in Brewers history, and manager Craig Counsell has a chance to be the franchise's first manager of the year when the Baseball Writers' Association of American hands out its hardware next week. Our insider...
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© Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
October 25, 2018 - 6:16 am
The Milwaukee Brewers came just one win away from a World Series berth in 2018 so don't expect any major changes to their roster. Read more here . Stearns said "vast majority of team" will be returning but said he expects slightly different roster when 2019 season opens. — Tom (@Haudricourt)...
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