12/11/2013 | Hart's Seattle deal turns Crew's focus elsewhere
Corey Hart's 13-year run with the Brewers organization came to an end Wednesday, when he agreed in principle to a more lucrative one-year deal with the Mariners, leaving the Brewers to move on in their search for a first baseman.
12/10/2013 | Eager to move on, Roenicke backs Braun
Three days after attending Ryan Braun's wedding in California, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke spoke Tuesday about the challenges facing a player who will return in the spring from a performance-enhancing drugs suspension to begin working on the move from left field to right.
12/10/2013 | Melvin feels it's up to Hart if he wants to return
Without detailing the club's offer, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin suggested Tuesday afternoon that it was up to free-agent first baseman Corey Hart to decide whether to return to Milwaukee. While Hart mulled his options, the rest of the Brewers' plans were on hold.
12/9/2013 | Gorzelanny recovering from shoulder surgery
Brewers left-hander Tom Gorzelanny underwent shoulder surgery last week, assistant general manager Gord Ash revealed Monday. Gorzelanny, who did not pitch after Sept. 2, underwent what Ash described as a "cleanup" of the joint and is expected to be rehabbing until mid-March.
12/9/2013 | Brewers put relief help on back burner
Brewers general manager Doug Melvin would ideally add two experienced relief arms to the bullpen, but said he was focused on settling first base before moving to the relief market.
12/9/2013 | Brewers working multiple fronts in first-base search
The Brewers continued their pursuit of free-agent first baseman Corey Hart on Day 1 of the Winter Meetings while preparing for the possibility he finds a more lucrative deal somewhere else. Brewers general manager Doug Melvin engaged in conversations with agent Jeff Berry of CAA Sports, who represents first-time free agent Hart.
12/8/2013 | Brewers head to Florida looking for a few key upgrades
Last time the Winter Meetings were at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, in December 2010, the Brewers traded for Shaun Marcum and set the framework to acquire Zack Greinke. Ten months later, the team was celebrating a division title.
12/5/2013 | Aoki trade a win for both Brewers and Royals
By trading Norichika Aoki to the Royals for Will Smith, the Brewers received the left-handed rotation candidate they were seeking while Kansas City acquired a rock-solid outfielder at a great cost.
12/5/2013 | Brewers acquire Smith from Royals for Aoki
The Milwaukee Brewers acquired left-handed pitcher Will Smith from Kansas City on Thursday in exchange for outfielder Norichika Aoki.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Healthy Hart ready to test free-agent waters
With baseball's Hot Stove at a full boil and the Winter Meetings looming next week, free-agent first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart, coming off two knee surgeries this year, has been medically cleared and is ready to figure out where he'll suit up next season.
12/2/2013 | Brewers tender offers to Estrada, Francisco
The Brewers tendered 2014 contracts to all of their unsigned players ahead of Monday's deadline, including arbitration-eligible pitcher Marco Estrada and corner infielder Juan Francisco.