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Kyle Lobner

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Kyle Lobner covers the Milwaukee Brewers in the Shepherd Express’ weekly On Deck Circle column. He has written about the Brewers and Minor League Baseball since 2008.

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The sign-stealing scandal has taken attention away from baseball’s other problems and will certainly loom over breakout seasons in the years to come. Read more

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If the Brewers continue to contend in the National League, Craig Counsell will surpass Phil Garner's records managing the Brewers. Read more

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It hasn’t been the offseason some Brewers fans were hoping for, but it does look better in context. Read more

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The Brewers’ fate in 2020 may depend, at least in part, on a player who hasn’t pitched consistently on American soil in a long time. Read more

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The Brewers added former Blue Jays and Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak to the roster after opting to pass on Travis Shaw. Read more

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While the Brewers continue to work on the question marks around their starting lineup, there are less publicized question marks on their bench. Read more

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The Brewers’ first major addition of the offseason answers one question, raises another and creates some new possibilities. Read more

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The final picture of the 2020 Milwaukee Brewers is still incomplete, but early projections can start to clarify the most likely outcomes for the season ahead. Read more

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Wednesday was the deadline for MLB teams to add players to their expanded roster to protect them from next month’s Rule 5 draft, and they didn't protect Zack Brown. Read more

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If there were an imaginary award handed out to the top performer in each team victory, which Brewers players would get the most? Read more

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In less than a month, the Brewers have cleared 12 spots on the 40-man roster and refilled just four, which could be a luxury as players cross the waiver wire this winter. Read more

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The Brewers dismissed first base coach Carlos Subero, and there were some doubts more could have been recruited by other teams. Read more

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Despite a rough end to the season, Josh Hader was announced as the National League’s Reliever of the Year. Read more

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The party is starting to thin out a bit at Major League Baseball’s “No Rings” club. Read more

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As the Brewers progress through their offseason, the number “16” is likely to come up with some regularity. Read more

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While the ink is barely dry on the final page of the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers’ story, work is already underway on the opening paragraphs for 2020. Read more

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The Brewers have over 800 wins in a decade for just the second time in franchise history. Read more

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Baseball’s massive gap in competitiveness between teams took center stage over the weekend in the NL Central race. Read more

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The way Craig Counsell manages a larger September roster is drawing attention. Read more

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2019 is the second of five years on Cain’s $80-million contract, but it’s been a significant step back from his MVP-caliber first season. Read more

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