- Part 44

Disciples of Uecker

We'd like to go to the Playoffs, that would be cool.

Posts by J.P. Breen

Video: Ryan Braun On Winning Appeal

***** Full video of Ryan Braun’s statement regarding his winning appeal against charges that he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in October 2011:

Reactions To Braun’s Appeal Victory

A wide range of opinions have hit the baseball blogosphere since Thursday afternoon, when news broke that Ryan Braun won his appeal. I thought it useful to gather some of the more interesting articles together in one place for your viewing/reading pleasure this morning. Mark… [More]

Ryan Braun And His Bittersweet Victory

Ryan Braun will not serve a 50-game suspension for violating the league’s PED policy. News broke on Thursday evening that Braun won his appeal, via a 2-1 decision, yet that has not stopped an extremely vocal segment of baseball fans from maintaining his guilt. According… [More]

Podcast — Episode 2.2: “The New Voice of the Huntsville Stars”

The Bernie’s Crew Podcast returns this week with talk about the beginning of spring training, Prince Fielder, and a whole lotta prospects. This episode also features Alex Cohen, the brand new play-by-play announcer for the Brewers’ Double-A affiliate, the Huntsville Stars. You can follow Alex… [More]

Spring Training Notes: Greinke, Rogers, Braddock

We find ourselves treading water in what is always an awkward two week window. Spring training has officially started, yet games are not yet being played. The news cycles are largely bereft of substantial news and filled with “best shape of his life” and “looking… [More]

Mike Cameron Retires

By on February 20, 2012

Mike Cameron Retires

Former Brewers center fielder Mike Cameron announced his retirement over the weekend. The announcement marks the end of a 17-year career that featured three Gold Glove awards, one All-Star appearance, and seven different organizations. He was a diamond in the rough, an 18th-round pick out… [More]

Presented Without Comment: Nyjer Morgan, Filmmaker

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Podcast — Episode 2.1: “Mat Gamel Is Not Jeremy Lin”

Bernie’s Crew the blog may not longer remain in existence, but The Bernie’s Crew Podcast returns for a second season. This week, we were joined by minor league right-hander Casey Medlen for an enjoyable interview. You can follow Casey on Twitter at @cmeds. Here is the… [More]

Potential Minor League Rotations

The Brewers are in a fortunate position in which the vast majority of their big league roster has been settled. It speaks to the talent on the roster that most guys do not have to worry about fighting for an Opening Day roster spot. Several… [More]

The Importance of Jonathan Lucroy

With the departure of Prince Fielder and the possible 50-game suspension for Ryan Braun, much of the focus has been on whether or not the Brewers’ offense can produce enough offense to avoid beginning the 2012 season in a huge hole. Naturally, that question has… [More]