Brewers prospect starts strong in Fox Cities

18-year-old left hander Kodi Medeiros pitched six innings of no-hit ball in the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers home opener on Sunday, but when he left, the Peoria Chiefs offense exploded and knocked off the Rattlers 11-1 in front of 5,954 fans at Fox Cities Stadium.  It...

Brewers announce player development extension

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced a four-year player development contract extension with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Midwest League through the 2020 season.  The announcement was made jointly by Brewers President of Baseball Operations and General Manager...

Timber Rattlers land spot in MWL playoffs

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are in the 2014 Midwest League playoffs after knocking off Beloit 13-2 on Sunday. That victory eliminated the Quad Cities River Bandits, who won 9-4 at Burlington.  That left Peoria as the only team with a chance to catch the Timber...

Rattlers’ Erickson hits milestone victory

Talk to Matt Erickson about becoming the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers all-time winningest manager and he’ll joke about the fact that he’s been around for so long that he should have the most wins. But Erickson deserves far more credit than what he’s...

Another Roenicke joins the coaching ranks (Audio)

There’s another Roenicke joining the professional baseball coaching ranks.   Brewers manager Ron Roenicke will keep an eye from a distance, on his son Lance Roenicke, who has accepted a position as player/coach at Class A Wisconsin (Timber Rattlers). The...

Brewers hire Timber Rattlers’ groundskeeper

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers head groundskeeper Eddie Warczak was hired by the Milwaukee Brewers as the grounds manager at Miller Park. Warczak had served as the Timber Rattlers head groundskeeper since the end of the 2007 season. The Rattlers have filled...

Fox Cities Stadium naming rights deal ends early

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are looking for a new naming rights partnership for Fox Cities Stadium. Time Warner Cable has executed their right to opt out of the final three years of a 10-year naming rights agreement with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.  The decision...

Timber Rattlers set attendance records in 2013

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers set a pair of franchise attendance records this season. The Milwaukee Brewers single A affiliate set a record for average attendance with 3,780 fans per game.  The Rattlers also set a record for total season attendance with 241,938...

Hellweg bounces back with Timber Rattlers

After a 0-3 record and 10.97 ERA in Milwaukee, the Brewers sent Hellweg to the Fox Cities and he bounced back with a solid 6-inning performance with the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Hellweg worked 6-innings, allowed 2-runs on 6-hits with 4-strikeouts in the...

Hellweg struggles again as Brewers fall to Cincinnati (AUDIO)

The much anticipated debut of Brewers pitcher Johnny Hellweg has not gone the way anyone would have hoped.  Making his third start for Milwaukee Wednesday, Hellweg was roughed up again as the Brewers fell to Cincinnati 6-2. Hellweg lasted 4 1/3 innings allowing 4-runs...

Estrada struggles in rehab start

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Marco Estrada has taken next step in his recovery from a hamstring injury.  It wasn’t a good step, though. Estrada took the mound on a rehab assignment for the Brewers Class-A Affiliate Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the Midwest...

Rattlers & Snappers strikeout

The Beloit Snappers knocked off the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-3 in Midwest League baseball action on Wednesday night. Three of the Snappers runs scored on wild pitches and the two teams combined to strikeout 33 times.  Three Wisconsin pitchers combined to strike out...

It’s groundhog day at Fox Cities Stadium (audio)

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have just postponed tonight’s doubleheader against Kane County at Fox Cities Stadium.  Team President Rob Zerjav offered his thoughts on the teams 4th straight day of postponement’s. AUDIO: Rob Zerjav says they’ve been...

Timber Rattlers rained out again!

For the third straight day, the Milwaukee Brewers single-A affiliate, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are pulling the plug on their scheduled game at Fox Cities Stadium because of rain, snow and cold. The Timber Rattlers lost Tuesday’s game because of rain.  They then...

Rattlers open season victorious

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers opened defense of their 2012 Midwest League crown with a 5-4, 11-inning victory over the Peoria Chiefs on Thursday night.  Michael Reed scored the go-ahead run on an error, one of six in the game between the two teams.  The Rattlers and...

Timber Rattlers open 2013 season tonight! (AUDIO)

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers begin defense of their 2012 Class A Midwest League Championship tonight when they face the Chiefs in Peoria.  Manager Matt Erickson will have a chance to work with a lot of talent to start the 2013 season, but that talent is really young....

Shaky outing for Fiers

Ryan Braun clubbed an inside-the-park home run in the 1st inning but that’s about all the Milwaukee Brewers had to be excited about.  The Brewers fell to the Chicago White Sox 8-3 in Cactus League baseball action. Chris Sale pitched 7-solid innings for the White...

Fox Cities Stadium rennovation headed for finish line

Snow still covers Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers’ home opener is less than a month away (April 8th).  The teams $6.2-million stadium rennovation is on target for completion by opening day. Team President Rob...