2012 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record83–79 (.512)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Mark Attanasio
General manager(s)Doug Melvin
Manager(s)Ron Roenicke
Local televisionWBME-CA
Fox Sports Wisconsin
(Brian Anderson, Bill Schroeder, Craig Coshun)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Bob Uecker, Joe Block)
StatsESPN.com
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The Milwaukee Brewers' 2012 season was the 43rd season for the franchise in Milwaukee, the 15th in the National League, and 44th overall. The Brewers finished the season with an 83–79 record and third place in the Central Division of the National League. They did not make the playoffs.

The Brewers struck out 10 or more opposing batters in each of eight consecutive games between August 20 and August 28, the longest such streak in MLB history as of 2016.[1]

Regular season

NL Central standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543 9 50–31 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 14 49–32 34–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 18 45–36 34–47
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 36 38–43 23–58
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 42 35–46 20–61


NL Wild Card

Division leaders W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 0.605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580
Wild Card teams
(Top two qualify for postseason)
W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 7
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 12
New York Mets 74 88 0.457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 0.426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 33


Roster

2012 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log

2012 Game Log
April (11–12) – home (6–6) – road (5–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 6 Cardinals 5–11 García (1–0) Gallardo (0–1) 46,086 0–1
2 April 7 Cardinals 6–0 Greinke (1–0) Wainwright (0–1) 42,084 1–1
3 April 8 Cardinals 3–9 Lynn (1–0) Wolf (0–1) 33,211 1–2
4 April 9 @ Cubs 7–5 Marcum (1–0) Camp (0–1) Axford (1) 38,136 2–2
5 April 10 @ Cubs 7–4 Narveson (1–0) Maholm (0–1) Rodríguez (1) 37,265 3–2
6 April 11 @ Cubs 2–1 Gallardo (1–1) Dempster (0–1) Axford (2) 34,044 4–2
7 April 12 @ Cubs 0–8 Garza (1–0) Greinke (1–1) 36,311 4–3
8 April 13 @ Braves 8–10 Venters (1–0) Rodríguez (0–1) Kimbrel (3) 50,635 4–4
9 April 14 @ Braves 1–2 Minor (1–1) Marcum (1–1) Kimbrel (4) 37,438 4–5
10 April 15 @ Braves 4–7 Beachy (1–1) Narveson (1–1) 30,831 4–6
11 April 17 Dodgers 5–4 Veras (1–0) Guerra (1–1) 27,159 5–6
12 April 18 Dodgers 3–2 (10) Loe (1–0) Guerrier (0–1) 30,189 6–6
13 April 19 Dodgers 3–4 Harang (1–1) Wolf (0–2) Guerra (6) 30,091 6–7
14 April 20 Rockies 3–4 Belisle (1–0) Axford (0–1) Betancourt (4) 39,188 6–8
15 April 21 Rockies 9–4 Veras (2–0) Rogers (0–1) 43,565 7–8
16 April 22 Rockies 1–4 Guthrie (2–1) Rodríguez (0–2) Betancourt (5) 42,611 7–9
17 April 23 Astros 6–5 Greinke (2–1) Harrell (1–1) Axford (3) 36,291 8–9
