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Brewers’ Minor League Rookie of the Year Awards for 2018

With minor league prospects of the year being given out by the organization (Corey Ray and Zack Brown) on top of “Rookie of the Year” discussions in full-swing as we head into the final bits of the regular season, I figured it was only fair… [More]

Do the Farm Systems Line-Up for a Josh Harrison Trade?

It isn’t often that we can talk about other teams in relation to the Brewers on this site, but the pivotal off-season environment of the NL Central is too important for Milwaukee and its fans not to take notice of. Earlier this week, the Pittsburgh… [More]

This is It: The Pinnacle of the Farm System (Mid-season Rank)

With numerous outlets sharing their top-100 prospects, we figured that it was time to take a look into our own.  But something more caught our eyes – our winning season.  Because of this, looking at a prospect system this plum-full with talent should warrant some… [More]

Live Draft Coverage: What Might Happen in the 2017 Draft (Part Two)

Welcome to the real-time Draft Coverage!  Post your thoughts on the draft as we move along the next few days. Looking into last season’s draft, a number of teams appeared to be in a similar position than the Brewers this year.  The Padres (picks #… [More]

Draft Notes: Potential Selections Beyond the First Round (Part One)

So far, our coverage of the 2017 MLB Draft has been focused on the first round names that have been fluttering around the Twitter universe.  However, we’ve all seen just how impressive the picks after the first one can be (see Lucas Erceg, Corbin Burnes,… [More]

1st 2017 Series Preview: The Mile-High come to Miller Park

RHP Jon Gray tossing one of his famous mid-upper 90’s fastballs to Jonathan Villar during the 2016 season. Team Matchup Historical Series: 63-70 (but 39-27 at Miller Park!) 2016 Series: 5-1 GAME ONE: LHP Jon Gray vs. RHP Junior Guerra Gray in 2016: 29 GS,… [More]

Miller Park Myth: Ground Ball Ratios at Home, Overall

  It is a common theme to hear from writers and fans: ground ball pitchers are ideal to have in the Miller Park environment.  The topic appears to make sense, as our home stadium leans towards favoring offensive abilities compared to pitchers.  Statistically-speaking, the more… [More]

A Tale of Two Toolsy Prospects: Brinson & Harrison

We hear it about a large number of prospects: “He’s a toolsy, raw player.  [Insert prospect name here] has some awesome talent, I can’t wait to see when he reaches the majors. He could be an all-star some day if he hits his potential.” But… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: Third Basemen

Since there are only six names that are third base regulars, I’m just going to list the players in a general list like my usual “top 5” categories.  For the list, then, I would focus more on the top four as having solid/interesting potential, with… [More]

2017 Prospect Overview: Second Basemen

With the continuation of the positional prospect overviews, I’ve taken a look at the second basemen within the organization.  One major thing to note is the lack of potential at the position, as only one or two prospects may actually have a shot at reaching… [More]