Curt Hogg | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

Disciples of Uecker

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

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Brewers Camp Battles: Reserve Outfielders

The temperature will reach the 70s in Maryvale, Arizona, this weekend. Football season has run its course and the city of Seattle will soon be holding a large parade through the streets to celebrate the return of their beloved Mariners. Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow… [More]

Revealing my DoU Hall of Greatness Ballot

I tried a bit of a paradoxical approach to my Disciples of Uecker Hall of Greatness ballot this year in taking my vote seriously, yet not taking it seriously at all. Why? It all stemmed from the actual Baseball Hall of Fame takeaway earlier this… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Bullpen Help, Trades, Pythagorean Record

“Who do you see winning the 1st base job and can we see them adding another reliever with closing experience?” -@steelmann58 Considering how seemingly all my free agent predictions this winter have been just about wrong except the Aoki-for-a-lefty deal, take the exact opposite of… [More]

Remembering Jeremy Hermida

By on January 27, 2014

Remembering Jeremy Hermida

Remember Jeremy Hermida, the guy who hit a grand slam in his first career at-bat? Remember Jeremy Hermida, whose name is mentioned in the same sentence as Kevin Kouzamoff for achieving that rare feat? Remember Jeremy Hermida, who was once the Marlins top prospect? Remember… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Ranks, (More) Yuni, Starting Rotation

“Rank the top 5 SPs right now and what you expect at the end of the season.” -@KyleAshauer Right now, I’ll take (in no order), Clayton Kershaw, Felix Hernandez, Max Scherzer, Cliff Lee, Justin Verlander End of the year? Let’s go with Kershaw, Hernandez, Verlander,… [More]

Lyle Overbay or Juan Francisco?

Just when you think that Lyle Overbay bobblehead of yours back from 2005 was nothing more than an antique, the Brewers signed the 37-year-old first baseman to a minor league contract Monday, adding to an already-crowded group of corner infielders. Just over a week ago,… [More]

Reports: Brewers closing in on deal with 1B Mark Reynolds

Don’t look now, but the Brewers are lighting up the free agency market. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported that the Brewers are making a push to sign first baseman Mark Reynolds,¬†and now multiple media outlets, including Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal and’s Adam McCalvy, have… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: A Buffet of Goodies

As I do every Wednesday on Twitter, I ask for questions for the upcoming mailbag. This week, I added that I was taking “literally anything and I’m not kidding”, hoping to get some gems. And you guys responded. And it was beautiful. Kind of like… [More]

Brewers Sign Zach Duke to Minor League Deal

After waiting patiently all winter, the Brewers have now made a big splash in free agency, announcing the signing of LHP Zach Duke Wednesday to a minor league deal, two days after signing Greg Golson to another minor league deal. Duke, 30, will be invited… [More]

No, Jonathan Lucroy is not an option at first base

The Brewers, as we all are well aware of, have been irregularly quiet this off-season. General manager Doug Melvin hasn’t made any free agent signings, but, despite this, I don’t have much of a problem with how the roster is currently constructed. The offense has… [More]