Prince Fielder Earns All-Star MVP Award while Leading the NL to Victory

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder entered the record books on Tuesday night as he became the first Brewer to ever hit a home-run in an All-Star Game. He did so with a three-run bomb in the fourth inning off Texas Rangers C.J. Wilson.

For helping the National League become victorious in the All-Star Game for the second year in a row, Fielder was named the All-Star MVP, another first in Brewers history.

Fielder finished 1-for-2 with three RBI’s while lifting the National League to a 5-1 win in the MLB’s 82nd All-Star Game at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona.

Fielder’s monster performance most likely has his agent Scott Boras salivating when he begins to think about the money his client could bring in during free agency next season. [Read more…]

Milwaukee Brewers Weekly Check-In (7-11-11)

If you’re not one of those baseball nerds who follows every single thing going on in the Milwaukee Brewers Organization, don’t worry, because The Sports Bank’s Nick Grays has you covered with what happened in the past week and what’s going on in the future.

And if you are one of those nerds, feel free to join in on some good old analysis of America’s pastime in the Brew City.

This week we discuss the Brewers’ first half of the season, the upcoming All-Star festivities and beyond!
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Brewers Rickie Weeks Having an All-Star Type of Year

Investing in players hasn’t been one of the Milwaukee Brewers’ strong suits in the last decade or so. But to their credit, it seems the Brewers have learned from their mistakes and are making all the right decisions in 2011.

One of those right decisions was re-signing second baseman Rickie Weeks to a five-year, fifty million dollar contract.

Weeks is having a career year while leading all NL second baseman in at-bats (299), runs (51), hits (87), doubles (19), home-runs (14), on-base percentage (.359) and slugging percentage (.508).

With that said, why is he second to the Cincinnati Reds Brandon Phillips in All-Star votes?

By: Nick Grays
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