Milwaukee Brewers Untapped: Jeffress or Smith to SF?

Of the many teams that need relief depth in MLB, the San Fransisco Giants are one of many teams in need of bullpen relief. Both Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith could provide the relief that the Giants are seeking.

As Henry Schulman of the SF Chronicle reports, the Milwaukee Brewers have been scouting a couple of pitching prospects in the Giants Farm system.

Of course, there are also the latest rumors of Jonathan Lucroy, including Luc sitting the game out tonight. Although, as Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, it’s just a typical planned day off for Luc.

The Milwaukee Brewers performed better than expected during the first half of the season, per WUWM Radio reports. All-Access.com also reports that the Milwaukee Brewers and 620 AM have extended their radio broadcasting deal.

MinorDetails has been thoroughly impressed by the recent performances of Milwaukee Brewers prospect Cody Ponce and argues that he’s worth the watch and the wait. The Brewers don’t seem to be “tanking” and BP Milwaukee looks at the ELO Rankings of rebuilding teams, including this year’s Milwaukee Brewers.

Tonight’s series finale against the Pirates features Matt Garza and Francisco Liriano, two pitchers who are seeking to continue to rebound after struggling last year.  First pitch tonight is scheduled for 7:05 PM ET.

In MiLB news, the Milwaukee Brewers had a prospect undergo Tommy John surgery earlier today. Another prospect has been red hot for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers per our own Steven Jewell.

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