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Evan Heffelfinger
January 08, 2020 - 11:49 am
The Brewers are coming off their first back-to-back playoff appearances since the early 1980's, thanks in part to MVP type seasons since Christian Yelich, the front office savy of David Stearns, and the analytical and statistical managing of Craig Counsell. An extension for Yelich may come soon,...
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Wendy's Big Show
November 06, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Craig Counsell led the Brewers to back-to-back N.L. Postseason berths for the first time in franchise history in 2019. Now in the running for N.L. Manager of the Year, again, the skipper joined The Big Show to discuss the season that was, the offseason to come and the outlook for 2020. -What are...
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Wendy's Big Show
August 13, 2019 - 5:44 pm
MLB Network analyst and former MLB outfielder Eric Byrnes joined The Wendy's Big Show, Tuesday. What makes Christian Yelich so special? Is Craig Counsell the best, if not the most underappreciated, manager in baseball? How great can Keston Hiura become? Who will win the N.L. Central? He discussed...
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Joe Zenzola
June 06, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Brewers skipper Craig Counsell paid us a visit on the Bill Michaels Show to discuss some of the recent frustrations from fans about the Travis Shaw/Keston Hiura swap, as well as missing out on signing Craig Kimbrel. Counsell is still pleased with how the season has gone, saying that the team has...
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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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