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Brewers | Martin Maldonado reinstated

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:40:49 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado was reinstated from his five-game suspension Monday, April 28.

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Brewers | Martin Maldonado suspended

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:18:00 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado was suspended five games Tuesday, April 22, for his role in the team's bench-clearing brawl with the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 20.

Fantasy Tip: Maldonado was also fined $2,500 for his actions, which included punching Travis Snider square in the face during the fracas. This won't impact fantasy baseball teams, however, unless you own Maldonado in the deepest of NL-only leagues.

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Brewers | Elian Herrera proving useful

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:52:14 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers INF-OF Elian Herrera was supposed to be a paternity list fill-in for 1B Lyle Overbay, but then OF Logan Schafer (hamstring) hit the 15-day disabled list. Now, OF Carlos Gomez and C Martin Maldonado face potential suspensions, meaning Herrera stands to see time as the team's starting center fielder and emergency catcher. "If suspensions come down, the catching part is going to be big. Center (field) is big, too. We don't have anybody else who can play center. (OF Ryan Braun) is really our backup center fielder if we don't have Gomez or Herrera here," manager Ron Roenicke said.

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Brewers | Martin Maldonado hits cover off the ball, literally

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:05:35 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado hit the cover off the baseball in the sixth inning of the team's Friday, April 18, game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Maldonado was ruled safe at first as Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez picked up the ball and threw it on several bounces to the base.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Todd Rosiak

Brewers | Martin Maldonado loses weight

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:11:18 -0800

Milwaukee Brewers backup C Martin Maldonado dropped 25 pounds this offseason. "I was eating more healthy," said Maldonado, 27. "My wife (Janelise) helped with that. That was one of my goals, to get here in better shape. It was hard in the beginning. After that, it was easier. I feel a lot better."

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Brewers | Wily Peralta comfortable with Martin Maldonado

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:41:04 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers SP Wily Peralta is very comfortable pitching to C Martin Maldonado from their time together in the minors and because of their ability to speak in Spanish. Maldonado got the starting nod behind the plate over C Jonathan Lucroy Sunday, July 21, with Peralta on the bump. Peralta allowed two hits over eight innings against the Miami Marlins for his fourth straight excellent outing. "He has (top-of-rotation) ability," manager Ron Roenicke said. "The difference is going to be the mental side of it. Is he able to really run his own ballgame? Is he able to bounce back when he has a bad inning? The good ones, they all do it."

Peralta's recent success has been attributed to better control and the fact that he's also been able to control his emotions while pitching. He recorded most of his seven strikeouts Sunday on his slider, and he kept his 96 mph heater down in the zone. Roenicke doesn't expect Maldonado to be Peralta's personal catcher forever, however, but it appears the club will use that arrangement for the time being.

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Brewers | Ron Roenicke unsure who No. 3 catcher will be

Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:22:09 -0800

Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he is not sure who he would consider to be the team's third catcher. Both of the catchers on the 40-man roster (Jonathan Lucroy and Martin Maldonado) will miss a portion of spring training camp because of the World Baseball Classic. The Brewers' other catchers in major league camp (Dayton Buller, Anderson De La Rosa, Blake Lalli, Rafael Neda and Adam Weisenburger) are all non-roster invitees, with Lalli being the only one with prior MLB experience.

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Brewers | Martin Maldonado expected to play in WBC

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:38:48 -0800

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado is expected to be on the roster for Puerto Rico for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, according to sources.

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Brewers | Martin Maldonado with grand slam

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 06:08:27 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado hit a grand slam Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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Brewers | Martin Maldonado taking grounders at 1B

Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:19:12 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers C Martin Maldonado has been taking grounders at first base, and he might start there Wednesday, Sept. 12, against the Atlanta Braves, according to manager Ron Roenicke.

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