Milwaukee Brewers

4th NL Central | 40-54
  • Batting Avg
    .244 AVG
  • Runs
    371 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.38 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    112 HR
  • What’s on Tap: Previewing Thursday’s action
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    What’s on Tap: Previewing Thursday’s action

    As tends to be the case on Thursdays, we have an abbreviated schedule tonight. We already had two afternoon games and only seven in the evening. Andrew Cashner will start one of those games as the Padres take on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium in a 7:15 PM EDT start. He’ll oppose veteran Adam Wainwright. Reports indicated early Wednesday evening that the Padres were looking to capitalize on Cashner’s most recent start last Friday and trade him prior to Thursday night’s start. Last week, he yielded just one run on four hits with no walks and nine strikeouts in six innings against the Giants. Cashner has had a rough year, as he is carrying a 5.05 ERA with a 53/27 K/BB ratio in 67 2/3 innings. He

  • Rob Manfred said he’d consider limiting the number of pitching changes in a game
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    Rob Manfred said he’d consider limiting the number of pitching changes in a game

    Let’s preface this with the acknowledgment that (a) Rob Manfred was likely asked this in response to that dumb “improve baseball” column Buster Olney wrote, not because anyone in power is suggesting it; and (b) that Manfred, ever the politician and consensus-builder, would say he’d consider almost anything if presented to him up to and including Jus Primae Noctis privileges for the reigning MVP. This is mostly because the m.o. of MLB for the past decade or two has been to (a) never say yes or no to anything, no matter how dumb, until people like us have argued it to death; (b) to take the side of the victor; and (c) then claim that everyone has always agreed that its course of action was a great