Jaymes Langrehr | Disciples of Uecker - Part 8

Disciples of Uecker

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Contract tender deadline nears

With teams having to tender contracts to players before December 1st, the Brewers have some interesting decisions to make over the next five days. Following the Great Outright Roster Purge of Early November, the Brewers have five arbitration-eligible players remaining on their roster: Carlos Gomez,… [More]

2009 Draft starting to show returns in Brewers 40-man picks

The deadline to protect minor league players from the Rule 5 draft is today, and with six open spots on the 40-man roster, the Brewers have protected five — none of which are a total surprise. #Brewers add RHP Nick Bucci, RHP Hiram Burgos, OF… [More]

With Rule 5 deadline looming, Brewers have decisions to make

The deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 draft is Tuesday, and the Brewers will have some decisions to make when it comes to some of their better minor leaguers. There are six available spots on the team’s 40-man roster, but recently assistant GM… [More]

Ryan Braun (surprisingly?) finishes 2nd in NL MVP voting

In 2012, Ryan Braun was first in the NL in OPS. First in total bases. First in home runs. First in slugging. First in ISO. First in WPA/LI. First in wOBA. Tied for first in wRC+. And second in the National League Most Valuable Player… [More]

Aoki finishes 5th in NL Rookie of the Year voting

Norichika Aoki never really had a chance to win Rookie of the Year. He didn’t get the Bryce Harper hype. He wasn’t an All-Star like Wade Miley. He wasn’t on a division-winner like Todd Frazier. But he did have an excellent rookie season, and he… [More]

Braun wins 5th straight Silver Slugger

Ryan Braun missed out on the Hank Aaron award and the prevailing opinion is he’ll miss out on the MVP, but at least he’ll take away one piece of hardware from the 2012 season: Braun won his fifth consecutive Silver Slugger award Thursday. Looking at… [More]

Braun named an NL MVP “finalist,” but win still unlikely

It looks like the BBWAA is taking a page out of the Gold Glove book, announcing “finalists” for their awards Wednesday night with a special on MLB Network. Three finalists were named in each league for Rookie of the Year (winner announced November 12), Manager… [More]

Brewers continue to stockpile big arms, sign MiLB FA Olmsted

One of the best ways for smaller-market clubs to build a bullpen is to stockpile as many live arms as possible. Sure, quite a few will have control issues — that’s why they’re relievers — but build up a surplus of flamethrowers and odds are… [More]

Two former Brewers in Law’s Top 50 Free Agents list

With free agency officially starting, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual list of Top 50 free agents (Insider-only link) on the market. Two former Brewers made the list: Shaun Marcum at #23 and Francisco Rodriguez at #46. Law has Marcum as the 10th-best starting pitcher… [More]

4th member of 2012 bullpen gone as Loe picks FA

The purging of would-be-arbitration-eligible players continued for the Brewers on Friday, as Travis Ishikawa was outrighted to the minors and Kameron Loe elected free agency after his own outright assignment. Ishikawa hit .257/.329/.428 for the Brewers in 2012 as the team’s primary backup at first… [More]