David Stearns

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David Stearns said : “I don’t know that we ever turned on a dime and tried to focus primarily or exclusively on defense,” “It was more a recognition that defense matters and run prevention matters and it’s all part of the same equation of trying to score one more run than the other guy, and however we get there and however we can get there most often is what we’re concerned with” External link

southernminn Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think he’s as enthused about starting a season as probably any player I’ve been around,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think he’s as enthused about starting a season as probably any player I’ve been around,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those,” “To have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:57:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “If we look at three outfield positions, conservatively there are 2,100 plate appearances,” “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those. So now to hopefully be able to have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, this is part of what can be expected when you have a player who relies a great deal on his lower body, who wasn’t in a competitive environment for a long time, so we knew we needed the spring and the entirety of the spring to get him going,” “Unfortunately we’ve lost a chunk of that at this point. We’ll see how the next couple of weeks go” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The motivation is, I think, he makes us better,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “If we look at three outfield positions, conservatively there are 2,100 plate appearances,” “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those. So now to hopefully be able to have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, this is part of what can be expected when you have a player who relies a great deal his lower body, who wasn’t in a competitive environment for a long time, so we knew we needed the spring and the entirety of the spring to get him going,” “Unfortunately we’ve lost a chunk of that at this point. We’ll see how the next couple of weeks go” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “These studies have shown that cash use is still dominant in low-value transactions, below $20,” External link

worldfinance Friday, February 12, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman,” “And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “If this is our team, we do think we can fill that position,” “We have guys who can take it and run with it. We are also exploring external acquisitions. I don’t know whether we’ll get anything over the finish line there, but we are exploring it” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

usaToday Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

usaToday Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "The transactions we've made thus far in the offseason have really focused on solidifying the depth of our roster," "We've acquired some players with positional versatility and players who, if they continue to improve and solidify themselves as major-league players, have the potential to be here for awhile" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The transactional volume around the industry has certainly been lower," External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're confident that we're going to have fans in the stands during this season," "We don't know when or necessarily at what capacity but we're confident that we're going to have fans in the stands and that's a big deal for us, a big deal for our players and we know that's a big deal for our fan base. So we are looking forward to that but in terms of complete certainty of the over-arching economic impact, there's still a lot of questions and we understand that that's the world that every business is living in right now" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our objective is to prepare for as many different scenarios as possible," "We understand that there are going to be circumstances that we can't foresee so we'll adjust but we are doing our best to have contingency plans and to understand that we need to be flexible" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ryan is going to continue to evaluate the situation, see what the world looks like and make decisions as they need to be made," "We're carrying on our offseason agenda and we'll continue to do so. I think Ryan's going to take his time and try to understand the complete landscape" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our objective is to prepare for as many different scenarios as possible so we're trying to do that," External link

southernminn Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s left-handed, he throws in the high 80s, so you’re going to get some of that,” “He relies on deception and changing his offerings. There is some of that. I think they probably get to their deception a little bit differently. Obviously Brent works incredibly fast and has used that to his advantage over the years. Leo, when you watch him kind of with his actual pitching mechanics, with his pitching motion, he’ll vary timing in order to disrupt the hitters a little bit. But they are two left-handed pitchers who’ve had success despite not having overpowering fastballs” External link

usaToday Friday, December 11, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We need more offensive production than we had this year – that’s clear," External link

forbes Monday, December 7, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Corey Knebel ) : “Corey had a tremendous career as a Brewer,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Corey Knebel ) : “Corey had a tremendous career as a Brewer,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Matt Arnold ) : "For the past five years, Matt has served an invaluable role in helping to guide our baseball operations group," External link

longbeachstar Friday, November 20, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "It's an extraordinarily well-deserved promotion," External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We try to create a collaborative as an environment as we can," "I think for the most part, we've been able to do it" External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Eddie's a great Brewer and we're thrilled that he's still going to be a member of our organization and around our major league team going forward," External link

southernminn Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Quinten's a really talented coach," "From the time we had him here as a player, we recognized that he was going to be a major league coach some day. It happened really fast but he deserves this and we believe he has a really bright future as a major league coach with us and in this game" External link

southernminn Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

foxnews Saturday, October 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have to recognize that there are so many aspects of our game this year that were different, that ascribing too much weight to this particular season has dangers," External link

southernminn Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don't know what this offseason is going to look like," External link

southernminn Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think budgets are tighter everywhere right now, for most businesses,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Everything about this season, everything about this year has been messy,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We don’t know how packed ballparks can possibly be next year,” “We don’t know what sort of access players may or may not have to their customary video libraries and in-game video access and video rooms. So, many of the same variables that came into play this year in some respects may still be around next year, and we have to recognize that” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think we’re going to look back at this and recognize it was the perfect storm for Yeli,” “I think we’re going to look back at a player who hadn’t played competitive baseball for 10 months, who didn’t then have a normal ramp-up spring training time, who was then competing in an environment that was very different than he’s ever competed in before, whether it’s lack of fans, different travel arrangements, different clubhouse accommodations, different video access. And we’re going to remember that it was a shortened season where he never really had a chance to climb out of what was an early-season slump” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our philosophy is if we do that, if we continue to compete year in and year out for playoff spots, you give yourselves numerous bites at the apple and you give yourself a greater chance of having that truly special season, where you get to a World Series and ultimately win it,” “So our goal is to keep our organization in a spot where we can continue to compete year in and year out for playoff appearances” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have gone through contact tracing,” “We do not believe it will have any impact at all on our major league team. We’ve been fortunate to get through this season relatively unscathed in this area. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to get all the way there at our alternate site” External link

wsaw Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Because of the nature of who these individuals were, it’s really not going to affect the quarantine group at all,” “We’re very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren’t interacting all that much with the individuals that tested positive” External link

wsaw Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren't interacting that much with the individuals who have tested positive," "All of them will be tested regularly but at this point, we do not see this impacting player availability for a potential postseason roster" External link

southernminn Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We will be able to have players with us tomorrow due to repeated negative tests who are safe to be with our team," External link

southernminn Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have gone through contact tracing,” “We do not believe it will have any impact at all on our major league team. We’ve been fortunate to get through this season relatively unscathed in this area. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to get all the way there at our alternate site” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Because of the nature of who these individuals were, it’s really not going to affect the quarantine group at all,” “We’re very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren’t interacting all that much with the individuals that tested positive” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "As we looked ahead to next year, and we looked at a guy who at that point would be on his final option and really be at a stage in his career that in order to remain on the 40-man as a pitcher with just one option remaining, really at a point where he was going to have to regularly contribute at the Major League level," "So, we made the decision that now is the right time to take him off the roster. Trey has worked exceptionally hard. He is still young. We understand that. But at this point, we thought it was the right decision" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He hasn't had a really consistent opportunity at the major-league level but there are skills there that we think can potentially translate to the major-league level," External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He'll go to the alternate site first," "We'll see if there's a need for him over the next couple of weeks" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I think Ray's recovery has gone about as well as we could have expected over the last three weeks," "He has faced hitters (in live action), has thrown the ball well. His velocity has come back. So, we thought it was time to get him back to the major-league level. We do have limited information but he's feeling good and is throwing the ball well" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "I think step one is let's get Ryan back in the lineup and make sure he's healthy and feeling ready to go," "Then we can tackle the best positional fit" External link

southernminn Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He had a very good first half (in 2019), not as good of a second half and he's struggled this year," "But the underlying skills of really quality strike-zone discipline along with really good raw power is what made him a prospect and have success in the big leagues for a period of time. Those underlying skills still exist" External link

southernminn Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The underlying skills are still there,” “He still has a really solid understanding of the strike zone. He understands what strikes and balls are, and he controls the zone very well, and he still has the same impressive raw power that allowed him to hit 30 home runs last year and have a really good first half. Those are still there” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 4, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have to recognize that we haven’t scored enough runs this year to this point to win the number of games that we’d like to win,” “This is a reflection of trying to find a fit that could potentially help our offense” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 4, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Up until probably about 2:55, I thought we were going to add a bat,” “I thought we were close. Sometimes it doesn’t work” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “This is going to be a really unique deadline, I think, in a variety of different ways,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are very few teams right now that I think look in the mirror and say, ‘We don’t have a chance at making the playoffs,’” “So that is going to limit the type of conventional conversations that you can have” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is going to be a really unique deadline, I think, in a variety of different ways," External link

southernminn Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There are very few teams right now that I think look in the mirror and say, 'We don't have a chance at making the playoffs,'" "So that is going to limit the type of conventional conversations that you can have" External link

southernminn Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We consider ourselves open to a variety of different opportunities," External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've done it at times in very specific scenarios," "It's not something we really think we need to make a practice of doing. We're never going to close the door on any one concept, but I think it's a little more challenging this year to trade prospects, especially for a player who doesn't have significant team control remaining beyond the current year" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We really haven't had those discussions yet," External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is a really good kid who just wants to play baseball but he's had hurdles put in front of him ever since we acquired him," "It certainly hasn't tempered our excitement for him. We look forward to seeing him on the field" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Froedtert had a team of cardiologists waiting and ultimately put in a stent," External link

nampa Monday, August 3, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "While suffering the heart attack, he reported the symptoms to our medical staff and they immediately identified what was going on and called an ambulance," External link

