Brewers Roster Appears Set

By: Jay Kennedy

Mike Zamilli/Getty Images North America

The Milwaukee Brewers roster appears to be set, just in time for the Sunday, 11:00 am CST, deadline.  While there is always a chance that Slingin’ (Dave) Stearns will pull the trigger on yet another deal or free agent signing, this it how the roster looks currently for the Brew Crew.
STARTING PITCHERS
RHP1 Wily Peralta
RHP2 Jimmy Nelson
RHP3 Matt Garza
RHP4 Taylor Jungmann
RHP5 Chase Anderson

CLOSER
RHP Jeremy Jeffress

BULLPEN
RHP Michael Blazek
RHP Blaine Boyer
RHP Ariel Pena
RHP Tyler Thornberg
RHP Carlos Torres
LHP Chris Capuano

STARTING LINEUP  (This was today’s lineup vs. the Milwaukee AA farm team, the Biloxi Shuckers.  The Brewers won, 7-4.  RF Domingo Santana, LF Ryan Braun, and LHP Jason Lane, went deep for the Brewers while C Jacob Nottingham and CF Brett Phillips homered for the Shuckers.)
1. RF Domingo Santana
2. 2B Scooter Gennett
3. LF Ryan Braun
4. C Jonathan Lucroy
5. 1B Chris Carter
6. CF Ramon Flores
7. 3B Aaron Hill
8. SS Johnathan Villar
9. P Chase Anderson (Maldonado, DH)

BENCH
C Martin Maldonado
IF Yadiel Rivera
IF Colin Walsh
OF Keon Broxton
OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis

 

AROUND THE BREWER BASES
*The following players open the season on the 15 day disabled list.
LHP Will Smith (knee)
LHP Sean Nolin (left elbow)
RHP Corey Knebel (shoulder stiffness)
RHP Zack Jones (right shoulder)
RHP Yhonathan Barrios (right shoulder)

* OF Rhymer Liriano is on the 60 day disabled list with facial fractures.

* The Brewers signed 33 year old, RHP Carlos Torres, yesterday, to a major league contract. Last year In 59 games with the Mets, Torres posted a 4.68 ERA in 57 2/3 innings with 18 BB and 48 K’s. In the past, he has pitched for the Chicago White Sox and Colorado Rockies over parts of 6 seasons, with a career ERA of 4.26. He was in spring camp with the Braves.

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