Curt Hogg | Disciples of Uecker - Part 5

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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]

Was John Axford tipping his pitches with the Brewers?

When the Brewers traded reliever John Axford to St. Louis for reliever Michael Blazek on August 31, it seemed that the pitcher that had once saved 49 consecutive games for the team had lost his former magic. After the deal, however, it was apparent that… [More]

Enhancing the Scooter Gennett Bobblehead

The greatest aftermath stemming from the Brewers trading of Norichika Aoki to Kansas City for Will Smith wasn’t the effect it had on the starting rotation or the outfield depth, but rather on the more important things in life: Aoki lost his bobblehead day on June… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Brewers Batting Order, Hall of Fame, Roenicke

“Given the current roster, what is your preferred batting order?” -@acmccabe To make everything less complicated, I’m going to set my lineup adjusted for platoons at second and first base. I’ll put my lineup out there and then explain some of my thought process. Segura,… [More]

Expectations for Jean Segura

By on January 8, 2014

Expectations for Jean Segura

In the first half of the 2013 season, Jean Segura was on fire. Through June 28, he was on pace to hit .332 with 23 homers and steal 50 bases. He finished the first half with a .325/.363/.487 slash line with 11 home runs, eight triples,… [More]

Keys to Contending: Roster Depth

As we saw with the Angels over the last two seasons and with the Nationals in 2013, it’s not merely enough to construct a center-heavy roster that wins the always-fun preseason World Series. There’s much more to it creating a winning team than that. What… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: 2013 Milwaukee Brewers Awards

Even though the calendar year of 2013 is coming to an end within the next week, we knew that the year was over for the Milwaukee Brewers since their 6-22 month of May. It’s been a slow, sad progression to the conclusion of the year… [More]

Keys to Contending: Ryan Braun

By on December 27, 2013

Keys to Contending: Ryan Braun

2013 was not fun. Not for Ryan Braun nor the Brewers as a whole. The 2011 National League MVP only appeared in 61 games due to injury and a 60-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use and became public enemy number one to Yahoo! Sports writer Jeff… [More]

Home ImpBrewMent: Yovani Gallardo and Declining Velocity

It’s been the cause of a lot of talk recently, it was discussed on this week’s edition of the Disciples of Uecker podcast, and it’s hard to ignore: Yovani Gallardo suffered a down 2013 season, most obviously evidenced by his declining strikeout rates. On a… [More]