usaToday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

japantoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

afp-en Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities" External link

southernminn Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

cbs46 Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

cbs46 Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

fox10tv Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

fox10tv Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

wrcbtv Friday, July 31, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There were times when we all probably questioned whether we'd even get to an Opening Day or whether we would get to a home opener," "It does feel like we all have to operate on a day-to-day environment right now. That's true within baseball and within many segments of life in general so we're just going to enjoy the day. It's a day worthy of celebration. Home openers always are — so we're going to do that" External link

southernminn Friday, July 31, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is the environment in which we're competing, and we have to embrace that," "This is still competition. This is still a major league season. It is different. But our jobs are to compete as best we can within this environment, and that's what we are going to do" External link

southernminn Friday, July 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "That gives all of us confidence in all segments of the industry that if we continue to do the right things, follow the proper protocols, that we’re going to give ourselves a pretty good chance," External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “That gives all of us confidence in all segments of the industry that if we continue to do the right things, follow the proper protocols, that we’re going to give ourselves a pretty good chance,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, July 17, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “One of the things we prioritize under normal circumstances is trying to prepare for the unexpected,” “Obviously, we had no idea we were going to be dealing with a pandemic and the type of disruptions we have encountered. With that said, I think the same principle applies: We have to be ready for the unexpected” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we're watching games like this," "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

arkansasonline Friday, July 10, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, July 10, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've been fortunate that, by and large, things have gone smoothly for us and they've gone as planned," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "One of the things we prioritize in a normal circumstance is trying to prepare for the unexpected," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Garrett’s in the discussion, but we really haven’t determined what that full group is going to look like," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Some of them have better access to facilities than others, and that’s the challenge that we have to work with," "Some are forced to work out in their garage or their apartments or play catch in their backyards but we’ve done our best to individualize programs and development plans for each of our Minor League players" External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "That’s where it’s going to stand at this point," "We do not have the ability to allow other players to work out there or train there not requiring immediate medical assistance. So it’s going to be a slimmed-down operation for a while and I don’t anticipate that changing anytime soon" External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

eagletribune Friday, July 10, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, July 10, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

foxnews Friday, July 10, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

usaToday Friday, July 10, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

click2houston Friday, July 10, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The players who will be here are players who we believe have a real chance of making our opening 30 or providing depth for us in those first few weeks of the season,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We will have some number of younger prospects who realistically don't have a chance of performing in the major leagues this year as part of our larger pool," "We're still going through and working through what we want that pool to look like. At this point, the only thing we need to decide are the players who we want to in major league camp" External link

southernminn Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We also still recognize just how contagious this virus is," "We're going to do our best to educate our players as best as possible on how they can remain healthy and how we can put ourselves in the best position to succeed in this environment and how we can keep everyone safe" External link

southernminn Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We know it’s going to be an unusual season and going to be a different-looking season, but it’s going to be a baseball season nonetheless," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "By the time we have a full complement of players in Appleton, there will be a handful of players who are there who are likely lower-level prospects who are there to continue their development," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We still recognize just how contagious this virus is," "We're putting in a number of precautions. ... We're going to do our best educate our players as best as possible on how they can remain healthy and how we can put ourselves in the best position to succeed in this environment and how we can keep everyone safe" External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Central Division ) : "The way I'm looking at it and the way I think we're going to approach this is we're waking up in the middle of the season and it's a five-way race for the Central Division championship," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "In terms of the post-draft signings, it's going to be different," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "In terms of the post-draft signings, it's going to be different," External link

southernminn Saturday, June 13, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 12, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

eagletribune Friday, June 12, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

click2houston Friday, June 12, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “If anything, we think we’re particularly well-prepared to handle an environment like this because of some of the measures we’ve taken in the past,” “Among the 30 (MLB) teams I think we’re probably ahead of the pack in the amount of video and accessibility of the video that we have. So we’ve transitioned in the way that we’re evaluating players at this point” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We start scouting people during their early careers in high school and follow them all the way through until they’re draft-eligible, either as high school seniors or during their collegiate careers,” “We’re looking at performance track record and granular data accumulated from past seasons” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s going to be very different but we’re excited for it,” “It’s certainly refreshing for all of us to be able to talk about baseball and look at baseball players and make evaluations. We’re certainly looking (forward) to going through the draft and hopefully if we can get everything in line not too shortly thereafter have a spring training start up and a regular season” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "From my perspective, despite the Twitter bickering back and forth, and the posturing back and forth, I am optimistic that we are going to play baseball this year," External link

nampa Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

therepublic Monday, May 18, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, May 15, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Step one is we need an environment that’s safe for everyone to congregate in,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, April 24, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We will be staffed to some extent in a skeleton nature,” “Players can come in and work out but there will not be the formal, organized spring training workout that everyone is used to” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our levels have actually gone down because of the precautions we’ve taken,” “We’ve done everything we can to keep our facility clean and operational, but we’re also very aware that epidemiologists and the best public health officials we have are strongly advising against mass congregations of people so I think giving people the option of going their own way was probably the wise one” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re following all CDC protocols and at this point, we’re very comfortable that no one in our camp has tested positive for COVID-19,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re working through what the next couple of weeks will look like for them,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think it’s safe to assume the longer it takes to start a season, the tougher it is to play a full complement of games,” “As soon the environment indicates that it’s safe to do so, we’ll get back to playing baseball” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we get back to Miller Park, turn on the lights and begin playing games, we will be a very welcome and needed diversion for the entire Wisconsin community,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We will be staffed to some extent in a skeleton nature,” “Players can come in and work out but there will not be the formal, organized spring training workout that everyone is used to” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our levels have actually gone down because of the precautions we’ve taken,” “We’ve done everything we can to keep our facility clean and operational, but we’re also very aware that epidemiologists and the best public health officials we have are strongly advising against mass congregations of people so I think giving people the option of going their own way was probably the wise one” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re following all CDC protocols and at this point, we’re very comfortable that no one in our camp has tested positive for COVID-19,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re working through what the next couple of weeks will look like for them,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think it’s safe to assume the longer it takes to start a season, the tougher it is to play a full complement of games,” “As soon the environment indicates that it’s safe to do so, we’ll get back to playing baseball” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we get back to Miller Park, turn on the lights and begin playing games, we will be a very welcome and needed diversion for the entire Wisconsin community,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s been phenomenal. We have a number of players that are now using our facility in the winter and that never used to happen,” External link

lacrossetribune Monday, March 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “This is a very proud day for our organization,” External link

forbes Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "Since becoming a Brewer, Christian has established himself as one of the premier players in our game," External link

longbeachstar Friday, March 6, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s natural to think about that, but at the same time everyone has to deal with having significant injuries,” “And we’re no different. I’m really proud of how our team stepped up over the final two or three weeks last year without Yelich. Making the run we did was really rewarding” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s natural to think about that, but at the same time everyone has to deal with having significant injuries,” “And we’re no different. I’m really proud of how our team stepped up over the final two or three weeks last year without Yelich. Making the run we did was really rewarding” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We acquired Freddy when he was a teenager and he developed very quickly in our organization," "He got to the major leagues at a very young age and he's performed in the major leagues at a very young age. That gives you some hope that by the time he gets to those sweet spot years of his career, he can do some special things" External link

samoaobserver Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Way back when I started (this job), I talked a whole lot about ‘acquire, develop, retain.’ That’s still a philosophy that we harp on and there’s a ‘retain’ part of that equation," External link

forbes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Way back when I started (this job), I talked a whole lot about ‘acquire, develop, retain.’ That’s still a philosophy that we harp on and there’s a ‘retain’ part of that equation," External link

forbes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Josh Hader ) : "Josh said he wants to help us win a World Series," External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll probably continue discussions on that but I don't think it will change it perhaps as much as some might think," "We have a number of relievers who can go multiple innings" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Brent has demonstrated he can be successful in that role," "We'll make sure Brent lengthens out so that he can cover multiple innings and accentuate his versatility but we would anticipate that Brent will be in our bullpen" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have a lot of relievers with options and that makes getting relievers back and forth from Triple-A and keeping fresh guys in the bullpen a little bit easier," External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll probably continue discussions on that but I don't think it will change it perhaps as much as some might think," "We have a number of relievers who can go multiple innings" External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Brent has demonstrated he can be successful in that role," "We'll make sure Brent lengthens out so that he can cover multiple innings and accentuate his versatility but we would anticipate that Brent will be in our bullpen" External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have a lot of relievers with options and that makes getting relievers back and forth from Triple-A and keeping fresh guys in the bullpen a little bit easier," External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "What we know right now is that it doesn’t appear it was an acute event," "He wasn’t hit by a pitch, he didn’t jam his wrist while sliding into a base, it’s just something that popped up over his time in winter ball" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have Orlando, Sogard, Mark Matthias, Ronny Rodriguez and Jedd Gyorko has played shortstop at the major league level, so we feel like we have some options there," External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "What we know right now is that it doesn’t appear it was an acute event," "He wasn’t hit by a pitch, he didn’t jam his wrist while sliding into a base, it’s just something that popped up over his time in winter ball" External link

