Milwaukee Brewers In the News (3/5)

Right Field BleachersCorrespondent IMarch 4, 2009

Brewers News

Ryan Braun is loving his relatively new found stardom. No surprise there. He handles it well.

Today was the first of three off days for Brewers players this Spring Training.

Because of the Brewers shortage of outfielders in camp, Lorenzo Cain has been added to the non-roster invitee list. Cain is considered by many to be the Brewers center fielder of the future now that Michael Brantley was shipped to the Indians as part of the Sabathia trade. Obviously it is still awhile before Cain is Major League ready, but it will be exciting to see what he can do

What are the chances that Bill Hall can someday repeat his home run total from 2006?

Fox Sports projects Ryan Braun to have the seventh most RBI in baseball with 123. Prince Fielder is also on the list with a projected RBI total of 114.

Check out this Doug Melvin radio interview.

… and a recap of the Melvin interview from Al’s Ramblings.

Here is a short blog about Jewish players in the World Baseball classic. It mentions, obviously, Ryan Braun as well as Brewers Minor Leaguer Adam Stern who will play for Team Canada.

More on Jewish players, including Braun.

What are you hoping to get out of Trevor Hoffman this coming season?

The Junkball blues analyzes Manny Parra.

What were you doing in 2005? Here’s an uplifting reminder of just how bad the Crew was back then.

Minor Leagues

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers will play Cubs affiliate, Peoria Chiefs, at Miller Park on April 24. Tickets are only $10.

Bernie’s Crew interviewed Chris Mehring, the voice of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

NL Central

The Cardinals are looking for left-handed relief help.

It’s rumored that the Cubs may be interested in trading with the A’s for Bobby Crosby.

Cubs pitching has lead baseball in K/9 innings the last eight years. Dang.

Other News

Here is an article about Team Canada. The article features Chris Barnwell and former Brewers prospect Vince Perkins.

Hank Aaron: The Forgotten King of Swing (Bleacher Report)

This has nothing to do with the Brewers or really baseball at all, but it’s hilarious. Check it out.

This is baseball related and also funny. (not fit for kids)