18 April 24 Astros 9–6 Wolf (1–2) Norris (1–1) Axford (4) 38,686 9–9
19 April 25 Astros 5–7 López (2–0) Veras (2–1) Myers (3) 26,778 9–10
20 April 27 @ Cardinals 1–13 Westbrook (3–1) Gallardo (1–2) 43,063 9–11
21 April 28 @ Cardinals 3–7 Lohse (4–0) Estrada (0–1) 42,586 9–12
22 April 29 @ Cardinals 3–2 Greinke (3–1) García (2–1) Axford (5) 45,824 10–12
23 April 30 @ Padres 8–3 Wolf (2–2) Wieland (0–4) 16,218 11–12
May (12–16) – home (5–7) – road (7–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
24 May 1 @ Padres 0–2 Cashner (2–1) Rodríguez (0–3) Street (4) 19,260 11–13
25 May 2 @ Padres 0–5 Suppan (1–0) Gallardo (1–3) 15,786 11–14
26 May 4 @ Giants 6–4 Loe (2–0) Hensley (1–3) Axford (6) 41,082 12–14
27 May 5 @ Giants 2–5 Bumgarner (5–1) Wolf (2–3) Casilla (5) 41,135 12–15
28 May 6 @ Giants 3–4 (11) López (3–0) Dillard (0–1) 41,796 12–16
29 May 7 Reds 1–6 Arroyo (2–1) Estrada (0–2) 27,157 12–17
30 May 8 Reds 8–3 Gallardo (2–3) Bailey (1–3) 28,108 13–17
31 May 9 Reds 1–2 Chapman (3–0) Axford (0–2) Ondrusek (1) 27,090 13–18
32 May 11 Cubs 8–7 (13) Chulk (1–0) Castillo (0–1) 40,097 14–18
33 May 12 Cubs 8–2 Marcum (2–1) Volstad (0–5) 42,339 15–18
34 May 13 Cubs 2–8 Camp (1–1) Loe (2–1) 42,167 15–19
35 May 14 @ Mets 1–3 Batista (1–1) Gallardo (2–4) Francisco (9) 20,061 15–20
36 May 15 @ Mets 8–0 Greinke (4–1) Gee (2–3) 22,268 16–20
37 May 16 @ Astros 3–8 Norris (4–1) Wolf (2–4) 15,453 16–21
38 May 17 @ Astros 0–4 Happ (3–3) Marcum (2–2) 15,173 16–22
39 May 18 Twins 3–11 Diamond (3–0) Estrada (0–3) 32,421 16–23
40 May 19 Twins 4–5 (11) Gray (3–0) Parra (0–1) Capps (9) 42,398 16–24
41 May 20 Twins 16–4 Greinke (5–1) Marquis (2–4) 33,064 17–24
42 May 21 Giants 3–4 (14) Casilla (1–2) Pérez (0–1) 31,644 17–25
43 May 22 Giants 4–6 Cain (4–2) Marcum (2–3) Casilla (11) 30,451 17–26
44 May 23 Giants 8–5 Veras (3–1) Zito (3–2) Axford (7) 37,691 18–26
45 May 25 @ Diamondbacks 7–1 Gallardo (3–4) Kennedy (3–5) 35,478 19–26
46 May 26 @ Diamondbacks 5–8 Miley (6–1) Greinke (5–2) Putz (10) 30,184 19–27
47 May 27 @ Diamondbacks 3–4 Shaw (1–2) Veras (3–2) Putz (11) 33,481 19–28
48 May 28 @ Dodgers 3–2 Marcum (3–3) Harang (3–3) Axford (8) 38,016 20–28
49 May 29 @ Dodgers 2–1 Fiers (1–0) Eovaldi (0–1) Axford (9) 51,137 21–28
50 May 30 @ Dodgers 6–3 Gallardo (4–4) Kershaw (4–3) Axford (10) 25,509 22–28
51 May 31 @ Dodgers 6–2 Greinke (6–2) Billingsley (2–4) 26,773 23–28
June (12–14) – home (8–6) – road (4–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
52 June 1 Pirates 2–8 Correia (2–5) Wolf (2–5) 33,055 23–29
53 June 2 Pirates 5–1 Marcum (4–3) Bédard (3–6) 39,603 24–29
54 June 3 Pirates 5–6 McDonald (5–2) Fiers (1–1) Hanrahan (14) 34,334 24–30
55 June 5 Cubs 0–10 Dempster (1–3) Gallardo (4–5) 28,071 24–31
56 June 6 Cubs 8–0 Greinke (7–2) Maholm (4–5) 27,112 25–31
57 June 7 Cubs 4–3 (10) Axford (1–2) Coleman (0–1) 30,123 26–31
58 June 8 Padres 9–5 Marcum (5–3) Vólquez (2–6) 32,759 27–31
59 June 9 Padres 2–5 Ohlendorf (1–0) Fiers (1–2) Street (5) 41,604 27–32