southernminn Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have Orlando, Sogard, Mark Matthias, Ronny Rodriguez and Jedd Gyorko has played shortstop at the major league level, so we feel like we have some options there," External link

southernminn Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think he fits our team really well with a right-handed bat and the ability to play multiple positions,” External link

usaToday Saturday, January 11, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We discuss and we talk, but no one is trying to ‘sell’ anything,” “We're able to have conversations where we discuss what's in the best interest of our organization and what's in the best interest of the team. That's where the focus is, rather than trying to sell a particular perspective” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “That stability is a positive for us,” “It's something, as an organization, that we value. I value it, Craig values it and I'm glad that we get to keep it going” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We discuss and we talk, but no one is trying to ‘sell’ anything,” “We're able to have conversations where we discuss what's in the best interest of our organization and what's in the best interest of the team. That's where the focus is, rather than trying to sell a particular perspective” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “That stability is a positive for us,” “It's something, as an organization, that we value. I value it, Craig values it and I'm glad that we get to keep it going” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

nampa Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It was just a matter of finding a time to work through the details," "We were able to that heading into the new year and cross the finish line in the first week of the new year. I'm glad we got it done. I think Craig and I assumed we always would, it was just finding the right point in the offseason to do it" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think between the two we're going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think between the two we’re going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think between the two we're going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production," External link

usaToday Saturday, December 21, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

beloitdailynews Friday, December 20, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : “Ryan's going to see some time at first base,” “He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

usaToday Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll continue to seek players at both positions,” “We do think Ryon has a change to impact our major-league team this year and contribute for us this year ... but we’ve got a lot of offseason left and I expect there to be opportunities at both first base and third base” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I have no doubt that there will be plenty of plate appearances to go around," "That is not a concern of anyone's" External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll continue to seek players at both positions,” “We do think Ryon has a change to impact our major-league team this year and contribute for us this year ... but we’ve got a lot of offseason left and I expect there to be opportunities at both first base and third base” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I have no doubt that there will be plenty of plate appearances to go around," "That is not a concern of anyone's" External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're excited to be able to add (Garcia)," "We think he fits our club well and we think he's going to help us win more games" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It just gives us a tremendous about of flexibility and versatility on our roster to make sure that every day, we'll have three high-quality outfielders manning all three outfield positions," "It gives (manager) Craig (Counsell) a lot of options as we go into the season" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I don't think anything is set in stone there," "We'll get to spring training and see where everyone is comfortable. If Christian has a comfort level in right field, then that's obviously going to be a priority" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "I don't think that will be his sole position but I think he will see some time at first base. He's open to it, he understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Obviously, a lot has happened from a roster-construction standpoint over the last week to 10 days here and we still have three months of off-season left," "So I imagine there will be more roster construction moves and more acquisition over the course of the offseason" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're excited to be able to add (Garcia)," "We think he fits our club well and we think he's going to help us win more games" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It just gives us a tremendous about of flexibility and versatility on our roster to make sure that every day, we'll have three high-quality outfielders manning all three outfield positions," "It gives (manager) Craig (Counsell) a lot of options as we go into the season" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I don't think anything is set in stone there," "We'll get to spring training and see where everyone is comfortable. If Christian has a comfort level in right field, then that's obviously going to be a priority" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "I don't think that will be his sole position but I think he will see some time at first base. He's open to it, he understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Obviously, a lot has happened from a roster-construction standpoint over the last week to 10 days here and we still have three months of off-season left," "So I imagine there will be more roster construction moves and more acquisition over the course of the offseason" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Ryan's going to see some time at first base,” “He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : “Ryan’s going to see some time at first base,” “He’s open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I’m never going to close the door on having depth,” “But I’d say if we were going into the season today, we’d feel good about where we are” External link

annistonstar Tuesday, December 17, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I'm never going to close the door on having depth," "But I'd say if we were going into the season today, we'd feel good about where we are" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “That’s a sign of a really good player who reached a really high level but wasn’t satisfied so he pushed himself a little bit further,” “Generally, that indicates that the trend will continue” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When he’s able to stay healthy, he’s been effective,” “He’s someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that’s one of the reasons he’s had some success,” “In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options,” “But we do think we’re making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that’s going to be very competitive” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Brett Anderson ) : “Any time there have been injuries and have missed time or a player has missed time because of an injury like Brett has over the course of his career, there's going to be an increased emphasis placed on that,” “But we are comfortable, based on durability last year when he logged over 175 innings and made over 30 starts, that we have a player who is capable of making a similar output for us moving forward” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "When he's able to stay healthy, he's been effective," "He's someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He's among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that's one of the reasons he's had some success," "In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options," "But we do think we're making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that's going to be very competitive" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "When he's able to stay healthy, he's been effective," "He's someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He's among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that's one of the reasons he's had some success," "In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options," "But we do think we're making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that's going to be very competitive" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our priority is to build a team by opening day," External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are still a whole lot of options left, both in the free-agent market and via trade,” External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our priority is to build a team by opening day," External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are still a whole lot of options left, both in the free-agent market and via trade,” External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "This has been a conversation that has been ongoing since the start of the offseason, really," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Omar Narvaez ) : "All players have areas for growth and all players have areas where they can seek improvement and in this case, Omar's area for growth is on the defensive side," "He is aware of that and he understands that. We will work hard with him to help in that area. I know he's willing to work hard in that area and frankly, it's a place where have had some success in the past helping players improve" External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "For his one year in our organization, he handled himself very well," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "At this point, we remain engaged on all fronts — trades and free agency," "It's always difficult to know whether anything gets done at the winter meetings, but I do think it will be a busy week for us from a discussion standpoint and continuing to understand what's on the market" External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We are excited to add two young, dynamic players to our organization,” External link

annistonstar Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns told : “We did not have good shortstop production last year (.612 OPS, last in the National League) and we have been open about that,” External link

annistonstar Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “And they deserve credit to be ambitious enough to explore whatever they’re exploring,” “I think that’s what good leadership and good front offices do” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “And they deserve credit to be ambitious enough to explore whatever they’re exploring,” “I think that’s what good leadership and good front offices do” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Eric Thames ) : "The first base market, as is usually the case, is fairly robust," "Eric did a wonderful job for us and as I said, we're certainly not closing the door on bringing him back. We'll see where the offseason takes us and where the market takes us" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Chase was one of the first major trades we made as a front office and as an organization after I got here," "He was here when the team wasn't very good and he was also a key contributor in years when we were pretty good. So we really appreciate his contributions to the organization. He's been a great Brewer and we wish him well" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league season and we're excited to have him," External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Given there was a team that clearly had interest in him and we were able to get back a prospect that we liked, we thought it was the right move to make,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league system,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Eric Thames ) : "The first base market, as is usually the case, is fairly robust," "Eric did a wonderful job for us and as I said, we're certainly not closing the door on bringing him back. We'll see where the offseason takes us and where the market takes us" External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Chase was one of the first major trades we made as a front office and as an organization after I got here," "He was here when the team wasn't very good and he was also a key contributor in years when we were pretty good. So we really appreciate his contributions to the organization. He's been a great Brewer and we wish him well" External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league season and we're excited to have him," External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I’m proud that we have maintained a consistently high level of play,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s tough to pinpoint what this (off-season) will look like,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We’re going to have to spend a lot of effort internally determining what to do (with Shaw)," "By the time we get to December we’ll have a decision" External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don’t think it’s particularly controversial that I’d love to have both of them back," External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don’t think it’s particularly controversial that I’d love to have both of them back," External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The great thing about our ownership group is it’s an ongoing conversation about where our resources are, and the level of resources we can commit in any one year,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We recognize that this wasn’t a perfect year,” “But overall I’m very proud of the effort and where we got to as an organization this year” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Whether the realities of the market permit that and whether the realities of the free-agent market permit that is something we will have to evaluate as we go through the offseason,” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Travis had a really rough year,” “He believes he’s a better player than that. I certainly believe he’s a better player than that. We’ve seen that from him previously. We’ve seen a player who can contribute at a really high level consistently over multiple years. What to expect from Travis going forward is something we’re going to have to spend a lot of time on” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization,” “So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization," "So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training" External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization," "So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training" External link

southernminn Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think each team evaluates its own unique situation,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

arkansasonline Friday, September 13, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

fox13memphis Friday, September 13, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "Look, at this point I think what we're assuming and planning for is that Christian is not going to play again this season in any capacity," External link

wsau Friday, September 13, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We do not anticipate any long-term effects, which is the best news of all," External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I think we all just felt relieved for Christian," "This was weighing on him. I know he didn’t want to have to go through surgery, so to get this news — assuming the second opinion corroborates this news — that’s really good" External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're going to continue to talk about that today and tomorrow but given the early results of how he felt yesterday, how he's recovering this morning, it's probably safe to say that he should be back on a major league mound within a week," "We don't know the exact day yet or how we'll implement that, but I'd say some point over the next week we'll see him on a Major League mound pitching for us" External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We do not anticipate any long-term effects, which is the best news of all," External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I think we all just felt relieved for Christian," "This was weighing on him. I know he didn’t want to have to go through surgery, so to get this news — assuming the second opinion corroborates this news — that’s really good" External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're going to continue to talk about that today and tomorrow but given the early results of how he felt yesterday, how he's recovering this morning, it's probably safe to say that he should be back on a major league mound within a week," "We don't know the exact day yet or how we'll implement that, but I'd say some point over the next week we'll see him on a Major League mound pitching for us" External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wsoctv Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point, what we're assuming and playing for is that Christian is not going to play again this season in any capacity," External link

