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12/23/2014 | Brewers add outfielder Peterson off waivers

Outfielder Shane Peterson was plucked off the waiver wire Tuesday for the second time in less than a week, this time going from the Cubs to the Brewers.


12/23/2014 | Christmas a time for tradition, family for Gennett

Helping to continue a tradition that dates to the early days of MLB.com, Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett took a few minutes last week to chat about his offseason and to share some holiday memories.


12/20/2014 | Selig ranks among Wisconsin's sports icons

Everything about Bud Selig screams "Cheesehead." For one, Wisconsin is the ultimate blue-collar state, and he always carries himself as just another citizen who shovels his own snow. He spent years on the board of directors of the Packers. In fact, he continues to eat a hot dog every day at the same Milwaukee Frozen Custard stand.


12/18/2014 | Brewers add pair of Minor Leaguers in deal with LA

With all quiet on the Major League front, the Brewers on Thursday continued addressing Minor League needs via a three-player trade with the Dodgers. Milwaukee sent catcher Shawn Zarraga to Los Angeles in exchange for versatile outfielder Matt Long, who was actually traded twice Thursday, and left-hander Jarret Martin.


12/17/2014 | Brewers coach LeBoeuf undeterred by cancer battle

Limitations in his legs caused by cancer hasn't stopped Minor League coach Al LeBoeuf from instructing his players and son on the field.


12/16/2014 | Brewers sign Petersen to Minors deal with invite

The Brewers restocked their Triple-A outfield on Tuesday with Minor League deals for Triple-A veterans Bryan Petersen and Ben Guez, and invited Petersen to Major League Spring Training.


12/16/2014 | Scouting profile: Brewers outfield prospect Tyrone Taylor

Bernie Pleskoff had an opportunity to scout Taylor in the recently concluded Arizona Fall League. Taylor played 18 games in center for the Glendale Desert Dogs. He handled 48 chances without making an error. Offensively, Taylor hit .271 in 93 plate appearances. He stole three bases in four attempts. Taylor made the AFL West Division Fall Stars team.


12/15/2014 | Brewers' gesture a testament to Selig's Milwaukee legacy

The Brewers Monday announced plans for a 1,400-square-foot exhibit inside Miller Park honoring Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig. The "Selig Experience" will be a suitable nod to a man who has meant so much to the sport and the city of Milwaukee.


12/15/2014 | Brewers unveil plans for 'Selig Experience'

Continuing a hometown salute to retiring Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig, the Brewers on Monday unveiled plans for a year-round fan attraction that will explore Selig's roots in the game.


12/11/2014 | Santa paws: Hank spreads holiday cheer

Dressed as "Santa Hank," the ballpark pup made an early-morning appearance Thursday delivering toys and supplies at the Wisconsin Humane Society, a beneficiary from the sale of Hank-themed merchandise.


12/11/2014 | Quiet Meetings result of Brewers' early moves

If public relations alone fueled the Brewers' decision-makers, general manager Doug Melvin might have added to the frantic finish to these Winter Meetings. Brewers officials departed quietly and made no apologies for it.


12/11/2014 | 2014 Rule 5 Draft results

The final day of the Winter Meetings began with the annual Rule 5 Draft. Teams were only able to make a selection if it had space on its 40-man roster.


12/10/2014 | NL Central looking like 5-team race

With the Cubs' signing of Jon Lester, the 2015 version of the National League Central can safely be projected as a five-team race. The Cardinals' track record and pedigree suggest that they should still be the favorites. But every other team can offer a valid argument on behalf of its own chances.


12/10/2014 | How will Brewers fill final roster spot?

The Brewers have one opening on their 40-man roster, but they don't currently intend to fill it with a bullpen arm. General manager Doug Melvin believes the vacancies can be filled later in the offseason.


12/10/2014 | Brewers won't be swayed by aggressive Cubs

The Brewers were quiet during Day 3 of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday and not even Thursday's Rule 5 Draft figures to spur action. General manager Doug Melvin said he doesn't anticipate selecting a player or losing a player in the Major League portion of that event.


12/8/2014 | Additions likely to come for Brewers after Meetings

Brewers general manager Doug Melvin reiterated on Day 1 of baseball's biggest offseason gathering that he likes his team as it's already constructed.


12/8/2014 | Roenicke expects Brewers to bounce back in 2015

Manager Ron Roenicke expressed confidence Monday that 2015 will be different for the Brewers, even if most of the players are the same.


12/8/2014 | Brewers help launch LUNGevity auction initiative

When Brewers bullpen coach Lee Tunnell learned of Major League Baseball's latest Stand Up To Cancer initiative on Monday, it struck a personal chord. His mother, Jeanie, passed away earlier this year after a long battle with the disease. For the third straight year, MLB, MLB Advanced Media (the parent company of MLB.com), MLB Network and all 30 clubs have organized a Winter Meetings charity auction with a slew of baseball experiences and rare items that will raise funds for cancer research.


12/7/2014 | Brewers ready to begin Meetings in San Diego

Monday morning marks the official start of the Winter Meetings in downtown San Diego, where Brewers officials will be presented with a painful vantage of where their 2014 season went awry.


12/6/2014 | Segura, Crew grab MLB.com's GIBBY for Oddity of the Year

Jean Segura scampered all the way from first to home to complete Milwaukee's three-run wild pitch on June 22 in Colorado, a bizarre play that was voted the Oddity of the Year in the MLB.com Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards.


12/4/2014 | Prep shortstop Rodgers leads 2015 Draft class

Ten years after grabbing Justin Upton, the D-backs could follow a similar path in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Lake Mary (Fla.) High School shortstop Brendan Rodgers sits atop MLBPipeline.com's initial Draft Top 50 rankings, thanks to his three plus tools (bat, power, arm) complemented by two solid ones (speed, defense).


12/2/2014 | Brewers renew affiliation with Timber Rattlers

The Brewers and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have struck an agreement that will keep Milwaukee's Class A affiliate close to home into the next decade.


12/1/2014 | Brewers sign Leach, Additon to Minor League deals

The Brewers are bringing back left-hander Brent Leach for a third season with the organization, signing the 32-year-old reliever on Monday to a Minor League contract that for the first time includes an invitation to big league Spring Training camp. The team also on Monday signed left-hander Nick Additon to a Minor League contract, but Additon's deal does not include a big league camp invite.


12/1/2014 | Brewers likely will tender a contract to Parra

By the end of Tuesday night, a trio of Brewers will either be headed to free agency, or due a raise.