60 June 10 Padres 6–5 Gallardo (5–5) Bass (2–6) Veras (1) 43,021 28–32
61 June 12 @ Royals 1–2 Holland (2–2) Rodríguez (0–4) Broxton (15) 24,258 28–33
62 June 13 @ Royals 3–4 (11) Collins (3–0) Loe (2–2) 17,885 28–34
63 June 14 @ Royals 3–4 Collins (4–0) Axford (1–3) 21,869 28–35
64 June 15 @ Twins 5–3 Loe (3–2) Capps (1–4) Axford (11) 37,295 29–35
65 June 16 @ Twins 6–2 Fiers (2–2) Hendriks (0–3) 37,698 30–35
66 June 17 @ Twins 4–5 (15) Swarzak (1–4) Dillard (0–2) 39,206 30–36
67 June 18 Blue Jays 7–6 Loe (4–2) Coello (0–1) Axford (12) 32,223 31–36
68 June 19 Blue Jays 9–10 Oliver (1–2) Axford (1–4) Janssen (7) 36,334 31–37
69 June 20 Blue Jays 8–3 Gallardo (6–5) Carreño (0–2) 33,077 32–37
70 June 22 @ White Sox 1–0 (10) Greinke (8–2) Crain (1–1) Axford (13) 22,798 33–37
71 June 23 @ White Sox 6–8 Crain (2–1) Veras (3–3) Reed (9) 30,337 33–38
72 June 24 @ White Sox 0–1 (10) Bruney (1–0) Parra (0–2) 26,545 33–39
73 June 25 @ Reds 1–3 Latos (6–2) Gallardo (6–6) 34,485 33–40
74 June 26 @ Reds 3–4 Marshall (3–4) Axford (1–5) Chapman (9) 32,986 33–41
75 June 27 @ Reds 8–4 Greinke (9–2) Bailey (5–6) 28,906 34–41
76 June 29 Diamondbacks 3–9 Kennedy (6–7) Wolf (2–6) 38,030 34–42
77 June 30 Diamondbacks 10–2 Fiers (3–2) Miley (9–4) 41,647 35–42
July (12–14) – home (10–7) – road (2–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
78 July 1 Diamondbacks 2–1 Axford (2–5) Corbin (2–4) 38,605 36–42
79 July 2 Marlins 6–5 Rodríguez (1–4) Webb (3–2) Axford (14) 28,674 37–42
80 July 3 Marlins 13–12 (10) Hernández (2–1) Bell (2–4) 33,178 38–42
81 July 4 Marlins 6–7 (10) LeBlanc (1–0) Parra (0–3) Bell (18) 31,910 38–43
82 July 5 Marlins 0–4 Buehrle (8–8) Fiers (3–3) 27,443 38–44
83 July 6 @ Astros 7–1 Gallardo (7–6) Happ (6–9) 23,430 39–44
84 July 7 @ Astros 3–6 Rodríguez (7–6) Greinke (9–3) Myers (18) 23,027 39–45
85 July 8 @ Astros 5–3 (10) Parra (1–3) Rodriguez (1–8) Axford (15) 16,966 40–45
86 July 13 Pirates 10–7 Rodríguez (2–4) Watson (4–1) 35,025 41–45
87 July 14 Pirates 4–6 Correia (6–6) Loe (4–3) Hanrahan (24) 42,029 41–46
88 July 15 Pirates 4–1 Gallardo (8–6) Burnett (10–3) Axford (16) 35,430 42–46
89 July 16 Cardinals 2–3 Motte (4–3) Axford (2–6) 30,128 42–47
90 July 17 Cardinals 3–2 Wolf (3–6) Kelly (1–2) Rodríguez (2) 30,491 43–47
91 July 18 Cardinals 4–3 Axford (3–6) Wainwright (7–10) Rodríguez (3) 37,753 44–47
92 July 20 @ Reds 1–3 Bailey (9–6) Estrada (0–4) Chapman (16) 30,247 44–48
93 July 21 @ Reds 2–6 Arroyo (5–6) Gallardo (8–7) 40,090 44–49
94 July 22 @ Reds 1–2 Cueto (12–5) Fiers (3–4) Chapman (17) 32,884 44–50
95 July 23 @ Phillies 6–7 Savery (1–2) Rodríguez (2–5) 43,717 44–51
96 July 24 @ Phillies 6–7 Schwimer (1–1) Loe (4–4) Papelbon (22) 43,745 44–52
97 July 25 @ Phillies 6–7 (10) Schwimer (2–1) Rodríguez (2–6) 44,715 44–53
98 July 26 Nationals 2–8 Jackson (6–6) Gallardo (8–8) 33,176 44–54
99 July 27 Nationals 6–0 Fiers (4–4) Detwiler (5–4) 35,858 45–54
100 July 28 Nationals 1–4 Zimmermann (8–6) Wolf (3–7) Clippard (19) 41,890 45–55