wsaw Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : ”At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wsoctv Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

kiro7 Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wftv Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We don’t have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now,” External link

annistonstar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

annistonstar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

southernminn Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've demonstrated that we can fill innings creatively," External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We believe these moves help this team," "We wanted to add to the depth of our pitching staff and we think that we were able to do that. We know we're going to have to play more consistently these last two months, we know we're going to have to play ore consistently the last two months and I believe that we will" External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've demonstrated that we can fill innings creatively," External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We believe these moves help this team," "We wanted to add to the depth of our pitching staff and we think that we were able to do that. We know we're going to have to play more consistently these last two months, we know we're going to have to play ore consistently the last two months and I believe that we will" External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : ”I think every season takes its own twists and turns, and every season brings up unexpected situations and circumstances,” “Certainly, we went into the season with what we thought was a very deep pitching staff with numbers we thought could help us get through the rigors of a major league season” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think Bradley understands that there’s a whole other side of the industry that fascinates him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We’ve proven, I think, over the last couple of years that we’re willing to make challenging decisions, and we’re willing to move on from players when the time comes," "We also have to be really careful when we do that. At this point, we have a lot of trust and faith in players who have performed in the past and have contributed for us in the past. That’s where we’re going to go right now. It’s really nice to have Keston perform like he has, to come to the Major Leagues and perform like he did here over a couple of weeks. We think he’s going to be a really good Major League player" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s an early-season matchup between two teams that are probably going to be pretty good and probably going to see a lot of each other over the course of this year,” “We know every game in this division and this is certainly one of them” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, guys go into defensive slumps,” “We focused on the entirety of what we think he can contribute to our team, and we think it’s meaningful: He’s a very good receiver, he’s a good framer, he handles a pitching staff well, and he can control the running game” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It doesn’t feel all that much different,” “We recognize this is a really good division and we’re looking forward to the competition” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “at this point we think it’s just a little arm fatigue,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “It’s tough to do in the regular season,” “We’re going to be open-minded and Craig has been great about pieces together the best possible way to get 27 outs. We’re going to continue to do that, but are going to have to lean on a starting rotation more than we did in the playoffs” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It doesn’t feel all that much different,” “We recognize this is a really good division and we’re looking forward to the competition” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “at this point we think it’s just a little arm fatigue,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “It’s tough to do in the regular season,” “We’re going to be open-minded and Craig has been great about pieces together the best possible way to get 27 outs. We’re going to continue to do that, but are going to have to lean on a starting rotation more than we did in the playoffs” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "It's a long period, but we've got time," "There's no rush here. This is a player who hasn't played in the major leagues for two years, and he recognizes that there's a significant amount of work to be done before he can get back on the field" External link

cjonline Monday, February 25, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox11online Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us,” “We may have to take that into account in July, but we’ll see where we are at that point and make our plans then” External link

dcourier Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

charlotteobserver Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

tri-cityherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

sunherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kansascity Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

islandpacket Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

thenewstribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

bradenton Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

wftv Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “You can see how our construction and design companies have in a very short span transitioned this into one of the best complexes in all of baseball,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The timing helps just the energy we have as an organization,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “You can see how our construction and design companies have in a very short span transitioned this into one of the best complexes in all of baseball,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "They are excited for the start of baseball season," External link

eagletribune Friday, February 8, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “They are excited for the start of baseball season,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, February 8, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I’ve felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization,” “I’m thankful to Mark and our entire ownership group that I will continue to enjoy that privilege for years to come.  The success we’ve enjoyed during my time with the Brewers stems from the hard work and skill of our entire front office staff, scouts, coaches, and, most importantly, our players.  Collectively, we aspire to push our organization to yet unreached heights.  I am also thrilled to share this news today with Rick, whose consistent guiding hand has allowed our business operation to achieve levels of success unheard of in markets our size” External link

forbes Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I’ve felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization,” “I’m thankful to Mark and our entire ownership group that I will continue to enjoy that privilege for years to come. The success we’ve enjoyed during my time with the Brewers stems from the hard work and skill of our entire front office staff, scouts, coaches, and, most importantly, our players. Collectively, we aspire to push our organization to yet unreached heights. I am also thrilled to share this news today with Rick, whose consistent guiding hand has allowed our business operation to achieve levels of success unheard of in markets our size” External link

forbes Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I've felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization," External link

upi Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he’s one of the best receivers in baseball,” “He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason,” “As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he’s one of the best receivers in baseball,” “He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason,” “As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he's one of the best receivers in baseball," "He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well" External link

macon Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason," "As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints" External link

macon Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns replied ( about Mark Attanasio ) : “Certainly (owner Mark Attanasio) and our ownership group have proven that where there’s an investment that makes sense from a baseball perspective, they’re going to be supportive” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, December 23, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Stearns replied ( about Mark Attanasio ) : “Certainly (owner Mark Attanasio) and our ownership group have proven that where there’s an investment that makes sense from a baseball perspective, they’re going to be supportive” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, December 23, 2018 12:02:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are excited to add another talented left-handed reliever to our bullpen," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:28:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are excited to add another talented left-handed reliever to our bullpen," External link

southernminn Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is likely going to be a different-looking off-season for us," External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We want to get better and however we can do that, we're going to be open-minded to it," "We understand we have the ability to bring our entire team back, more or less. That's a nice position to be in and we're not going to force anything but wherever we see opportunities to get better, we're going to take action. We're involved in every conversation out there and we're going to continue to be" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There are options out there, no question," "What we have to determine is what is the best fit for our team" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Hernan Perez ) : "We do think (Perez and Saladino), provide internal options there and we do have youth coming from Triple-A as well, which we're very excited about," "But whether it's internally or externally, we're going to have to fill this position" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Signing Chase to a multi-year contract furthers our strategy to acquire, develop and retain talent throughout our organization," External link

upi Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:10:00 PM EAT



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Matt Arnold said ( about David Stearns ) : "David is such a good person, such a great person to work for, and gives us the freedom to turn over rocks and throw some bad ideas at him sometimes, and such a great listener and collaborator across the board," "My focus here is just to continue to partner with him and do what we can to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to bring a championship here to Milwaukee" External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : “There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

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David Stearns said : “I don’t know that we ever turned on a dime and tried to focus primarily or exclusively on defense,” “It was more a recognition that defense matters and run prevention matters and it’s all part of the same equation of trying to score one more run than the other guy, and however we get there and however we can get there most often is what we’re concerned with” External link

southernminn Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think he’s as enthused about starting a season as probably any player I’ve been around,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think he’s as enthused about starting a season as probably any player I’ve been around,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 27, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, March 26, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

gazette Friday, March 26, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think both of them have positive experiences here in camp,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we’re talking about Drew and Justin in particular, they were pretty important players for us down the stretch last year and pitched very well in some meaningful games,” “That all played a part in this. We’re still working through what those last couple spots are going to look like in the bullpen. But given the timing with what we had coming up with Brad, now was the right time to discuss this with them” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Hopefully that’s enough to get him ready,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those,” “To have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:57:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “If we look at three outfield positions, conservatively there are 2,100 plate appearances,” “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those. So now to hopefully be able to have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, this is part of what can be expected when you have a player who relies a great deal on his lower body, who wasn’t in a competitive environment for a long time, so we knew we needed the spring and the entirety of the spring to get him going,” “Unfortunately we’ve lost a chunk of that at this point. We’ll see how the next couple of weeks go” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The motivation is, I think, he makes us better,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “If we look at three outfield positions, conservatively there are 2,100 plate appearances,” “That’s a lot of playing time. That’s a lot of plate appearances. We want as good of players as possible to consume all of those. So now to hopefully be able to have four really, really good players consuming those 2,100 plate appearances, that puts us in a really good spot” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, this is part of what can be expected when you have a player who relies a great deal his lower body, who wasn’t in a competitive environment for a long time, so we knew we needed the spring and the entirety of the spring to get him going,” “Unfortunately we’ve lost a chunk of that at this point. We’ll see how the next couple of weeks go” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “These studies have shown that cash use is still dominant in low-value transactions, below $20,” External link

worldfinance Friday, February 12, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman,” “And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “If this is our team, we do think we can fill that position,” “We have guys who can take it and run with it. We are also exploring external acquisitions. I don’t know whether we’ll get anything over the finish line there, but we are exploring it” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

