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Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Jake Covey

Roster Notes: Gennett/Jhan Marinez In, Rivera/Kirkman Out

In a flurry of moves yesterday, the Brewers have made a number of changes to the major league roster. The primary highlight of the moves was the return of 2B Scooter Gennett, who went 2-3 with two singles, a walk, and one strikeout in the… [More]

Trade Candidate Series: Red-Hot Chris Carter

Now that the 2016 season is well underway,  we’ll start to begin the Trade Candidate Series.  In these articles, we’ll cover numerous trade candidates the Brewers have going into the Trade Deadline this season.   It should be of no surprise to see the Crew… [More]

The Rising Possibility of Trading Ryan Braun

At the beginning of the season, the thought that Ryan Braun could be a trade commodity was slim to none.  Even with his strong production in 2015, all signs pointed to another season with fans on the edge of their seats crossing every finger possible… [More]

Secondary Rule 5 Rounds and an Update on 2016’s Picks

Typically, the popularity of the Rule 5 Draft has only gone as far as the first of the three rounds.  In that first round, players who are drafted must stay on both the 40-man roster and active roster – unless injured.  If teams do not… [More]

Adding an Outfielder: Which Player was Worth the Call

Photo credited to Rick Scuteri of USA Today Sports When the Brewers were in need of a starting pitcher last weekend, they called upon RHP Zach Davies to cover at least until RHP Matt Garza returned from injury.  But in that corresponding move, the Crew… [More]

The Curious Case of Josh Hader

When the Brewers pulled off the trade that sent CF Carlos Gomez and RHP Mike Fiers to Houston, all eyes were focused on the outfielders coming back in the deal.  Both Domingo Santana and Brett Phillips were perceived as sure-bets to break through to the… [More]

16 Prospects to Hit the Majors in 2016

With the start of the upper-minor league seasons, the most important part of the organization’s strength will be on full-display.  Over 100 Brewers prospects will begin their own pursuits to make it to the parent club.  For this season, young players will be more important… [More]

Roster Notes: Early Pitching Changes

The start of the first week of Brewers action has certainly been a busy one.  In a short period of time, two more names have hit the Disabled List, two players have been brought in to contribute to the major league squad, and another has… [More]

Brewers’ Bats: Have We Seen the Worst Offense of the Rebuild Already?

With the new-look offense the Brewers have assembled this year, many assume that the offense will pan out worse compared to the second-half of 2015 – when the rebuild first began.  Because of the departures of OF Carlos Gomez, 3B Aramis Ramirez, and OF Gerardo… [More]

Hype Check: A Recent History of Spring Training Statistics

After Spring Training is all said and done, many fans and sports enthusiasts flock to analyze the stats finally set out in front of them.  For the Brewers this year, names like OF Keon Broxton, C Jonathon Lucroy, INF Yadiel Rivera, and LHP Chris Capuano… [More]