1:34 | MLB
Verducci's Quick Pitch: Milwaukee Brewers
Thursday July 17th, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers

Record: 53-43

Standing: 1st in NL Central

Team Leaders: 

Batting Average: Jonathan Lucroy, .315

Home Runs: Khris Davis, 15

ERA: Kyle Lohse, 3.26

The Milwaukee Brewers haven't had to make many moves in the first half, as they have had no major injury issues to contend with. The team did, though, remove Marcos Estrada from the rotation in favor of rookie right-hander Jimmy Nelson, one of the team's top prospects.

All-Stars Carlos Gomez and Jonathan Lucroy have paced the offense so far, with each putting forth career years to this point in the season.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.