The Milwaukee Brewers will host the franchise's 11th annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game, presented by Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, at Miller Park on Saturday, June 25, when the team takes on the Washington Nationals at 3:10 p.m.
Jonathan Lucroy has moved into fifth place among National League catchers and Ryan Braun remains fifth among NL outfielders in the third All-Star balloting update, which was announced today. Lucroy (60g, .307, 10hr, 31rbi, 2sb) leads all NL catchers in batting average (.307), hits (67) and slugging percentage (.528), and is tied for first in home runs (10) and triples (3). He ranks among the NL catching leaders in RBI (2nd, 31), on-base percentage (2nd, .366) and doubles (T4th, 12). Additionally, Lucroy has thrown out the most baserunners attempting to steal among all catchers this season (21-for-57; 36.8%). Braun, a six-time-All, Star, is batting .307 with 11 doubles, 11 HR, 36 RBI and five stolen bases in 54 games. Defensively, his six outfield assists rank tied for third-most among NL outfielders.
The Milwaukee Brewers made eight selections during day two of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected right-handed pitcher Braden Webb out of the University of South Carolina in the third round (82nd overall) with their first pick of the day.
The Milwaukee Brewers made three selections during day one of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The team selected outfielder Corey Ray (University of Louisville), third baseman Lucas Erceg (Menlo College) and catcher Mario Feliciano (Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy) with the fifth, 46th and 75th picks, respectively.
The Milwaukee Brewers selected outfielder Corey Ray from the University of Louisville with their first pick (fifth overall) of the First-Year Player Draft. Vice President of Amateur Scouting and Special Assistant to the G.M. Ray Montgomery made the announcement.
On Friday, June 10th, as part of the Brewers Beyond the Diamond community outreach initiative, the Brewers will host a Milwaukee Habitat garage build at Miller Park. Brewers players, led by Ryan Braun, will join some of the Brewers Wives and staff members to frame the garage that will accompany the Habitat home that Braun and Brewers Community Foundation are sponsoring on North 39th street. The garage will be framed in the parking lot near Helfaer field and will be on display for the Brewers night game against the New York Mets. The framed walls will then be transported to the Washington Park neighborhood, on Milwaukee's near west side, where they will be erected at the home.
Fans can join the Brewers all week as they welcome the Oakland Athletics and New York Mets to Miller Park tonight through Sunday. The homestand begins tonight at 7:10 p.m. with the first of two games against the Oakland Athletics. Following the A's visit, the Crew will take on the reigning National League Champion New York Mets. Highlights include a complimentary Summerfest Weekday Admission Ticket promotion, Star Wars Day, Noah's Ark Waterpark Ticket giveaway and a Barking Bobblehank All Fan giveaway. In addition, this homestand will feature the first Free-Shirt Friday of the summer.
The Milwaukee Brewers will make three selections on Day One of the First-Year Player Draft, which begins Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CT. The team owns the fifth overall selection. The Brewers will also make selections at #46 (Second Round) and #75 (Competitive Balance Round B).