J.P. Breen | Disciples of Uecker - Part 23

Disciples of Uecker

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2012 Season In Review: Position Players

With the 2012 campaign in the books for the Brewers, I will look back and analyze the season this week in three different parts: position players, starting rotation, and bullpen. The purpose of these articles is not to look forward and project future performance. Instead,… [More]

Some 2012 Brewers Video Highlights

Feeling some Brewers withdrawal now that the regular season is completed? Watch some of the best parts of the season:

Ben Sheets Retires, A Retrospective

On Wednesday afternoon, Ben Sheets threw one scoreless inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates and officially retired from baseball. For good. “I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt I’m not playing again,” Sheets said. “No matter what, there is not enough help or money… [More]

Quick Hits: Marcum, Braun, Gomez, Gallardo

The Brewers may be statistically eliminated from the postseason race, but they still put together a quality win last night against the Padres. An overwhelming sense of hope surrounds this team for the upcoming ’13 season — which certainly bodes well for ticket sales next… [More]

Podcast, Episode 2.22: “Arguing About Corey Hart”

Despite the tough losses this week that have put a significant damper on the Brewers’ postseason dreams, Ryan and I return with another episode of the podcast for your listening pleasure. Here is the agenda: Introduction Mailbag 2013 Starting Rotation Carlos Gomez Contract Extension? Rickie… [More]

Quick Hits: Lucroy, Aoki, Kintzler

In a must-win game against the Cincinnati Reds, right-hander Shaun Marcum tossed six innings of one-run baseball, and the offense provided more than enough firepower to propel the Brewers to a victory. Combined with a St. Louis Cardinals loss against the Houston Astros, Milwaukee moved back… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Segura, Fiers, Coulter

“Does Jean Segura’s recent streak at the plate give you more/less confidence for 2013, and why?” — @KyleAshauer Over his last 16 games, Segura is hitting a robust .365/.441/.481 with a pair of doubles and triples. That’s certainly a marked improvement from his performance throughout… [More]

ESPN’s David Schoenfield On The Brewers

Sitting down to write an article about yesterday’s shutout victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, I ran across this article from ESPN’s David Schoenfield. It made several worthwhile points, and instead of simply rehashing the points in different verbiage, I thought it prudent to let David’s… [More]

Podcast, Episode 2.21: “Ryan, The Cubs Fan”

The last time we had a podcast, Ryan and I were attempting to temper the excitement surrounding an improbable Brewers’ postseason run. About a week-and-a-half later, though, the Brewers are only 2.5 games out of the second Wild Card position and playing extremely solid baseball…. [More]

2012 Already a Success

By on September 13, 2012

2012 Already a Success

Successful seasons in baseball are measured by postseason berths. It’s relatively universal. Is your favorite team playing meaningful baseball in October? The answer to that question serves as an objective and stable measuring stick by which all baseball teams — perhaps outside of New York… [More]