usaToday Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

usaToday Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

seattlepi Friday, February 5, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We believe he can do this,” “He’s going to have exceptional range for a first baseman. And look, there are finer points of the position that will take time to adjust. We understand that there are going to be mistakes. That’s OK. But Keston is going to grow through it, and ultimately we’re very confident that he’s going to be able to figure it out” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I know a lot of attention has been understandably placed on the offensive side of the ball, but one constant around some of the better teams in baseball is really solid, consistent defense,” “When we’ve had our most successful seasons here, we’ve had very good defensive teams and that’s something that is a focus of ours. It’s something we think we can and should accomplish, and this move allows us to move in that direction” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 5, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "The transactions we've made thus far in the offseason have really focused on solidifying the depth of our roster," "We've acquired some players with positional versatility and players who, if they continue to improve and solidify themselves as major-league players, have the potential to be here for awhile" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The transactional volume around the industry has certainly been lower," External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're confident that we're going to have fans in the stands during this season," "We don't know when or necessarily at what capacity but we're confident that we're going to have fans in the stands and that's a big deal for us, a big deal for our players and we know that's a big deal for our fan base. So we are looking forward to that but in terms of complete certainty of the over-arching economic impact, there's still a lot of questions and we understand that that's the world that every business is living in right now" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our objective is to prepare for as many different scenarios as possible," "We understand that there are going to be circumstances that we can't foresee so we'll adjust but we are doing our best to have contingency plans and to understand that we need to be flexible" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ryan is going to continue to evaluate the situation, see what the world looks like and make decisions as they need to be made," "We're carrying on our offseason agenda and we'll continue to do so. I think Ryan's going to take his time and try to understand the complete landscape" External link

forbes Monday, February 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our objective is to prepare for as many different scenarios as possible so we're trying to do that," External link

southernminn Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s left-handed, he throws in the high 80s, so you’re going to get some of that,” “He relies on deception and changing his offerings. There is some of that. I think they probably get to their deception a little bit differently. Obviously Brent works incredibly fast and has used that to his advantage over the years. Leo, when you watch him kind of with his actual pitching mechanics, with his pitching motion, he’ll vary timing in order to disrupt the hitters a little bit. But they are two left-handed pitchers who’ve had success despite not having overpowering fastballs” External link

usaToday Friday, December 11, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We need more offensive production than we had this year – that’s clear," External link

forbes Monday, December 7, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Corey Knebel ) : “Corey had a tremendous career as a Brewer,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Corey Knebel ) : “Corey had a tremendous career as a Brewer,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Matt Arnold ) : "For the past five years, Matt has served an invaluable role in helping to guide our baseball operations group," External link

longbeachstar Friday, November 20, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "It's an extraordinarily well-deserved promotion," External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We try to create a collaborative as an environment as we can," "I think for the most part, we've been able to do it" External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Eddie's a great Brewer and we're thrilled that he's still going to be a member of our organization and around our major league team going forward," External link

southernminn Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Quinten's a really talented coach," "From the time we had him here as a player, we recognized that he was going to be a major league coach some day. It happened really fast but he deserves this and we believe he has a really bright future as a major league coach with us and in this game" External link

southernminn Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

foxnews Saturday, October 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think there’s a recognition that flexibility is important right now, and we don’t know what the next couple of months are going to look like,” “We don’t know what the environment is going to be as we do plan for a spring training in the 2021 season. So we have to remain flexible. And that desire for flexibility has likely contributed to some of the decisions we’ve seen throughout the industry over the last couple of days” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 31, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have to recognize that there are so many aspects of our game this year that were different, that ascribing too much weight to this particular season has dangers," External link

southernminn Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don't know what this offseason is going to look like," External link

southernminn Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think budgets are tighter everywhere right now, for most businesses,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Everything about this season, everything about this year has been messy,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We don’t know how packed ballparks can possibly be next year,” “We don’t know what sort of access players may or may not have to their customary video libraries and in-game video access and video rooms. So, many of the same variables that came into play this year in some respects may still be around next year, and we have to recognize that” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think we’re going to look back at this and recognize it was the perfect storm for Yeli,” “I think we’re going to look back at a player who hadn’t played competitive baseball for 10 months, who didn’t then have a normal ramp-up spring training time, who was then competing in an environment that was very different than he’s ever competed in before, whether it’s lack of fans, different travel arrangements, different clubhouse accommodations, different video access. And we’re going to remember that it was a shortened season where he never really had a chance to climb out of what was an early-season slump” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our philosophy is if we do that, if we continue to compete year in and year out for playoff spots, you give yourselves numerous bites at the apple and you give yourself a greater chance of having that truly special season, where you get to a World Series and ultimately win it,” “So our goal is to keep our organization in a spot where we can continue to compete year in and year out for playoff appearances” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have gone through contact tracing,” “We do not believe it will have any impact at all on our major league team. We’ve been fortunate to get through this season relatively unscathed in this area. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to get all the way there at our alternate site” External link

wsaw Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Because of the nature of who these individuals were, it’s really not going to affect the quarantine group at all,” “We’re very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren’t interacting all that much with the individuals that tested positive” External link

wsaw Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren't interacting that much with the individuals who have tested positive," "All of them will be tested regularly but at this point, we do not see this impacting player availability for a potential postseason roster" External link

southernminn Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We will be able to have players with us tomorrow due to repeated negative tests who are safe to be with our team," External link

southernminn Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have gone through contact tracing,” “We do not believe it will have any impact at all on our major league team. We’ve been fortunate to get through this season relatively unscathed in this area. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to get all the way there at our alternate site” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Because of the nature of who these individuals were, it’s really not going to affect the quarantine group at all,” “We’re very fortunate that the group of players who could potentially be on a postseason roster for us aren’t interacting all that much with the individuals that tested positive” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "As we looked ahead to next year, and we looked at a guy who at that point would be on his final option and really be at a stage in his career that in order to remain on the 40-man as a pitcher with just one option remaining, really at a point where he was going to have to regularly contribute at the Major League level," "So, we made the decision that now is the right time to take him off the roster. Trey has worked exceptionally hard. He is still young. We understand that. But at this point, we thought it was the right decision" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He hasn't had a really consistent opportunity at the major-league level but there are skills there that we think can potentially translate to the major-league level," External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He'll go to the alternate site first," "We'll see if there's a need for him over the next couple of weeks" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I think Ray's recovery has gone about as well as we could have expected over the last three weeks," "He has faced hitters (in live action), has thrown the ball well. His velocity has come back. So, we thought it was time to get him back to the major-league level. We do have limited information but he's feeling good and is throwing the ball well" External link

southernminn Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "I think step one is let's get Ryan back in the lineup and make sure he's healthy and feeling ready to go," "Then we can tackle the best positional fit" External link

southernminn Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He had a very good first half (in 2019), not as good of a second half and he's struggled this year," "But the underlying skills of really quality strike-zone discipline along with really good raw power is what made him a prospect and have success in the big leagues for a period of time. Those underlying skills still exist" External link

southernminn Friday, September 4, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The underlying skills are still there,” “He still has a really solid understanding of the strike zone. He understands what strikes and balls are, and he controls the zone very well, and he still has the same impressive raw power that allowed him to hit 30 home runs last year and have a really good first half. Those are still there” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 4, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We have to recognize that we haven’t scored enough runs this year to this point to win the number of games that we’d like to win,” “This is a reflection of trying to find a fit that could potentially help our offense” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 4, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Up until probably about 2:55, I thought we were going to add a bat,” “I thought we were close. Sometimes it doesn’t work” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “This is going to be a really unique deadline, I think, in a variety of different ways,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are very few teams right now that I think look in the mirror and say, ‘We don’t have a chance at making the playoffs,’” “So that is going to limit the type of conventional conversations that you can have” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is going to be a really unique deadline, I think, in a variety of different ways," External link

southernminn Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There are very few teams right now that I think look in the mirror and say, 'We don't have a chance at making the playoffs,'" "So that is going to limit the type of conventional conversations that you can have" External link

southernminn Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We consider ourselves open to a variety of different opportunities," External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've done it at times in very specific scenarios," "It's not something we really think we need to make a practice of doing. We're never going to close the door on any one concept, but I think it's a little more challenging this year to trade prospects, especially for a player who doesn't have significant team control remaining beyond the current year" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We really haven't had those discussions yet," External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is a really good kid who just wants to play baseball but he's had hurdles put in front of him ever since we acquired him," "It certainly hasn't tempered our excitement for him. We look forward to seeing him on the field" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Froedtert had a team of cardiologists waiting and ultimately put in a stent," External link

nampa Monday, August 3, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

foxnews Monday, August 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

ChinaPost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "While suffering the heart attack, he reported the symptoms to our medical staff and they immediately identified what was going on and called an ambulance," External link

usaToday Monday, August 3, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The good news is Pat is well, he’s resting comfortably, he will recover and he’s going to have the full support of the organization as he goes through this,” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “The prognosis for a recovery is good, and Pat is certainly going to be back in the dugout at some point,” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Pat Murphy ) : “This is an outcome here where everyone did the right thing,” “Pat reported his symptoms. Our medical staff immediately identified what was going on and the folks at Froedtert did an incredible job of facilitating his entry immediately and getting him the care he needs” External link

seattlepi Monday, August 3, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

japantoday Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Ultimately he believes this is the right thing for him to do and we understand that," External link

afp-en Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities" External link

southernminn Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

cbs46 Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

cbs46 Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are supportive of Major League Baseball's decision to postpone today's game and look forward to playing our home opener as soon as conditions safely allow," External link

fox10tv Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

fox10tv Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "The health and safety of our players and employees are, and will continue to be, our top priorities," External link

