The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed pitcher Yhonathan Barrios from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for third baseman Aramis Ramirez and cash. The announcement was made by President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Doug Melvin.
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced the signing of their Competitive Balance Round A selection, left-handed pitcher Nathan Kirby. The 40th overall pick was selected with the Brewers' second pick in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Virginia. The announcement was made by Vice President of Amateur Scouting/Special Assistant to the General Manager Ray Montgomery.
The Milwaukee Brewers will celebrate Bob Uecker's 60th year in professional baseball on Major League Night, Tuesday, July 21 at Miller Park. On that day, the Brewers' Hall-of-Fame broadcaster will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and a donation of $10,000 will be made in his name to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
The Milwaukee Brewers return to Miller Park from the All-Star break to open a five-game homestand tonight as the Pittsburgh Pirates visit Milwaukee for a three-game weekend series, followed by a brief two-game Interleague series vs. the Cleveland Indians.