- Part 2

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Toby Harrmann

The Brewers Trade for CC Sabathia!! Three Years Ago

It’s often said that it is impossible to judge a baseball trade until well after the fact. It takes time to see if Major League players make a difference for their new teams, and it takes even longer to see if prospects pan out. It’s… [More]

Twenty(four) questions with Jimmy Nelson

Wisconsin Timber Rattler right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nelson was drafted by the Brewers in the second round of the 2010 June amateur draft out of the University of Alabama. This past offseason Baseball America named Nelson the 10th best prospect in the Brewers’ system, calling the… [More]

Presented Without Comment: Fielder’s Next Contract?

This past Monday, Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jon Heyman asked a few baseball agents and executives to guess what Prince Fielder’s next contract will look like. Here were the predictions: Agent No. 1: $125 million, 5 years Agent No. 2: $150 million, 6 years Executive… [More]

Who are the Brewers’ next three starting pitchers?

The Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation has been absolutely stellar so far. The group owns only the 8th best ERA in the National League (a modest 3.85 mark), but they’ve pitched better than that, posting the 4th best FIP (3.43) and WAR (8.0), as well as… [More]

Big strikeout pitchers like Greinke and their ERAs

Note: this was lifted almost verbatim from a thread at Brewerfan. But I lifted it from myself and my own research (research on a Friday night, no less), so I don’t feel bad about it. The question: Is it possible for Zack Greinke to continue… [More]

Presented Without Comment: Two Aces, Clubbed

For your examination, I present two pitchers. Both men pitched for the Brewers during their age 27 season. Both men were acquired by the Brewers at a substantial cost in prospects. Both men were expected to lead playoff pushes. Both men posted higher-than-expected ERAs to… [More]

The Case for Taylor Green

In a season of wonderful story lines on a fun, confident and winning Milwaukee Brewers baseball club, there have not been many players performing under expectations, whether modest or magnificent. Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun are both hitting with MVP-type authority. The pitching staff, especially… [More]

Brewers’ 15th Overall Draft Pick Prediction

After discussing the possible outcomes of the 12th overall pick, let’s move on to handicapping the second pick that the Milwaukee Brewers have in the first round of today’s Major League amateur draft, the 15th overall. The 15th overall pick 15% chance – Cory Spangenberg,… [More]

Brewers’ 12th Overall Draft Pick Prediction

With the 12th and 15th picks in the first round of the Major League amateur draft later today, the Milwaukee Brewers have a prime opportunity to replenish the top tier talent their minor league system lost due to their offseason acquisitions of Zack Greinke and… [More]

Javier Baez Impressive in Brewers Workout

Javier Baez, a highly touted prep shortstop from the state of Florida, had a pre-draft workout with the Brewers yesterday at Miller Park. A source who watched Baez take batting practice told me that the young Puerto Rican native hit almost two dozen home runs… [More]