101 July 29 Nationals 10–11 (11) Stammen (4–1) Veras (3–4) Clippard (20) 44,663 45–56
102 July 30 Astros 8–7 Hernández (3–1) Cordero (3–8) Axford (17) 28,131 46–56
103 July 31 Astros 10–1 Gallardo (9–8) Keuchel (1–4) 30,011 47–56
August (16–12) – home (10–2) – road (6–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
104 August 1 Astros 13–4 Fiers (5–4) Lyles (2–8) 32,217 48–56
105 August 3 @ Cardinals 3–9 Kelly (2–4) Wolf (3–8) 41,505 48–57
106 August 4 @ Cardinals 1–6 Wainwright (9–10) Rogers (0–1) 42,036 48–58
107 August 5 @ Cardinals 0–3 Lohse (12–2) Estrada (0–5) Motte (24) 40,274 48–59
108 August 6 Reds 6–3 Gallardo (10–8) Arroyo (7–7) Axford (18) 31,319 49–59
109 August 7 Reds 3–1 Fiers (6–4) Cueto (14–6) Henderson (1) 41,213 50–59
110 August 8 Reds 3–2 Axford (4–6) Broxton (2–3) Henderson (2) 33,788 51–59
111 August 10 @ Astros 3–4 López (4–1) Axford (4–7) 21,025 51–60
112 August 11 @ Astros 5–6 (10) López (5–1) Henderson (0–1) 17,942 51–61
113 August 12 @ Astros 5–3 Gallardo (11–8) Lyles (2–9) Loe (1) 19,235 52–61
114 August 13 @ Rockies 6–9 Francis (4–4) Fiers (6–5) 26,821 52–62
115 August 14 @ Rockies 6–8 Chatwood (3–2) Wolf (3–9) Betancourt (21) 28,036 52–63
116 August 15 @ Rockies 6–7 Harris (1–0) Henderson (0–2) 23,411 52–64
117 August 16 Phillies 7–4 Hernández (4–1) Lindblom (2–3) Henderson (3) 30,117 53–64
118 August 17 Phillies 6–2 Gallardo (12–8) Worley (6–8) 39,163 54–64
119 August 18 Phillies 3–4 Hamels (14–6) Fiers (6–6) Papelbon (27) 43,386 54–65
120 August 19 Phillies 0–8 Kendrick (6–9) Wolf (3–10) 42,224 54–66
121 August 20 Cubs 9–5 Rogers (1–1) Germano (2–3) 28,776 55–66
122 August 21 Cubs 5–2 Estrada (1–5) Rusin (0–1) Axford (19) 29,179 56–66
123 August 22 Cubs 3–2 Gallardo (13–8) Wood (4–10) Axford (20) 30,743 57–66
124 August 24 @ Pirates 6–5 Fiers (7–6) Rodríguez (8–13) Loe (2) 37,197 58–66
125 August 25 @ Pirates 0–4 Karstens (5–3) Marcum (5–4) 37,460 58–67
126 August 26 @ Pirates 7–0 Rogers (2–1) Bédard (7–14) 36,626 59–67
127 August 27 @ Cubs 15–4 Estrada (2–5) Germano (2–4) 32,541 60–67
128 August 28 @ Cubs 4–1 Gallardo (14–8) Wood (4–11) Axford (21) 30,017 61–67
129 August 29 @ Cubs 3–1 Fiers (8–6) Samardzija (8–12) Axford (22) 33,271 62–67
130 August 30 @ Cubs 11–12 Mármol (2–2) Rodríguez (2–7) 28,859 62–68
131 August 31 Pirates 9–3 Rogers (3–1) Karstens (5–4) 33,877 63–68
September (18–10) – home (8–3) – road (10–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
132 September 1 Pirates 3–2 Axford (5–7) Hanrahan (4–1) 32,060 64–68
133 September 2 Pirates 12–8 Loe (5–4) McDonald (12–7) Axford (23) 32,728 65–68
134 September 3 @ Marlins 3–7 Nolasco (11–12) Fiers (8–7) Cishek (12) 22,391 65–69
135 September 4 @ Marlins 8–4 Loe (6–4) Dunn (0–2) Axford (24) 23,403 66–69
136 September 5 @ Marlins 8–5 Peralta (1–0) Eovaldi (4–11) Axford (25) 22,288 67–69
137 September 6 @ Marlins 2–6 Johnson (8–11) Estrada (2–6) 18,707 67–70
138 September 7 @ Cardinals 5–4 (13) Kintzler (1–0) Lynn (13–7) Axford (26) 38,648 68–70
139 September 8 @ Cardinals 6–3 Fiers (9–7) Westbrook (13–11) Axford (27) 40,422 69–70
