Wednesday, April 24, 2013
George Webb Restaurant is once again predicting a 12-game winning streak. If the Milwaukee Brewers make it, the restaurant will give away free burgers.
George Webb is predicting a 12-game winning streak for the Brewers and last time their prediction came true the restaurant gave out 168,194 free burgers throughout the state. The restaurant chain plans to do the same giveaway if the Brewers make to the 12th win, according to a release. They are pretty close to hitting that streak again. The Brewers won their ninth straight game Tuesday, a 6-3 win over the San Diego Padres. George Webb’s General Manager Ryan Stamm said, “This is such an exciting start of the year for the team. You can bet that we’ll be cheering the crew on to 12 straight and beyond.” Burgers fans around the state are hoping they make it. They take on the Padres again at 9:10 p.m. (local time) Wednesday. A sweep of the …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Opening Day for the Milwaukee Brewers is Monday, and fans are hoping they can return to the top of the National League Central Division — or at least beat the Chicago Cubs.
Milwaukee Brewers Opening Day is Monday, April 1 against the Colorado Rockies. The team was 83-79 last year, third in the NL Central Division. Fans’ expectations were recently raised after signing of free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse, a former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher who was 16-3 last year with a 2.86 ERA. Also key for Milwaukee’s hopes are the fortunes of Ryan Braun. The left fielder authored another incredible offensive season in 2012 (.319 batting average, 41 HR, 112 RBI, 30 SB) but is followed by a cloud of suspicion over the possible use of performance-enhancing drugs. USA Today reported that Braun is a top target of an investigation; Major League Baseball denied that report to Sports Illustrated. How do you think the Brewers will …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Party Deck will be ready in time for the first 2013 Brewers game against the Chicago White Sox, scheduled on March 29. Groups can start making reservations in February.
The Milwaukee Brewers and MillerCoors today unveiled plans for a new Miller Park group entertainment area called The Miller Lite Party Deck. The Deck is currently under construction and will be ready in time for the Brewers first 2013 game at Miller Park - an exhibition against the Chicago White Sox set for Friday, March 29. The Party Deck will have a capacity of 70 and will be situated above the Miller Park right field Loge Bleachers. It will feature 1,400 square feet of entertaining space and will include a new fixed bar, buffet counter, flat panel televisions and two levels of seating. The area will be available for groups for select Brewers home games, offering an all-inclusive food and beverage experience in addition to a private …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Former Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez was accused of beating his fiancee, but charges were dismissed after she apparently left the country.
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- Mark Maley
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A domestic abuse charge filed against former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez was dismissed by a Waukesha County judge Thursday after the prosecution said it could no longer meet the burden of proof in the case. Rodriguez, 30, was charged last month with disorderly conduct-domestic abuse, a misdemeanor, after being accused of beating his fiancé inside a Wales home after she suspected he was cheating on her. Rodriguez pleaded not guilty to the charge and a jury trial was scheduled to begin next Tuesday. During what was supposed to be a status hearing Thursday, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel told the court that the state could not meet its burden of proof and would not pursue the charges, according to …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Life for Milwaukee Brewer right fielder Corey Hart wasn't going as smoothly as he had wanted, but then his faith brought him comfort during a difficult time when others had started to doubt him.
For Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Corey Hart living his dream came with a price he wasn’t willing to pay. So he turned to Christ. Hart and other athletes with stories of faith will share those at a Saturday event in Caledonia. Caledonia resident and Brewers bullpen coach Marcus “Koos” Hanel; Racine native and safety for the Seattle Seahawks Chris Maragos; Racine native and former catcher for Milwaukee Brewers minor league team Jason Jaramillo; and catcher for the Dodgers AJ Ellis will be speaking at Hart’s event called “Heart to Hart” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Church, 3626 State Highway 31. “I was always looking for things, negative things…and I was so worried about being the best baseball player and the best you know, whatever,” …
Monday, November 12, 2012
A charity auction was held at 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in Brookfield to benefit the children of the women killed in the Azana Salon & Spa shooting.
Updated Tuesday: Today's TMJ4 says between tickets and the silent auction, 8-twelve's fundraiser raised more than $60,000 for the families of the who died in the Azana spa shooting. ______________________ A packed house at 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in Brookfield Monday night raised $20,000 just in tickets — plus more from rare finds in a silent auction, such as Aaron Rodgers game-worn playoff cleats. And it was all primarily for eight people, namely the children of three mothers slain in the Oct. 21 tragedy at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield. Photos of the three women who worked at the spa reminded the 200 who paid $100 a piece to get in just why they were supporting the cause. Candles flickered near the photos and remembrances of Zina …
Free-agent relief pitcher returns to court Dec. 13 on charges that he beat his fiancee.
Former Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez pleaded not guilty Monday morning to disorderly conduct after police say he beat his fiancee Sept. 18 after getting into an argument because she believed he was cheating on her, according to court documents. Rodriguez, 30, of Coral Springs, FL, faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines if convicted of the misdemeanor. He returns to court Dec. 13 for a hearing. It's the second time since 2010 he has been charged in an episode of domestic violence. West Islip NY Patch reported that he was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and second-degree harassment in 2010 after striking his father-in-law in the face. The former New York Mets closer joined the Brewers in…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Rodriguez, 30, is accused of beating his fiancé inside a Wales home after she accused him of cheating on her.
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- Joe Petrie
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Note: This story was updated at 2:20 p.m Thursday to reflect amended charges. Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco "K-Rod" Rodriguez has been charged with disorderly conduct after police say he beat his fiancé after getting into an argument because she believed he was cheating on her. Rodriguez, 30, of Coral Springs, FL, was initally charged Wednesday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with one count of battery domestic abuse, a misdemeanor. On Thursday, the complaint was amended to disorderly conduct-domestic abuse, also a misdemeanor. It's the second time since 2010 he has been charged in an episode of domestic violence. West Islip NY Patch reported that he was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and second-degree …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Green Bay Packer and Milwaukee Brewer holding food drive in conjunction with the opening of their new restaurant in Brookfield.
Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun are teaming up with the Hunger Task Force at their new restaurant, according to a news release from the SURG Restaurant Group. The food drive is being held in conjunction with the opening of the athletes’ restaurant in Brookfield, 8-twelve. The restaurant quietly opened earlier this month in the Town of Brookfield at 17800 W. Bluemound Rd., in the former Charro pan-Latin restaurant. Anyone who donates food between July 13 and July 23 will be entered to win a prize that includes two autographed jerseys, the use of Braun’s suite for a Brewers’ game, a 50-inch TV and an invitation for two people to attend the 8-twelve grand opening. “Hunger Task Force is excited to have the support of Wisconsin’s two reigning MVPs…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
In a surprise announcement on Facebook, 8-twelve said it was opening for dinner July 5 and taking no reservations its first weekend.
Batter up: the grill is open. 8-twelve MVP Bar & Grill, the partnership between Brewers left-fielder Ryan Braun and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, announced its opening Thursday, just minutes before it said the doors would open at 4 p.m. The restaurant with the name taken from the MVP's jersey numbers (Braun’s eight and Rodgers’ 12), is located at 17800 W. Bluemound Rd., in the former Charro pan-Latin restaurant, in the Town of Brookfield. "We wanted to let our online friends be the first to know, we will open for dinner tonight at 5pm," the restaurant unveiled on its Facebook page. "We will be taking walk-ins only throughout the weekend. Check http://www.8-twelve.com/ for our menu & more information" Omar Surg, co-owner and president of SURG …