ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 11: Felipe Lopez #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws to first base against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on August 11, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Brewers 5-2. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
File Under 'Not Surprising' -- Felipe Lopez DFA'd | August
Felipe Lopez was designated for assignment by the Brewers after failing to repeat his 2009 success.
Stat Of The Day: Fielder Setting A Torrid Pace - Brew Crew Ball
The Brewers played their 128th game today, and if Fielder drives in two more runs tomorrow it'll only be the third time in franchise history a player has driven in 100 runs in the team's first 130 games.
Small-market Brewers can have big dreams - JSOnline
I think we can all rest easy now that the Brewers are on their way to earning another description altogether: A small-market team in the postseason for the second time in four years.
Dugout Digest: Streaking Brewers Are Locking Up NL Central | August
If Milwaukee plays .500 ball the rest of the way, they'll now finish with 92 wins. For St. Louis to catch them, they'll need to play at a .700 clip. Not a bad place to be for the Brew Crew.
Pitcher Hitting Update
The Brewer starting pitching staff has proven to be one of the best in the league. This staff also excels at something that can get overlooked but is obvious to people who watch many games– that they’re also all quality hitters, which is something that provides some real value.