140 September 9 @ Cardinals 4–5 (10) Lynn (14–7) Loe (6–5) 39,919 69–71
141 September 10 Braves 4–1 Veras (4–4) Venters (5–4) Axford (28) 34,395 70–71
142 September 11 Braves 5–0 Estrada (3–6) Hudson (14–6) 27,382 71–71
143 September 12 Braves 8–2 Gallardo (15–8) Maholm (12–10) 37,847 72–71
144 September 14 Mets 3–7 Niese (11–9) Fiers (9–8) 38,216 72–72
145 September 15 Mets 9–6 Kintzler (2–0) Mejía (0–1) 38,108 73–72
146 September 16 Mets 3–0 Peralta (2–0) Young (4–8) Axford (29) 38,677 74–72
147 September 18 @ Pirates 6–0 Gallardo (16–8) Burnett (15–8) 15,492 75–72
148 September 19 @ Pirates 3–1 Estrada (4–6) McPherson (0–1) Axford (30) 15,337 76–72
149 September 20 @ Pirates 9–7 Parra (2–3) Resop (1–4) Axford (31) 14,697 77–72
150 September 21 @ Nationals 4–2 Veras (5–4) Clippard (2–6) Axford (32) 30,382 78–72
151 September 22 @ Nationals 4–10 Gonzalez (20–8) Peralta (2–1) 40,493 78–73
152 September 23 @ Nationals 6–2 Kintzler (3–0) Mattheus (5–3) Axford (33) 33,111 79–73
153 September 24 @ Nationals 2–12 Zimmermann (12–8) Estrada (4–7) 25,302 79–74
154 September 25 @ Reds 2–4 Cueto (19–9) Fiers (9–9) Chapman (36) 18,155 79–75
155 September 26 @ Reds 8–1 Marcum (6–4) Arroyo (12–9) 20,570 80–75
156 September 27 @ Reds 1–2 Broxton (4–3) Axford (5–8) 23,411 80–76
157 September 28 Astros 6–7 González (3–1) Gallardo (16–9) López (9) 41,716 80–77
158 September 29 Astros 9–5 Estrada (5–7) Keuchel (3–8) 34,294 81–77
159 September 30 Astros 0–7 Lyles (5–12) Fiers (9–10) 38,443 81–78
October (2–1) – home (2–1) – road (0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
160 October 1 Padres 5–3 Marcum (7–4) Richard (14–14) Axford (34) 30,398 82–78
161 October 2 Padres 4–3 Henderson (1–2) Bass (2–8) Axford (35) 30,714 83–78
162 October 3 Padres 6–7 Layne (2–0) Henderson (1–3) Gregerson (9) 34,451 83–79
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Transactions

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

The Brewers' farm system consisted of seven minor league affiliates in 2012.[2] The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers won the Midwest League championship.[3]

Level Team League Manager
Triple-A Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Mike Guerrero
Double-A Huntsville Stars Southern League Darnell Coles
Class A-Advanced Brevard County Manatees Florida State League Joe Ayrault
Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Matt Erickson
Rookie Helena Brewers Pioneer League Jeff Isom
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League Tony Diggs
Rookie DSL Brewers Dominican Summer League Nestor Corredor

References

  1. ^ Reavy, Kevin; Spaeder, Ryan (2016). "Milwaukee Brewers". Incredible Baseball Stats. Sports Publishing. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-61321-894-5.
  2. ^ "2012 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  3. ^ "Midwest League Champions". Midwest League. Minor League Baseball. Archived from the original on December 31, 2020. Retrieved December 31, 2020.