Brewers Promote Top Prospect Lewis Brinson From Triple-A Colorado Springs

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their youth movement on Saturday by promoting top prospect Lewis Brinson from Triple-A Colorado Springs. To make way for Brinson on the 25-man active roster, Milwaukee sent second baseman Jonathan Villar to the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain. Brinson is the 3rd Brewers prospect that will make hisContinue reading “Brewers Promote Top Prospect Lewis Brinson From Triple-A Colorado Springs”

Jonathan Villar Declines $20 Million-Plus Extension From Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have their eye on the future, and it appears that they want that future to include one of 2016’s breakout players in second baseman Jonathan Villar. Per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, Brewers general manager David Stearns and team front office personnel proposed a contract extension worth $20 million to Villar andContinue reading “Jonathan Villar Declines $20 Million-Plus Extension From Brewers”

Jonathan Villar Will Play Second Base in 2017

Milwaukee Brewers infielder Jonathan Villar will mostly play second base in 2017, according to Brewers manager Craig Counsell. Counsell envisions Villar and shortstop Orlando Arcia combining together to give Milwaukee an excellent defense up the middle, and offense when Arcia’s bat comes around to the Major League standard. “I think if we can get VillarContinue reading “Jonathan Villar Will Play Second Base in 2017”

VIDEO: Jonathan Villar Smacks First Career Grand Slam vs. Pirates

Milwaukee Brewers infielder Jonathan Villar‘s name was missing from Craig Counsell‘s lineup card for a second day on Sunday due to a knee injury, but that didn’t stop Villar in contributing. In the 6th inning of Sunday’s Brewers-Pirates contest, Villar was called to pinch-hit with the bases loaded and two outs in-place of Brewers pitcherContinue reading “VIDEO: Jonathan Villar Smacks First Career Grand Slam vs. Pirates”

Brewers Must Find Position Comfortable for Jonathan Villar

Jonathan Villar has enjoyed a very nice breakout year for the Brewers at the plate, batting .298/.377/.442 with 11 homers, 47 RBIs, and 50 steals while serving as the teams leadoff hitter. However, Villar made his 25th error of the season in the 9th inning during Milwaukee’s 6-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals onContinue reading “Brewers Must Find Position Comfortable for Jonathan Villar”

Brewers SS Jonathan Villar Being Considered for Leadoff Role in 2016

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has already stated that shortstop Jonathan Villar will be the team’s starter at shortstop this year, and now, per MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy, Villar is being considered to hit leadoff for the Brewers this year: Villar leading off again. Counsell is considering him for that spot on Opening Day. https://t.co/akikimZ0CtContinue reading “Brewers SS Jonathan Villar Being Considered for Leadoff Role in 2016”

Jonathan Villar Could Breakout for Brewers in 2016

The Milwaukee Brewers and the Houston Astros made a deal in November that sent shortstop Jonathan Villar to the Brewers in-exchange for minor league prospect Cy Sneed. Villar was moved from the Astros due to their log jam at the infield position, and now in Milwaukee he has a great chance to finally prove himself.Continue reading “Jonathan Villar Could Breakout for Brewers in 2016”

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