Milwaukee Brewers Weekly Check-In (9-13-11)


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 unfortunate slide and upcoming series with the Rockies and Reds! [Read more…]

Milwaukee Brewers Weekly Check-In (9-5-11)


If you’re not one of those baseball nerds who follows every single thing going on in the Milwaukee BrewersOrganization, 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 Prince Fielder free agent rumors, a final bout with the Cardinals and a huge series with the Phillies! [Read more…]

Brewers George Kottaras Randomly Hits For The Cycle


The Milwaukee Brewers back-up catcher George Kottaras had a career night against the Houston Astros as he became the seventh player in franchise history to hit for the cycle.

Kottaras doesn’t play a lot, but received the start on Saturday night because left-handed batters fare well against the Astros’ Bud Norris. Kottaras is the first player in the MLB to complete the rare cycle this season. [Read more…]

Catching of the Guard: Brewers go From Veteran to Rookie

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On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Gregg Zaun’s season would officially end, as the veteran catcher opted for surgery on his right shoulder to fix a torn labrum. George Kotteras says he feels for Zaun and what could be a career-ending injury. But Kotteras is now focused on reporting to almost daily play.

“I’m certainly excited to go out there and it’s just what you do in this situation,” says Kotteras. “I’m never happy when a teammate is injured and you certainly feel for him. We’ll just be ready to work for the team.”

The Milwaukee Brewers’ catching staff has gone from veteran Gregg Zaun most days to Kottaras, who caught a mere 25 games in the majors prior to this season and rookie Jonathan Lucroy at your service.

By: Melissa S. Wollering

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