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Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Jake Covey

Waiver Claims Proving Fruitful For Crew

When most of the baseball world hears the word ‘transaction’, our ears perk up to listen to the recent trade or free agency signing a team has made.  Occasionally, the move may even be a call-up of a top prospect or a corresponding move after… [More]

Re-Ranked Top Prospect List (Mid-August)

1) SS Orlando Arcia (Last Ranked #1):  Fans finally got a chance to see the top prospect in action, as he played his first major league game on the second of August.  Though he went hitless in the first two games, he came through and… [More]

Post-Deadline Top 15 Prospects

After yesterday’s trade chaos, the Brewers acquired a number of intriguing prospects in return for their major-league assets.  Here were the deals that were spun (or almost spun) by GM David Stearns: Trade # 0.5: Brewers traded C Jonathan Lucroy to Indians for C Fransisco… [More]

Pre-Deadline Top 15 Prospects

In what seems like a surreal moment, our beloved Milwaukee Brewers may look a lot different after the coming days’ flurry of trade speculation and final trades.  With rumors swirling about Jonathan Lucroy, Jeremy Jeffress, Will Smith, and a number of others, the major league… [More]

Trade Candidate Series: Jonathan Lucroy

When fans question the strength of a position in the Brewers order tis year, there has never been any legitimate worry about one of the most difficult positions to fill: catcher.  30-year old Jonathan Lucroy has been a mainstay in the order for the last… [More]

A First Half Recap: Team Breakdowns and Awards

Even though it seems as if the start of the 2016 season was just yesterday, the second half of the major league season begins on Friday in Cincinnati.  While the Brewers appear to be sellers at the August 1st Trade Deadline, there was much to… [More]

Mark Loretta Trade Tree Still Bearing Fruit

A couple of years ago, I had come across an article on Grantland written by Ben Lindbergh.  He had compiled a list of each teams’ longest transaction tree, and ranked them based upon their age of origin.  These trees act almost as family ones, where… [More]

Trade Candidate Series: Aaron Hill

With the 2016 Trade Deadline a matter of weeks away, trade speculations  and rumors have begun to take off.  Many fans have heard and read the myriad of Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun speculations, but there are a number of other players on the roster… [More]

Potential Top 100 Pitching Prospects to Target

In last week’s MLB draft, it seemed as though the Brewers had a serious shot at filling a pitching void and drafting a high-profile arm.  By the end of the draft, us fans saw a number of interesting picks that may shape the future of… [More]

A Draft Recap of Days 1 & 2

First Round, Pick #5: OF Corey Ray (Louisville) -5’11” 185 lbs.  Age 21 (9/22/94) As many analysts would have it, the Brewers selected Corey Ray with the Number 5 pick. Although falling just short of 6’0″, Ray features immense all-around talent both in terms of… [More]