He made a minimal offensive contribution, hitting . in 87 plate appearances over 53 games while starting games at third base, second and shortstop, and also logging a couple innings in left field. Grade: D-plus.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 10:45 pm
The New York Mets are once again looking for someone to head up their baseball operations department, but it doesn’t sound like they will be able to land any of their top-3 candidates for the position. Theo Epstein and Billy Beane haven’t exactly seemed thrilled to be under consideration and don’t appear to be very interested in the position. The Mets won’t even have the option to interview the other executive they covet — David Stearns of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 8:45 pm
Tremendous elation followed by bitter disappointment. That’s probably the best way to describe the 2021 season for the Milwaukee Brewers, who overcame so many obstacles to run away with the National League Central Division, only to have the offense take a massive pratfall at the end and bow in four games of the NL Division Series to the Atlanta Braves. It’s always difficult to fall in the postseason, be it at the outset or the end.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:43 pm
Here’s the schedule for the next few days: Tuesday, Oct. 19 NLCS Game 3: Braves vs. Dodgers, 5:08 p.m. ET (2:08 p.m. PT) on TBS ALCS Game 4: Astros vs. Red Sox, 8:08 p.m.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:31 pm
If you can’t make it to Milwaukee this weekend to watch the Braves in person, there are other ways to root, root, root for the home team. The Atlanta Braves will host watch parties for National League Division Series Game 1 and 2 at The Battery Atlanta. The watch parties will be on the Plaza Green at The Battery Atlanta with Game 2 on Saturday scheduled at 5:07 p.m.
Posted: October 18, 2021, 7:03 pm
Pitching coach Chris Hook, for example, has overcome the challenge of filling highly respected predecessor Derek Johnson’s shoes and likely deserves some of the credit for a pitching staff that did two things extremely well this season: • Putting pitchers in position to succeed, as demonstrated by a 3.50 team ERA (third best in the National League) and major steps forward for several top contributors.
Posted: October 18, 2021, 3:51 pm
We have to do everything we can to help Christian get closer to where we were in 2018 and 2019,” Stearns said. I don’t think it is realistic to hold that level of production up. Those were two MVP-caliber years.
Posted: October 16, 2021, 9:40 am
As the Brewers begin their preparations for the 2022 season, they will have many decisions to make on their roster. One of those decisions relates to their arbitration-eligible players. Going into the 2022 season, the Brewers will have 14 players eligible for arbitration.
Posted: October 15, 2021, 7:30 pm
The Dodgers and Braves will meet in the National League Championship Series for the second season in a row. Atlanta poses a considerable threat to the Dodgers.
Posted: October 15, 2021, 4:40 am
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jorge Soler was taken out of the lineup for Game 4 of the NLDS after testing positive for COVID-19.
Posted: October 13, 2021, 7:51 pm
Fans are encouraged to wear their Brewers gear on Friday for the team’s first playoff game.
Posted: October 6, 2021, 10:21 pm