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Milwaukee Brewers: Mike Moustakas Moving To Second Base? According to Craig Counsell, the Milwaukee Brewers plan to use Moustakas as the everyday SECOND baseman, with Travis Shaw staying over at the hot corner. When Moose was re-signed, most expected Shaw to move over to second base and Moose to retake third base, like they did in 2018 when Moose was first acquired.
Mike Moustakas Could Play Second Base For Brewers When word of Mike Moustakas' impending return to the Brewers broke, the assumption among many was that the Milwaukee organization would utilize the same defensive alignment as in 2019: Travis Shaw shifting over to second base and Moustakas handling third base.
Mike Moustakas could play second base for the Brewers Just a couple days before the signing, Shaw said he would welcome Moustakas back to the team with open arms. He also said he knew it was a possibility Moustakas would return, so it's not a stretch to think he may have had some conversations with Craig Counsell about what would happen in that scenario.
Catcher Yasmani Grandal hits the ground running with Milwaukee Brewers PHOENIX - The ink was hardly dry on his $18.25 million, one-year contract with Milwaukee when Yasmani Grandal started working the phone, reaching out to as many new teammates as possible from his offseason home in Peoria. The Brewers' new backstop wanted to get a running start when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training.
Milwaukee Brewers DH: Impact of the Universal DH on Small Markets Milwaukee Brewers DH: A designated hitter would be a large cost to Brewers. It makes winning in their small market more difficult. For More information…
Taylor Williams on His Undersized Path to Milwaukee Being five-ten-and-a-half doesn't prevent me from going out there and beating hitters." We hoped you liked reading Taylor Williams on His Undersized Path to Milwaukee by David Laurila! Please support FanGraphs by becoming a member. We publish thousands of articles a year, host multiple podcasts, and have an ever growing database of baseball stats.
Milwaukee Brewers: 3 players that are in store for big seasons Here are three players that are in store for big seasons. Going into 2019, the Milwaukee Brewers have players such as Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain that fans know will have a great year and then there are other players on the 25-man roster that are questionable.
Milwaukee Record Recommended Our fat-free, dolphin-safe Milwaukee events calendar is chock-full of things to do, but only a handful of events are worthy of the lofty honor of "Record Recommended". Here are our recommendations for the week of February 18-24, 2019.
Milwaukee Brewers: Can they still sign Dallas Keuchel? It was believed that they were looking to spend around $125 million earlier in the off season, and that's about where they are with Yasmani Grandal and Moustakas in the fold. Unless the Milwaukee Brewers can shed some salary, they probably can't afford Keuchel in 2019.
How Mike Moustakas bet on himself and lost in MLB’s depressed free agent market Ever since denying a hefty qualifying offer following the 2017 season, Mike Moustakas hasn't been able to find nearly the same value on the market. Mike Mo…
Milwaukee Brewers: Analyzing What The Mike Moustakas Signing Means The Milwaukee Brewers have re-signed Mike Moustakas to a one year contract for 2019. What does this signing mean for Travis Shaw and Mauricio Dubon?
Milwaukee Brewers re-sign Mike Moustakas to one-year deal The Milwaukee Brewers attempted to keep pace in the moves of the NL Central this postseason, bringing back slugger Mike Moustakas on a one-year deal.
Milwaukee Brewers sign third baseman Mike Moustakas General Manager David Stearns continues to tweak the Milwaukee Brewers roster, and while signing Moustakas and moving Shaw to second may not be a typical solution, it without a doubt makes this offense much better. Welcome!
Mike Moustakas returns to Brewers It was just a day earlier that Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw said he would welcome Mike Moustakas back to the Brewers with open arms, even though it could cost Shaw his primary position. On Sunday afternoon, Shaw got his wish.
Report: Mike Moustakas returns to Milwaukee Brewers on one-year deal ESPN's Jeff Passan has the contract details, saying the deal is worth somewhere close to $9 million. Moustakas earned $5.5 million last year after declining the Royals' qualifying offer of $17.5 million when his hopes for a multi-year deal at that level were dashed.
Brewers To Re-Sign Mike Moustakas 4:38pm: There's a mutual option for 2020, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports. 4:23pm: Moustakas will earn $10MM in 2019, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. His deal is "likely" to include a mutual option, Heyman adds.
Chris Hook brings familiarity to Brewers Patience paid off for new Brewers pitching coach Chris Hook, who earned a promotion to the Major League staff after 11 years coaching in the Minors.
Travis Shaw open to extension with Milwaukee Brewers, but no talks are occurring at present Travis Shaw recently expressed his interest in signing a long-term deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, hoping to join the recent spate of players who have inked extensions with their current employers.
NL Central Notes: Taillon, Brewers, Shaw, Perez, Reds Contract extensions, including deals for right-handers Aaron Nola and Luis Severino, have been a dominant story across Major League Baseball this week.
The Milwaukee Brewers have a lot to prove again Despite coming within one game of the NLCS last season, there are many doubts about whether the Milwaukee Brewers are able to do it again. For a team that…
Mike Moustakas would be welcomed by Brewers Brewers fans have been Moose hunting, wondering when veteran third baseman Mike Moustakas will finally escape free agency and find a home. His teammates during the second half of last season are wondering, too. Like Travis Shaw, who reported to camp Saturday as the Brewers' third baseman.
Hernan Perez played through a wrist bone chip in 2018, now fully healthy According to Tom Haudricourt, Perez played most of last season with a bone chip in his wrist, which sounds painful and would understandably cut into a hitter's power.
Milwaukee Brewers: Breaking down the 2019 schedule As is standard, the Milwaukee Brewers will have a home-and-home series with the Minnesota Twins that will consist of two games each and the Brewer fans will have the opportunity to welcome Jonathan Schoop back to Miller Park.
Milwaukee Brewers extension candidate – Travis Shaw With the previous two stars already locked into favorable deals, the Brewers should look to extend Shaw, who likewise could and maybe should be motivated to make a deal. Shaw is in his first year of arbitration, agreeing to a $4.6M contract for the upcoming season.
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