wrcbtv Friday, July 31, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There were times when we all probably questioned whether we'd even get to an Opening Day or whether we would get to a home opener," "It does feel like we all have to operate on a day-to-day environment right now. That's true within baseball and within many segments of life in general so we're just going to enjoy the day. It's a day worthy of celebration. Home openers always are — so we're going to do that" External link

southernminn Friday, July 31, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is the environment in which we're competing, and we have to embrace that," "This is still competition. This is still a major league season. It is different. But our jobs are to compete as best we can within this environment, and that's what we are going to do" External link

southernminn Friday, July 24, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "That gives all of us confidence in all segments of the industry that if we continue to do the right things, follow the proper protocols, that we’re going to give ourselves a pretty good chance," External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “That gives all of us confidence in all segments of the industry that if we continue to do the right things, follow the proper protocols, that we’re going to give ourselves a pretty good chance,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, July 17, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “One of the things we prioritize under normal circumstances is trying to prepare for the unexpected,” “Obviously, we had no idea we were going to be dealing with a pandemic and the type of disruptions we have encountered. With that said, I think the same principle applies: We have to be ready for the unexpected” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we're watching games like this," "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

arkansasonline Friday, July 10, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, July 10, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've been fortunate that, by and large, things have gone smoothly for us and they've gone as planned," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "One of the things we prioritize in a normal circumstance is trying to prepare for the unexpected," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Garrett’s in the discussion, but we really haven’t determined what that full group is going to look like," External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Some of them have better access to facilities than others, and that’s the challenge that we have to work with," "Some are forced to work out in their garage or their apartments or play catch in their backyards but we’ve done our best to individualize programs and development plans for each of our Minor League players" External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "That’s where it’s going to stand at this point," "We do not have the ability to allow other players to work out there or train there not requiring immediate medical assistance. So it’s going to be a slimmed-down operation for a while and I don’t anticipate that changing anytime soon" External link

southernminn Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

eagletribune Friday, July 10, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

nbcnewyork Friday, July 10, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

foxnews Friday, July 10, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

usaToday Friday, July 10, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll remember this season, going through it, for a long time because these are very unusual feelings for all of us to experience when we’re watching games like this,” "In terms of the actual game and the way that the game played out, I think it looked like normal baseball" External link

click2houston Friday, July 10, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The players who will be here are players who we believe have a real chance of making our opening 30 or providing depth for us in those first few weeks of the season,” External link

southernminn Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We will have some number of younger prospects who realistically don't have a chance of performing in the major leagues this year as part of our larger pool," "We're still going through and working through what we want that pool to look like. At this point, the only thing we need to decide are the players who we want to in major league camp" External link

southernminn Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We also still recognize just how contagious this virus is," "We're going to do our best to educate our players as best as possible on how they can remain healthy and how we can put ourselves in the best position to succeed in this environment and how we can keep everyone safe" External link

southernminn Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We know it’s going to be an unusual season and going to be a different-looking season, but it’s going to be a baseball season nonetheless," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "By the time we have a full complement of players in Appleton, there will be a handful of players who are there who are likely lower-level prospects who are there to continue their development," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We still recognize just how contagious this virus is," "We're putting in a number of precautions. ... We're going to do our best educate our players as best as possible on how they can remain healthy and how we can put ourselves in the best position to succeed in this environment and how we can keep everyone safe" External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Central Division ) : "The way I'm looking at it and the way I think we're going to approach this is we're waking up in the middle of the season and it's a five-way race for the Central Division championship," External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "In terms of the post-draft signings, it's going to be different," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "In terms of the post-draft signings, it's going to be different," External link

southernminn Saturday, June 13, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

usaToday Friday, June 12, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

eagletribune Friday, June 12, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “In terms of the post-draft signings, it’s going to be different,” External link

click2houston Friday, June 12, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “If anything, we think we’re particularly well-prepared to handle an environment like this because of some of the measures we’ve taken in the past,” “Among the 30 (MLB) teams I think we’re probably ahead of the pack in the amount of video and accessibility of the video that we have. So we’ve transitioned in the way that we’re evaluating players at this point” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We start scouting people during their early careers in high school and follow them all the way through until they’re draft-eligible, either as high school seniors or during their collegiate careers,” “We’re looking at performance track record and granular data accumulated from past seasons” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s going to be very different but we’re excited for it,” “It’s certainly refreshing for all of us to be able to talk about baseball and look at baseball players and make evaluations. We’re certainly looking (forward) to going through the draft and hopefully if we can get everything in line not too shortly thereafter have a spring training start up and a regular season” External link

southernminn Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "From my perspective, despite the Twitter bickering back and forth, and the posturing back and forth, I am optimistic that we are going to play baseball this year," External link

nampa Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

therepublic Monday, May 18, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

samoaobserver Friday, May 15, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 15, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The truth is we don’t know what scenario is coming,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Step one is we need an environment that’s safe for everyone to congregate in,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, April 24, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We will be staffed to some extent in a skeleton nature,” “Players can come in and work out but there will not be the formal, organized spring training workout that everyone is used to” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our levels have actually gone down because of the precautions we’ve taken,” “We’ve done everything we can to keep our facility clean and operational, but we’re also very aware that epidemiologists and the best public health officials we have are strongly advising against mass congregations of people so I think giving people the option of going their own way was probably the wise one” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re following all CDC protocols and at this point, we’re very comfortable that no one in our camp has tested positive for COVID-19,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re working through what the next couple of weeks will look like for them,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think it’s safe to assume the longer it takes to start a season, the tougher it is to play a full complement of games,” “As soon the environment indicates that it’s safe to do so, we’ll get back to playing baseball” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we get back to Miller Park, turn on the lights and begin playing games, we will be a very welcome and needed diversion for the entire Wisconsin community,” External link

southernminn Monday, March 16, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We will be staffed to some extent in a skeleton nature,” “Players can come in and work out but there will not be the formal, organized spring training workout that everyone is used to” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our levels have actually gone down because of the precautions we’ve taken,” “We’ve done everything we can to keep our facility clean and operational, but we’re also very aware that epidemiologists and the best public health officials we have are strongly advising against mass congregations of people so I think giving people the option of going their own way was probably the wise one” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re following all CDC protocols and at this point, we’re very comfortable that no one in our camp has tested positive for COVID-19,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re working through what the next couple of weeks will look like for them,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think it’s safe to assume the longer it takes to start a season, the tougher it is to play a full complement of games,” “As soon the environment indicates that it’s safe to do so, we’ll get back to playing baseball” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When we get back to Miller Park, turn on the lights and begin playing games, we will be a very welcome and needed diversion for the entire Wisconsin community,” External link

annistonstar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s been phenomenal. We have a number of players that are now using our facility in the winter and that never used to happen,” External link

lacrossetribune Monday, March 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “This is a very proud day for our organization,” External link

forbes Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "Since becoming a Brewer, Christian has established himself as one of the premier players in our game," External link

longbeachstar Friday, March 6, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s natural to think about that, but at the same time everyone has to deal with having significant injuries,” “And we’re no different. I’m really proud of how our team stepped up over the final two or three weeks last year without Yelich. Making the run we did was really rewarding” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s natural to think about that, but at the same time everyone has to deal with having significant injuries,” “And we’re no different. I’m really proud of how our team stepped up over the final two or three weeks last year without Yelich. Making the run we did was really rewarding” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We acquired Freddy when he was a teenager and he developed very quickly in our organization," "He got to the major leagues at a very young age and he's performed in the major leagues at a very young age. That gives you some hope that by the time he gets to those sweet spot years of his career, he can do some special things" External link

samoaobserver Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Way back when I started (this job), I talked a whole lot about ‘acquire, develop, retain.’ That’s still a philosophy that we harp on and there’s a ‘retain’ part of that equation," External link

forbes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Way back when I started (this job), I talked a whole lot about ‘acquire, develop, retain.’ That’s still a philosophy that we harp on and there’s a ‘retain’ part of that equation," External link

forbes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Josh Hader ) : "Josh said he wants to help us win a World Series," External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll probably continue discussions on that but I don't think it will change it perhaps as much as some might think," "We have a number of relievers who can go multiple innings" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Brent has demonstrated he can be successful in that role," "We'll make sure Brent lengthens out so that he can cover multiple innings and accentuate his versatility but we would anticipate that Brent will be in our bullpen" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have a lot of relievers with options and that makes getting relievers back and forth from Triple-A and keeping fresh guys in the bullpen a little bit easier," External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We'll probably continue discussions on that but I don't think it will change it perhaps as much as some might think," "We have a number of relievers who can go multiple innings" External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Brent has demonstrated he can be successful in that role," "We'll make sure Brent lengthens out so that he can cover multiple innings and accentuate his versatility but we would anticipate that Brent will be in our bullpen" External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have a lot of relievers with options and that makes getting relievers back and forth from Triple-A and keeping fresh guys in the bullpen a little bit easier," External link

southernminn Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "What we know right now is that it doesn’t appear it was an acute event," "He wasn’t hit by a pitch, he didn’t jam his wrist while sliding into a base, it’s just something that popped up over his time in winter ball" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have Orlando, Sogard, Mark Matthias, Ronny Rodriguez and Jedd Gyorko has played shortstop at the major league level, so we feel like we have some options there," External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "What we know right now is that it doesn’t appear it was an acute event," "He wasn’t hit by a pitch, he didn’t jam his wrist while sliding into a base, it’s just something that popped up over his time in winter ball" External link

