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  1. Jim Henderson undergoes shoulder “clean up” surgery

    Aug 20, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Milwaukee had already shut down Jim Henderson for the season with shoulder problems and now the Brewers announced that the 31-year-old reliever will undergo a “clean up” surgery on his labrum and rotator cuff.

  2. Brewers lose Tyler Thornburg and Jim Henderson for the season

    Aug 15, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    The Brewers will be without Tyler Thornburg and Jim Henderson for the rest of the season due to elbow and shoulder injuries, respectively.

  3. Jim Henderson is nearing a minor league rehab assignment

    May 19, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    The former Brewers’ closer was placed on the disabled list earlier this month with right shoulder inflammation.

  4. Brewers shut down Jim Henderson with shoulder injury

    May 2, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

    Jim Henderson

    Jim Henderson had been pitching pretty well since being demoted from closer to setup man by the Brewers and came into yesterday’s game with a 3.38 ERA on the season. He exited the game with a 7.15 ERA (and a loss), allowing five runs while recording two outs against the Reds.

  5. Brewers to go with Francisco Rodriguez over Jim Henderson as closer for now

    Mar 31, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

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    The Brewers have booted Jim Henderson from the closer role in favor of Francisco Rodriguez. At least for now.

  6. 2014 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

    Mar 21, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Milwaukee Brewers. The Big Question: Can they bounce back? The Brewers won only 74 games in 2013 after averaging…

  7. Francisco Rodriguez is returning to the Brewers again

    Feb 7, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Francisco Rodriguez and the Brewers are getting back together, with Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reporting that the two sides have agreed to a one-year, $3.25 million deal. Rodriguez spent part of 2011, all of 2012, and part of 2013 with the Brewers before being traded to the Orioles in July of last year. Overall for…

  8. Ranking the bullpens: 2014 edition

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    We tried this with the rotations the other day. Once again, I’ll be dipping into my 2014 projections here to rank the bullpens. To come up with the following bullpen ERAs, I simply combined each team’s seven highest-IP relievers, according to my projections. AL Royals – 2.93 Red Sox – 3.14 Athletics – 3.16 Rangers…

  9. Indians to sign John Axford

    Dec 15, 2013, 9:51 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Buster Olney is reporting that the Indians are expected to sign free agent reliever John Axford. We learned earlier that Indians president Mark Shapiro was expecting to sign a reliever soon and he moved quickly in talks with Axford. Axford was non-tendered by the Cardinals on December 2 and has drawn interest from a…

  10. Play of the Day: Carlos Gomez robs Jay Bruce’s three-run home run

    Sep 15, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds

    Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez already has one of the three NL Gold Gloves for outfielders locked up, but he decided to pad his resume in case anyone was still on the fence about his defensive prowess. With two runners on base with two outs and the game tied 5-5 in the ninth inning, Jay…

  11. Yovani Gallardo excellent in return from the disabled list

    Aug 17, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Milwaukee Brewers

    Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo blanked the Reds over six and one-third innings of work, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out three in his first start after returning from the disabled list. He had been out since July 31 with a strained left hamstring. He sat in the high-80’s and low 90’s with…

  12. Diamondbacks talking to Brewers about Yovani Gallardo

    Jul 3, 2013, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has the big scoop: The Diamondbacks and Brewers have been talking about possible trades involving Milwaukee veteran righthanded starter Yovani Gallardo, and one of the Arizona names that’s surfaced in discussions is top pitching prospect Tyler Skaggs. But a person familiar with the talks told Heyman that “there’s no traction at this point” toward a trade.…

  13. K-Rod notches 300th career save

    Jun 22, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Brewers closer Francisco “K-Rod” Rodriguez earned the 300th save of his career this afternoon, wrapping up a 2-0 victory over the Braves. He becomes the 25th member of the 300-save club. It was his sixth save of the year and he lowered his ERA to 0.59 (in 15.1 innings) in the effort. However, the Brewers…

  14. Brewers activate closer Jim Henderson from disabled list

    Jun 9, 2013, 10:38 AM EDT

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    As expected, the Brewers have activated right-handed reliever Jim Henderson from the 15-day disabled list in time for Sunday’s series finale against the Phillies. Tyler Thornburg was optioned to Triple-A Nashville late Saturday to open up a roster spot. Henderson wound up missing exactly 15 days with a strained right hamstring. He had a stellar…

  15. Jim Henderson suffers right hamstring strain

    May 25, 2013, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Jim Henderson has pitched really well since taking over the closer role from John Axford in Milwaukee, but he could be headed for an extended absence. Henderson strained his right hamstring in the ninth inning last night while attempting to finish off the Brewers’ victory against the Pirates. He appeared to suffer the injury as…

  16. Brewers reach minor league deal with Francisco Rodriguez

    Apr 17, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT

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    From Brewers director of media relations Mike Vassallo comes word that the Brewers have reached agreement on a minor league contract with free agent right-hander Francisco Rodriguez. K-Rod passed his pre-signing physical on Wednesday morning at the Brewers’ spring training complex in Maryvale, Arizona. The 31-year-old posted a rough 4.38 ERA across 72 innings last season…

  17. It looks like John Axford is out as the Brewers’ closer

    Apr 8, 2013, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Four days ago the Brewers said they were sticking with John Axford despite a rough start to the season, but now it looks like manager Ron Roenicke is making a change in the ninth inning. Axford took the loss in yesterday’s game against the Diamondbacks, but only after throwing a scoreless 10th inning and then…

  18. Brewers sticking with closer John Axford after rough start

    Apr 4, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

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    Brewers closer John Axford is off to a rough start, allowing three homers and a total of six hits in 11 plate appearances while working with decreased velocity. Axford says he feels fine physically and Adam McCalvy of MLB.com writes that the Brewers are unlikely to make any quick decisions about removing him as closer,…

  19. 2013 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

    Mar 19, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Up next: The Milwaukee Brew Crew. The Big Question: Do the Brewers have enough pitching to contend for a playoff spot in…

  20. The Brewers and Cardinals played into the wee small hours of the morning

    Sep 8, 2012, 9:23 AM EDT

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    If you missed the end of this one, don’t feel bad. This was one for the die-hards. After the start of last night’s game was delayed two hours and 20 minutes due to rain, the Brewers and Cardinals ended up playing a four-hour and 30-minute marathon which didn’t end until 3:05 AM ET. The Brewers…

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