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Brewers Top Prospect Jimmy Nelson Starting off Strong

The Brewers farm system isn’t exactly highly touted around the major leagues–rather, it’s usually the exact opposite. Baseball Prospectus ranked Milwaukee 29th among all teams in their organizational rankings. Sporting News, benevolently, ranked them 28th. ESPN’s Keith Law ranked them dead last. One man–a bad,… [More]

Taking a Look at the Brewers Aggressive Offensive Approach

The Brewers’ nine-game winning streak was snapped on Monday night at the hands of timely Cardinals hitting and a dominant Lance Lynn performance. A Jhonny Peralta solo homer got St. Louis on the board in the second inning, and Jon Jay put the game away… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Kendrys Morales, Platoons, BABIP, Carlos Gomez

@CyrtHogg Who is more likely to wind up in a Brewers uniform this year: Ike Davis or Kendrys Morales? — Tim Old (@timcyoung) April 10, 2014 After the endless Ike Davis rumors fell through this winter, it’s hard to see management continuing to pursue him… [More]

Ryan Braun Hits 3 Homers, Twitter Reacts

Dealing with a nagging inflamed thumb, noted worst man in baseball Ryan Braun ended the longest homerless streak in his career with a three-homer performance that led the Brewers to their fourth consecutive victory in a 10-4 drubbing of the Phillies. Now with second career game… [More]

Tyler Thornburg, Will Smith, and Bullpen Dominance

For me, this past weekend was spent in Arlington, Texas, at the Final Four. I was a giraffe. The Badgers lost to Kentucky. I ate my feelings away at Chick-Fil-A and Rudy’s Texas BBQ. On a less-depressing, Seth Davis-deprived scene, the Brewers swept the Red… [More]

Kyle Lohse’s Costly Mistakes

Kyle Lohse looked like he had his dominant stuff–though maybe not as utterly dominant as what shut out the Braves in September–on Tuesday night. He struck out five hitters through his first three innings and, thanks to a good relay from Carlos Gomez to Jean… [More]

DoU 2014 MLB Predictions: Brewers, World Series, and Award Winners

From the staff at Disciples of Uecker, here are our 2014 MLB predictions, which will be fun to look back upon in October and laugh at how terribly wrong we were. Ryan Curt Nick Jaymes Jonathan NL Central Final Standings Cardinals (93) Cardinals (92) Cardinals… [More]

2014 Position Previews: Setup Man

Starters: Brandon Kintzler, Francisco Rodriguez Backups: Will Smith, Jim Henderson AAA Depth: Michael Blazek, Rob Wooten, Johnny Hellweg The future: Kevin Shackelford, Wei-Chung Wang, Barrett Astin Yesterday, Tim previewed the closer role for the Brewers. He talked about Canadian closers, eccentric personalities, and Brandon Kintzler’s awesomeness…. [More]

2014 Position Preview: Rotation Depth

Starters: Tyler Thornburg, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Replacement Depth: Zach Duke AAA Depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos, Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Alfredo Figaro The Future: Taylor Jungmann, Ariel Pena, Jorge Lopez As much attention as we give to the 25 players that break camp with… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: First Base

Starter: Mark Reynolds Backup: Juan Francisco/Lyle Overbay AAA Depth: Sean Halton, Jason Rogers, Hunter Morris The future: Nick Delmonico, Garrett Cooper, Nick Ramirez Just a few years removed from the days when Prince Fielder was the starter, backup, and future (sorry, Mat Gamel) at first base… [More]