Monday- Welcoming Wren

Programming note: Beginning this month the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while learning to jump higher. There are 95 days remaining before the Milwaukee Brewers officially begin spring training, which gives the clubhouse staff plenty of time to prepare a locker for a new prospect. On Friday, we learned that the organization had acquired minor league outfielder Kyle Wren from…

Friday- Finishing fourth

Programming note: Beginning this month the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while guessing what happens next. We’ll never know what might have been if the Milwaukee Brewers had been able to maintain the momentum of their hot start and reach the postseason, but one of their stars was still honored for his 2014 performance on Thursday. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy…

Wednesday- Mark your calendars

Programming note: Beginning this month the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while looking for pirate ships. This morning, for the first time, we can officially start the countdown: The Brewers unveiled their spring training schedule on Tuesday and we now know that we’re exactly 100 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park on February 20. This season…

Tuesday- Continuous improvement

Programming note: Beginning this month the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while not liking something. Award season wraps up this week for Major League Baseball with the announcement of the American and National League Most Valuable Players on Thursday and, while we know that Jonathan Lucroy isn’t a finalist, it’s still possible he could finish as high as fourth…

Monday- Lind leads the way

Programming note: Beginning this month the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while getting lured in. The seventh week of the offseason begins today for the Milwaukee Brewers, who have already answered one of their biggest offseason questions by acquiring first baseman Adam Lind from the Blue Jays. The organization had to beat out at least one other team for…

Friday- No Gold or Silver

Programming note: Beginning this week the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while perusing the internet. The 2014 Silver Slugger Awards were announced last night and the Brewers came away empty-handed. As was the case with the Gold Gloves announced earlier this week, the Brewers’ lone snub came at the catcher position, as Buster Posey came away with the award. Although Lucroy’s…

Thursday- Staying out of trouble

Programming note: Beginning this week the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read from really far away. The Milwaukee Brewers are more than a year removed from the end of Ryan Braun’s 63-game suspension for his role in the 2013 Biogenesis scandal, and got some good news on Wednesday regarding the 2011 NL MVP’s future availability. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel spotted a…

Wednesday- 0-for-Awards

Programming note: Beginning this week the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while making impossible requests. Major League Baseball’s award season opened with a pair of disappointments for many Milwaukee Brewers fans on Tuesday, as prominent Brewers were left out of the conversation for a pair of postseason awards. First, the BBWAA announced their nominees for their postseason awards and…

Tuesday- Ramirez returns

Some things to read while floating away. It’s been a busy week for the Milwaukee Brewers, and it’s only Tuesday. Over the weekend, they acquired Adam Lind, brought back Yovani Gallardo, announced they’re not bringing back Rickie Weeks, hired a new scouting director and made a waiver claim. On Monday, they made even more news when Aramis Ramirez announced his intention to exercise his half of his mutual option and return to the team for 2015. Ramirez will receive $14 million for agreeing to spend his age 37 season with the Brewers (he turns 37 in June), and it’s hard to tell what…

Monday- The Lind Era begins

Programming note: Beginning today the Frosty Mug has moved to its own site at BrewersFrostyMug.net. The Mug you know and love continues uninterrupted in this new space, and its Facebook and Twitter feeds will remain the same, but if you wish to continue following the Mug please bookmark (or follow the RSS feed from) its new location. Some things to read while picking out a name. We are less than a week removed from the completion of the 2014 postseason, and we’re still waiting for the free agent market to open, but the Milwaukee Brewers wasted no time making the first major move of the offseason. On Saturday, they acquired first…