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Brewers' Craig Counsell: Freddy Peralta to miss 'significant' time

An MRI of Freddy Peralta’s sore right shoulder revealed a posterior shoulder strain, and the right-hander is expected to miss “significant” time, Brewers manager Craig Counsell announced to reporters Monday. The Brewers expect that Peralta will be able to return this season, but a specific timetable isn’t yet clear. Surgery isn’t expected to be necessary, Counsell added. Left-hander Aaron Ashby is expected to step into the Milwaukee rotation in his place, joining Corbin Burnes, Brandon Woodruff, Eric Lauer and Adrian Houser.
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Brewers manager Craig Counsell featured guest for La Crosse Loggers event Jan. 27

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell is headed to La Crosse later this month. Counsell will be the featured guest Jan. 27 for the La Crosse Loggers’ 18th Winter Baseball BBQ at the Riverside Ballroom in the newly renovated La Crosse Center. Joining Counsell on the guest list is former...

Craig Counsell announced as featured guest for Winter Baseball BBQ

The La Crosse Loggers announced Thursday evening that Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell is this year’s featured guest at the 18th Winter Baseball BBQ on Jan. 27 at the La Crosse Center’s Riverside Ballroom. Former Brewers catcher Damian Miller is also scheduled to make an appearance at the...

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell finishes second in NL Manager of the Year vote

For the third time in four years, Craig Counsell is the runner-up in the NL Manager of the Year vote. The award winner was announced today on MLB Network, and the award went to Gabe Kapler of the Giants, with Counsell in second and former Cardinals manager Mike Shildt in third. Kapler received 28 of the 30 first place votes, while Counsell and Shildt each received one (Nick Groke of The Athletic was the lone first place vote for Counsell). Counsell received 22 of 30 second place votes and 4 of 30 third place votes. He was also left off of 3 of the 30 ballots. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America has the full breakdown of the 30 ballots.

Gabe Kapler runs away with NL manager of year; Craig Counsell is runner-up for a third time

There was no denying San Francisco’s Gabe Kapler the 2021 National League manager of the year award. Leading a team given 0% chance of winning its division before the season to a franchise-record 107 victories, Kapler ran away with the award, garnering 28 of 30 first-place votes when balloting by the Baseball Writers Association of America was revealed Tuesday.

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell named finalist for Manager of the Year

Award season finalists continued to be announced tonight, and another member of the Brewers organization is up for an award. With a team that outperformed expectations this season, manager Craig Counsell is one of the three finalists for the NL Manager of the Year award. The other two finalists are manager Gabe Kapler of the Giants and former manager Mike Shildt of the Cardinals.

Brewers' Corbin Burnes a finalist for NL Cy Young Award; Craig Counsell again among top three managers

The Milwaukee Brewers have not had a Cy Young Award winner since Pete Vuckovich claimed the American League trophy in 1982. Corbin Burnes officially became a strong candidate to end that drought Monday when he was revealed – as expected – as one of the three finalists for the 2021 National League Cy Young Award along with Los Angeles' Max Scherzer and Philadelphia's Zack Wheeler.