southernminn Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We have Orlando, Sogard, Mark Matthias, Ronny Rodriguez and Jedd Gyorko has played shortstop at the major league level, so we feel like we have some options there," External link

southernminn Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think he fits our team really well with a right-handed bat and the ability to play multiple positions,” External link

usaToday Saturday, January 11, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We discuss and we talk, but no one is trying to ‘sell’ anything,” “We're able to have conversations where we discuss what's in the best interest of our organization and what's in the best interest of the team. That's where the focus is, rather than trying to sell a particular perspective” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “That stability is a positive for us,” “It's something, as an organization, that we value. I value it, Craig values it and I'm glad that we get to keep it going” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We discuss and we talk, but no one is trying to ‘sell’ anything,” “We're able to have conversations where we discuss what's in the best interest of our organization and what's in the best interest of the team. That's where the focus is, rather than trying to sell a particular perspective” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “That stability is a positive for us,” “It's something, as an organization, that we value. I value it, Craig values it and I'm glad that we get to keep it going” External link

forbes Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

nampa Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It was just a matter of finding a time to work through the details," "We were able to that heading into the new year and cross the finish line in the first week of the new year. I'm glad we got it done. I think Craig and I assumed we always would, it was just finding the right point in the offseason to do it" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think between the two we're going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think between the two we’re going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think between the two we're going to have a really good first-base situation with a lot of production," External link

usaToday Saturday, December 21, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

beloitdailynews Friday, December 20, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : “Ryan's going to see some time at first base,” “He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

usaToday Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll continue to seek players at both positions,” “We do think Ryon has a change to impact our major-league team this year and contribute for us this year ... but we’ve got a lot of offseason left and I expect there to be opportunities at both first base and third base” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I have no doubt that there will be plenty of plate appearances to go around," "That is not a concern of anyone's" External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’ll continue to seek players at both positions,” “We do think Ryon has a change to impact our major-league team this year and contribute for us this year ... but we’ve got a lot of offseason left and I expect there to be opportunities at both first base and third base” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "I have no doubt that there will be plenty of plate appearances to go around," "That is not a concern of anyone's" External link

forbes Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're excited to be able to add (Garcia)," "We think he fits our club well and we think he's going to help us win more games" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It just gives us a tremendous about of flexibility and versatility on our roster to make sure that every day, we'll have three high-quality outfielders manning all three outfield positions," "It gives (manager) Craig (Counsell) a lot of options as we go into the season" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I don't think anything is set in stone there," "We'll get to spring training and see where everyone is comfortable. If Christian has a comfort level in right field, then that's obviously going to be a priority" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "I don't think that will be his sole position but I think he will see some time at first base. He's open to it, he understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Obviously, a lot has happened from a roster-construction standpoint over the last week to 10 days here and we still have three months of off-season left," "So I imagine there will be more roster construction moves and more acquisition over the course of the offseason" External link

southernminn Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're excited to be able to add (Garcia)," "We think he fits our club well and we think he's going to help us win more games" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : "It just gives us a tremendous about of flexibility and versatility on our roster to make sure that every day, we'll have three high-quality outfielders manning all three outfield positions," "It gives (manager) Craig (Counsell) a lot of options as we go into the season" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I don't think anything is set in stone there," "We'll get to spring training and see where everyone is comfortable. If Christian has a comfort level in right field, then that's obviously going to be a priority" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : "Ryan's going to see some time at first base," "I don't think that will be his sole position but I think he will see some time at first base. He's open to it, he understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Obviously, a lot has happened from a roster-construction standpoint over the last week to 10 days here and we still have three months of off-season left," "So I imagine there will be more roster construction moves and more acquisition over the course of the offseason" External link

annistonstar Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Ryan's going to see some time at first base,” “He's open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Ryan Braun ) : “Ryan’s going to see some time at first base,” “He’s open to it. He understands it. We certainly believe he can play over there at a good level, so that will be part of the rotation in 2020 but that will not be his exclusive position” External link

suntimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I’m never going to close the door on having depth,” “But I’d say if we were going into the season today, we’d feel good about where we are” External link

annistonstar Tuesday, December 17, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I'm never going to close the door on having depth," "But I'd say if we were going into the season today, we'd feel good about where we are" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “That’s a sign of a really good player who reached a really high level but wasn’t satisfied so he pushed himself a little bit further,” “Generally, that indicates that the trend will continue” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “When he’s able to stay healthy, he’s been effective,” “He’s someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “He’s among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that’s one of the reasons he’s had some success,” “In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We’re never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options,” “But we do think we’re making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that’s going to be very competitive” External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Brett Anderson ) : “Any time there have been injuries and have missed time or a player has missed time because of an injury like Brett has over the course of his career, there's going to be an increased emphasis placed on that,” “But we are comfortable, based on durability last year when he logged over 175 innings and made over 30 starts, that we have a player who is capable of making a similar output for us moving forward” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "When he's able to stay healthy, he's been effective," "He's someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He's among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that's one of the reasons he's had some success," "In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options," "But we do think we're making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that's going to be very competitive" External link

annistonstar Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "When he's able to stay healthy, he's been effective," "He's someone who throws strikes consistently, he keeps the ball on the ground and we like the additional left-handed presence he gives us in our rotation" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He's among the leaders in keeping the ball on the ground and that's one of the reasons he's had some success," "In a home run heavy environment like we are right now — not only at Miller Park but all around baseball — keeping the ball in the park is a benefit" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're never going to close the door on increasing our depth and increasing our options," "But we do think we're making progress toward filling out a starting rotation that's going to be very competitive" External link

southernminn Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our priority is to build a team by opening day," External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are still a whole lot of options left, both in the free-agent market and via trade,” External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our priority is to build a team by opening day," External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “There are still a whole lot of options left, both in the free-agent market and via trade,” External link

forbes Friday, December 13, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "This has been a conversation that has been ongoing since the start of the offseason, really," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Omar Narvaez ) : "All players have areas for growth and all players have areas where they can seek improvement and in this case, Omar's area for growth is on the defensive side," "He is aware of that and he understands that. We will work hard with him to help in that area. I know he's willing to work hard in that area and frankly, it's a place where have had some success in the past helping players improve" External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "For his one year in our organization, he handled himself very well," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "At this point, we remain engaged on all fronts — trades and free agency," "It's always difficult to know whether anything gets done at the winter meetings, but I do think it will be a busy week for us from a discussion standpoint and continuing to understand what's on the market" External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We are excited to add two young, dynamic players to our organization,” External link

annistonstar Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns told : “We did not have good shortstop production last year (.612 OPS, last in the National League) and we have been open about that,” External link

annistonstar Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “And they deserve credit to be ambitious enough to explore whatever they’re exploring,” “I think that’s what good leadership and good front offices do” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “And they deserve credit to be ambitious enough to explore whatever they’re exploring,” “I think that’s what good leadership and good front offices do” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Eric Thames ) : "The first base market, as is usually the case, is fairly robust," "Eric did a wonderful job for us and as I said, we're certainly not closing the door on bringing him back. We'll see where the offseason takes us and where the market takes us" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Chase was one of the first major trades we made as a front office and as an organization after I got here," "He was here when the team wasn't very good and he was also a key contributor in years when we were pretty good. So we really appreciate his contributions to the organization. He's been a great Brewer and we wish him well" External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league season and we're excited to have him," External link

annistonstar Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Given there was a team that clearly had interest in him and we were able to get back a prospect that we liked, we thought it was the right move to make,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league system,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Eric Thames ) : "The first base market, as is usually the case, is fairly robust," "Eric did a wonderful job for us and as I said, we're certainly not closing the door on bringing him back. We'll see where the offseason takes us and where the market takes us" External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Chase was one of the first major trades we made as a front office and as an organization after I got here," "He was here when the team wasn't very good and he was also a key contributor in years when we were pretty good. So we really appreciate his contributions to the organization. He's been a great Brewer and we wish him well" External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We think he fills in nicely at the upper levels of the minor league season and we're excited to have him," External link

southernminn Monday, November 4, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “I’m proud that we have maintained a consistently high level of play,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s tough to pinpoint what this (off-season) will look like,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We’re going to have to spend a lot of effort internally determining what to do (with Shaw)," "By the time we get to December we’ll have a decision" External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don’t think it’s particularly controversial that I’d love to have both of them back," External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "I don’t think it’s particularly controversial that I’d love to have both of them back," External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The great thing about our ownership group is it’s an ongoing conversation about where our resources are, and the level of resources we can commit in any one year,” External link

forbes Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We recognize that this wasn’t a perfect year,” “But overall I’m very proud of the effort and where we got to as an organization this year” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Whether the realities of the market permit that and whether the realities of the free-agent market permit that is something we will have to evaluate as we go through the offseason,” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Travis had a really rough year,” “He believes he’s a better player than that. I certainly believe he’s a better player than that. We’ve seen that from him previously. We’ve seen a player who can contribute at a really high level consistently over multiple years. What to expect from Travis going forward is something we’re going to have to spend a lot of time on” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization,” “So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training” External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization," "So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training" External link

