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“With the 20th pick in the 2020 draft, the Milwaukee Brewers select Garrett Mitchell, an outfielder out of UCLA.” The Brewers have put in their pick for the first round of the 2020 MLB Draft. Surprisingly to some, they have gone with a powerhouse outfielder, Garrett Mitchell. This man is a force to be reckoned with. Based on votes, he is ranked sixth by MLB Pipeline. He really is the kind of athlete that a team would dream to have, especially the Brewers. A player out of UCLA, Mitchell has 80-grade speed, which is well above-average. In addition, he’s got…

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In all honesty, I don’t know how much longer I can take without this entire ‘no baseball’ thing that’s going on. Due to the pandemic, the sports world was in shambles. There’s been negotiations left and right, and somehow, the MLB just can’t seem to figure anything out. The NBA came to an agreement and will continue their season on July 31st in Orlando, Florida. Their agreement included having 22 teams finish out the season. This consists of eight games with the season concluding no later than October 12th. Their players board approved it pretty quickly; whereas when it comes…

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It really isn’t hard to recognize this player. Many Brewers fans think of this man when talking about great names in Brewers history. In this edition of Past and Present, we’re going to be taking a look at Prince Fielder’s career. Before the Brewers A first round pick by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2002 draft, Prince Fielder was already destined for greatness. His father, former Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers first baseman Cecil Fielder, made a name for himself in the world of major league baseball, and now it was Prince’s turn to carry the Fielder name into…

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Although 2020 isn’t looking too promising for some baseball, that doesn’t mean we can’t reflect on past seasons! In this edition, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the best theme nights that the Milwaukee Brewers have put on! 1. Negro League Tribute Annually, the Brewers honor the Negro Leagues where in 1923, Rube Foster formed the Milwaukee Bears that would go to play within the league. The players suit up in vintage Milwaukee Bears uniforms for that game as part of a tribute game. Fans get to enjoy a pregame ceremony honoring former Negro League players,…

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The pandemic is really taking a toll on everyone. It really has been challenging for millions of people. The struggle of applying for unemployment, staying at home, social distancing, it’s been tough. The world of sports is definitely taking a hit as well, and it’s really up in the air on when any of the sports are going to make a safe comeback. As someone who works for the Milwaukee Brewers, I can say that this whole pandemic has sucked. Brewers on Deck was the last event that Milwaukee really had that dealt with Brewers baseball. We had Spring Training…

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At this point, it seems like we aren’t going to really get much of a 2020 season. That means that Milwaukee Brewers very own Ryan Braun’s last contracted year could be a short one. Could this make him want to play another year due to the pandemic? Or will he finally hang up the cleats? Should the Milwaukee Brewers honor Ryan Braun by retiring his number? Why Braun? Ryan Braun has been a face of the Brewers franchise since he basically stepped foot into the organization back in 2005. He skyrocketed through the minor leagues, and earned himself Rookie of…

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The Milwaukee Brewers have great taste in music, if we’re being honest. And for the players, their walk-up music is often a make or break in what people are going to think of them. In this, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the top walk up songs Brewers have used throughout the years. Note: These are in no particular order, just ones that I enjoyed! 1. Poppin’ My Collar- Three 6 Mafia Player: Lorenzo CainYears: 2018-present (Not as frequent now as it was in 2018). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzCaW7hzIQQ You hear this song play in the park and you…

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The Milwaukee Brewers are celebrating their 50th year of baseball this year. Even though it is still unknown as to when the season will finally start, this is something worth highlighting and celebrating. Over the next few weeks, OTHWisconsin will highlight the top players at each position throughout the Brewers’ 50 year history. Here, we take a look at the best relievers in Brewers baseball history. Note: This is in no particular order! #5: Josh Hader Years with the Brewers: 2017- present 2017: 3.03 FIP, 0.986 WHIP, 2.08 ERA2018: 2.23 FIP, 0.811 WHIP, 2.43 ERA (All Star)2019: 3.10 FIP, 0.806…

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In just 50 years, the Milwaukee Brewers have made a name of themselves with some of the greatest baseball players of all time. Those include Robin Yount, Rollie Fingers, Ryan Braun, and Christian Yelich. In this MVP highlight, we take a look at the next face of Brewers’ baseball, Christian Yelich. Let’s see how Yelich has thrived in just three short years in the Cream City. Amateur Career Christian Yelich isn’t someone you really can reflect upon and call it “early days.” With him being 28-years-old, he has a lot of fire left in him. Born on December 5, 1991…

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I’m sure the first names that come to your mind when thinking of who’s the greatest Milwaukee Brewer of all time are either Christian Yelich or Ryan Braun. Although they have had tremendous careers, Yelich only being with us for three years and Braun going into his fourteenth year with the Brew Crew, there seems to be a curtain hiding the real “GOAT”s of the Milwaukee Brewers. Why don’t we start off with someone that everyone can agree is truly one of the best of all times? His number hangs in Miller Park, and you hear his voice on the…

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