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High-Risk Talent & Establishing a Future Core

Aside from the trade market, major-league organizations have two options for acquiring amateur talent: the MLB Draft and the international market. The Milwaukee Brewers had developed a reputation for being conservative in both areas. They seemingly prioritized collegiate talent in the Draft, and they didn’t… [More]

Four (Including Bud Selig) Inducted into Hall of Greatness

Last week, we opened the ’14 ballot for the DoU Hall of Greatness. Many of you submitted ballots and voiced your opinion for which Milwaukee baseball icons should be enshrined on the site. (You can see the current Hall of Greatness members here.) The votes… [More]

’14 DoU Hall of Greatness: Voting Now Open!

It’s been slightly over a year since we unveiled The DoU Hall of Greatness and asked our readers to vote for the players, managers and officials who made a profound impact on baseball in Milwaukee. Readers inducted 17 members into the Hall of Greatness in… [More]

Saying Goodbye (Kinda) & Starting Anew at DoU

Dear Readers, As the owner and main voice of Disciples of Uecker, I haven’t been upholding my end the bargain in terms of the writer-reader relationship. It’s been painfully obvious. The winter meetings are upon us, and I haven’t even had time to outline my… [More]

An Open Letter From Mark Attanasio

On Saturday, Brewers owner Mark Attanasio released a letter to the fans that addressed the Brewers’ disappointing ’13 season and a high-level overview of the upcoming campaign. Here is a brief taste: Dear Brewers Fans: On behalf of everyone at the Brewers organization, from players… [More]

Carlos Gomez Wins Gold Glove

By on October 30, 2013

Carlos Gomez Wins Gold Glove

The Milwaukee Brewers hadn’t celebrated a Gold Glove winner since Robin Yount won the award in 1982 for his work at shortstop. On Tuesday, though, the lengthy drought ended when Carlos Gomez was named the ’13 Gold Glove Award winner in center field. It’s perhaps the least-surprising… [More]

Arizona Fall League Action: Jungmann, Haniger, Goforth

As the Arizona Fall League rolls along in the desert, right-hander Taylor Jungmann took the mound for the first time, Mitch Haniger continues to mash in his first week of action, and a trio of Brewers’ relievers have seen plenty of action. Jungmann struggled throughout the year. He… [More]

Quick Hits: Arizona Fall League, Kevin Towers Is Crazy

I’ve been promising an offseason preview for the better part of a week. It’s coming. Life has gotten pretty hectic since my graduate program started a couple weeks ago, so you’ll have to excuse me for being a little late on the follow-through. I have… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Postseason, Pirates, Outfield

“How much harder will it be for the Brewers to revisit the postseason now that the Pirates have shaken off years of futility?”  —  @bobwait It’s impossible to quantify exactly how much more difficult it will be for the Brewers to make the postseason, but… [More]

Guest Article: How Brewers Should Try to Contend in ’14

Guest articles are not often featured on Disciples of Uecker. This week, though, I wanted to publish a guest article from Jonathan Judge, who is a regular reader of DoU. He occasionally contributes to the FanGraphs Community blog, and I linked to an article of… [More]