annistonstar Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Our (ownership) group has repeatedly demonstrated that they are willing to put the resources into this team, to have a competitive product year in and year out and that’s our goal as an organization," "So, we continue to have those discussions throughout the entirety of the offseason. Then, we’ll see where the team, the roster and ultimately the payroll land as we get closer to spring training" External link

southernminn Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think each team evaluates its own unique situation,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

arkansasonline Friday, September 13, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

fox13memphis Friday, September 13, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "Look, at this point I think what we're assuming and planning for is that Christian is not going to play again this season in any capacity," External link

wsau Friday, September 13, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We do not anticipate any long-term effects, which is the best news of all," External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I think we all just felt relieved for Christian," "This was weighing on him. I know he didn’t want to have to go through surgery, so to get this news — assuming the second opinion corroborates this news — that’s really good" External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're going to continue to talk about that today and tomorrow but given the early results of how he felt yesterday, how he's recovering this morning, it's probably safe to say that he should be back on a major league mound within a week," "We don't know the exact day yet or how we'll implement that, but I'd say some point over the next week we'll see him on a Major League mound pitching for us" External link

southernminn Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We do not anticipate any long-term effects, which is the best news of all," External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "I think we all just felt relieved for Christian," "This was weighing on him. I know he didn’t want to have to go through surgery, so to get this news — assuming the second opinion corroborates this news — that’s really good" External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We're going to continue to talk about that today and tomorrow but given the early results of how he felt yesterday, how he's recovering this morning, it's probably safe to say that he should be back on a major league mound within a week," "We don't know the exact day yet or how we'll implement that, but I'd say some point over the next week we'll see him on a Major League mound pitching for us" External link

annistonstar Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wsoctv Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point, what we're assuming and playing for is that Christian is not going to play again this season in any capacity," External link

wsaw Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : ”At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wsoctv Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

kiro7 Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

wftv Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Christian Yelich ) : "At this point we have good news on Christian based on the MRIs and additional imagining he took yesterday," External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We don’t have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now,” External link

annistonstar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

annistonstar Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

southernminn Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We don't have a definitive time frame other than we know he will be out the remainder of the season right now," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've demonstrated that we can fill innings creatively," External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We believe these moves help this team," "We wanted to add to the depth of our pitching staff and we think that we were able to do that. We know we're going to have to play more consistently these last two months, we know we're going to have to play ore consistently the last two months and I believe that we will" External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We've demonstrated that we can fill innings creatively," External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We believe these moves help this team," "We wanted to add to the depth of our pitching staff and we think that we were able to do that. We know we're going to have to play more consistently these last two months, we know we're going to have to play ore consistently the last two months and I believe that we will" External link

forbes Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : ”I think every season takes its own twists and turns, and every season brings up unexpected situations and circumstances,” “Certainly, we went into the season with what we thought was a very deep pitching staff with numbers we thought could help us get through the rigors of a major league season” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “I think Bradley understands that there’s a whole other side of the industry that fascinates him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We’ve proven, I think, over the last couple of years that we’re willing to make challenging decisions, and we’re willing to move on from players when the time comes," "We also have to be really careful when we do that. At this point, we have a lot of trust and faith in players who have performed in the past and have contributed for us in the past. That’s where we’re going to go right now. It’s really nice to have Keston perform like he has, to come to the Major Leagues and perform like he did here over a couple of weeks. We think he’s going to be a really good Major League player" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It’s an early-season matchup between two teams that are probably going to be pretty good and probably going to see a lot of each other over the course of this year,” “We know every game in this division and this is certainly one of them” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Look, guys go into defensive slumps,” “We focused on the entirety of what we think he can contribute to our team, and we think it’s meaningful: He’s a very good receiver, he’s a good framer, he handles a pitching staff well, and he can control the running game” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “It doesn’t feel all that much different,” “We recognize this is a really good division and we’re looking forward to the competition” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “at this point we think it’s just a little arm fatigue,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “It’s tough to do in the regular season,” “We’re going to be open-minded and Craig has been great about pieces together the best possible way to get 27 outs. We’re going to continue to do that, but are going to have to lean on a starting rotation more than we did in the playoffs” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “It doesn’t feel all that much different,” “We recognize this is a really good division and we’re looking forward to the competition” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “at this point we think it’s just a little arm fatigue,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Craig Counsell ) : “It’s tough to do in the regular season,” “We’re going to be open-minded and Craig has been great about pieces together the best possible way to get 27 outs. We’re going to continue to do that, but are going to have to lean on a starting rotation more than we did in the playoffs” External link

chicagotribune Monday, March 11, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "It's a long period, but we've got time," "There's no rush here. This is a player who hasn't played in the major leagues for two years, and he recognizes that there's a significant amount of work to be done before he can get back on the field" External link

cjonline Monday, February 25, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox11online Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us,” “We may have to take that into account in July, but we’ll see where we are at that point and make our plans then” External link

dcourier Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

charlotteobserver Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

tri-cityherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

sunherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kansascity Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

islandpacket Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

thenewstribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

bradenton Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We certainly got a little more aggressive this year in free agency than we probably anticipated at the front end of the offseason but that was due to the opportunities presented to us," "We may have to take that into account in July, but we'll see where we are at that point and make our plans then" External link

wftv Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “You can see how our construction and design companies have in a very short span transitioned this into one of the best complexes in all of baseball,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “The timing helps just the energy we have as an organization,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “You can see how our construction and design companies have in a very short span transitioned this into one of the best complexes in all of baseball,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "They are excited for the start of baseball season," External link

eagletribune Friday, February 8, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “They are excited for the start of baseball season,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, February 8, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I’ve felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization,” “I’m thankful to Mark and our entire ownership group that I will continue to enjoy that privilege for years to come.&nbsp; The success we’ve enjoyed during my time with the Brewers stems from the hard work and skill of our entire front office staff, scouts, coaches, and, most importantly, our players.&nbsp; Collectively, we aspire to push our organization to yet unreached heights.&nbsp; I am also thrilled to share this news today with Rick, whose consistent guiding hand has allowed our business operation to achieve levels of success unheard of in markets our size” External link

forbes Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : “Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I’ve felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization,” “I’m thankful to Mark and our entire ownership group that I will continue to enjoy that privilege for years to come. The success we’ve enjoyed during my time with the Brewers stems from the hard work and skill of our entire front office staff, scouts, coaches, and, most importantly, our players. Collectively, we aspire to push our organization to yet unreached heights. I am also thrilled to share this news today with Rick, whose consistent guiding hand has allowed our business operation to achieve levels of success unheard of in markets our size” External link

forbes Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "Since the day I took this job and moved to Milwaukee, I've felt privileged to live in this community, serve our passionate fan base, and help lead this organization," External link

upi Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he’s one of the best receivers in baseball,” “He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason,” “As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he’s one of the best receivers in baseball,” “He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : “Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason,” “As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "He provides us an offensive force — a powerful force — in the middle of our lineup and he's one of the best receivers in baseball," "He handles a pitching staff exceptionally well" External link

macon Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "Mark encouraged us to pursue every avenue possible to improve this team throughout the offseason," "As this opportunity became a possibility, Mark and this ownership group authorized us to stretch our resources beyond their normal constraints" External link

macon Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

David Stearns replied ( about Mark Attanasio ) : “Certainly (owner Mark Attanasio) and our ownership group have proven that where there’s an investment that makes sense from a baseball perspective, they’re going to be supportive” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, December 23, 2018 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Stearns replied ( about Mark Attanasio ) : “Certainly (owner Mark Attanasio) and our ownership group have proven that where there’s an investment that makes sense from a baseball perspective, they’re going to be supportive” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, December 23, 2018 12:02:00 AM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are excited to add another talented left-handed reliever to our bullpen," External link

annistonstar Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:28:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We are excited to add another talented left-handed reliever to our bullpen," External link

southernminn Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:22:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "This is likely going to be a different-looking off-season for us," External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "We want to get better and however we can do that, we're going to be open-minded to it," "We understand we have the ability to bring our entire team back, more or less. That's a nice position to be in and we're not going to force anything but wherever we see opportunities to get better, we're going to take action. We're involved in every conversation out there and we're going to continue to be" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said : "There are options out there, no question," "What we have to determine is what is the best fit for our team" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Hernan Perez ) : "We do think (Perez and Saladino), provide internal options there and we do have youth coming from Triple-A as well, which we're very excited about," "But whether it's internally or externally, we're going to have to fill this position" External link

forbes Monday, December 10, 2018 1:37:00 PM EAT

David Stearns said ( about Chase Anderson ) : "Signing Chase to a multi-year contract furthers our strategy to acquire, develop and retain talent throughout our organization," External link

upi Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:10:00 PM EAT



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general manager39.29%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
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Matt Arnold said ( about David Stearns ) : "David is such a good person, such a great person to work for, and gives us the freedom to turn over rocks and throw some bad ideas at him sometimes, and such a great listener and collaborator across the board," "My focus here is just to continue to partner with him and do what we can to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to bring a championship here to Milwaukee" External link

southernminn Friday, November 20, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : “There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Attanasio said ( about David Stearns ) : "There’s nothing that David didn’t do this offseason that he wouldn’t have done if we’d have had a different budget number," External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT