Milwaukee Brewers: In the News (May 21)

Right Field BleachersCorrespondent IMay 21, 2009

HOUSTON - APRIL 06:  The on-deck circle sits on the field before the Opening Day game between the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Astros on April 6, 2009 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Game: Astros 6, Brewers 4
Record: 25-15, First Place

 

Wednesday’s Game

- Yovani Gallardo did not have it on Wednesday night. He gave up six runs in 5+ innings.

- The Brewers could not score on Wandy Rodriguez. Rodriguez gave up six hits, but the Brewers only tallied one run on him—a Mike Cameron home run (his 249th).

- The Brewers scored three in the ninth and brought the tying run to the plate twice in that inning, but they fell short in the end.

- The seven-game winning streak came to an end.

- Cecil Cooper and the Astros screwed up the roster they submitted before the game.


Brewers News

- Miller Park Drunk has some hilarious Brewer flow charts.

- Prince Fielder has a theme song. (Hat Tip: Sports Bubbler)

- Yovani Gallardo interview:

- Rickie Weeks underwent surgery on his wrist. The surgery went well, but Weeks is gone for the year.

- So, Sports Illustrated, is Braun good or horrible at defense?

- J.J. Hardy is turning it on.

- Brian Anderson interviews Mark DiFelice.

- Reliever David Riske continues to make progress toward returning to the Brewers roster.

- Dan Needles applauds the Brewers decision to sign Trevor Hoffman.

- The Cardinals announcers don’t think the Brewers need any more power.

- BrewerFan.net interviews Brooks Kieschnick.

- i94 Sports says the difference between the Brewers and the Cubs right now is the Brewers bullpen.

- Dave Bush is approaching the Brewers franchise record for hitting batters. (Hat Tip: Brew Crew Ball)


Minor Leagues

- Frank Catalonotto is on his way to Huntsville.

- Cole Gillespie gets some hometown love.


NL Central

- Astros players are anonymously not happy with Cooper as manager.

- Want to own a piece of the Cubs? Pony up.


Other News

- A Mets fan got caught in a toilet at their stadium. No joke.