Monday- Hot stove suggestions

Programming note: 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 behaving yourself. We are 81 days away from Milwaukee Brewers pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park to open the 2015 season, and we’re a week away from representatives from all 30 MLB teams descending on San Diego for the annual Winter Meetings. It’s rumor season across baseball, and…

Friday- A thumb to be thankful for.

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 finding your next job. We are 84 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park to open the 2015 season, and we’re still seeing indications that one Brewer’s longtime nagging injury will be healthy when he arrives there. On Wednesday, Ryan Braun took part in…

Wednesday- A prospect setback

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 raiding the archives. We are 86 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale, but at this point, it’s unclear if one of the Brewers’ one-time top pitching prospects will be there. On Tuesday, the team outrighted right-hander Ariel Pena to Triple-A Colorado Springs, removing him from…

Tuesday- Always listening

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 falling down. We are 87 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park, but on Monday we received a reminder that the Opening Day roster is far from set at this point. Noah Jarosh of Brew Crew Ball spotted a quote from Buster Olney…

Monday- A familiar face at first

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 avoiding the traps. We are 88 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park, and over the weekend, we learned that the Brewers won’t need to find a locker for their new first base coach. Instead of hiring an external candidate to replace Garth…

Friday- A full roster

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 lining up for tickets. We are 91 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park, and this morning, for the first time, the Milwaukee Brewers have filled their 40-man roster. They added four minor leaguers to that group yesterday to protect them from next month’s Rule…

Thursday- 40-man forays

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 avoiding the trees. We are still 92 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training in Maryvale, but a few more players are likely to punch their ticket to major league spring training today. Across baseball, teams have until 11 p.m. Central time tonight to…

Wednesday- Duke departs

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 waiting for Batman to finish rehabbing. We are 93 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park, and this morning, for the first time we have news of a member of the 2014 Milwaukee Brewers leaving the team as a free agent. On Tuesday, the…

Tuesday- Things change in the Central

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 jumbled. We are still 94 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park to open the 2015 season, but Monday was an offseason-defining day for two of the Milwaukee Brewers’ rivals in the National League Central Division. First, the Cardinals pulled off arguably…

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…