Jaymes Langrehr | Disciples of Uecker - Part 9

Disciples of Uecker

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Veras expected to declare free agency after outright assignment

When your bullpen puts up the worst ERA in the league as a unit and leads the league in blown saves, it’s safe to assume changes are coming in the offseason. Francisco Rodriguez and Livan Hernandez have already declared free agency, and now it appears… [More]

Brewers Gold Glove drought hits 30 years

The Brewers had two “nominees” for Gold Gloves heading into Tuesday night’s special on ESPN2, but came away empty-handed once again as neither Ryan Braun nor Aramis Ramirez came away with the award at their position. Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez beat out Braun and Atlanta’s Martin… [More]

Braun, Ramirez finalists for Gold Gloves

Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez don’t have reputations as elite defenders, but both are finalists for Gold Glove awards, as announced by the Brewers today. Braun is one of the three finalists for the NL’s left field award, joining Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez and Atlanta’s Martin… [More]

Josh Hamilton and The Rumor That Will Not Die

We’ve been through this before. In all likelihood, the Milwaukee Brewers won’t be signing Josh Hamilton this offseason. There’s a lot of reasons why, and we’ve already gone through a lot of them here at DoU. Yet for whatever reason, this is this year’s Rumor… [More]

Brewers bloggers name Braun MVP for 2nd straight year

For the second straight year, Ryan Braun is the Brewers’ team MVP as voted by 27 members of the Brewers blogosphere. Braun was the unanimous choice for team MVP, a first in the three years of blogosphere voting. Aramis Ramirez was the near-unanimous runner-up, collecting… [More]

Hernandez, Torrealba pick free agency over minors

Livan Hernandez and Yorvit Torrealba are now free agents after refusing outright assignments to the minors, the Brewers announced around noon Wednesday. In an unrelated move, reliever Jesus Sanchez was added to the 40-man roster. Hernandez appeared in 26 games this season for the Brewers… [More]

Brewers eliminated from playoff race, but optimism for 2013

In the end, early- and mid-season struggles were just too much to overcome for the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers were eliminated from playoff contention with their 7-0 loss to the Houston Astros, but those postseason dreams would have died anyway with St. Louis’ win… [More]

With 10 games left, math not on Milwaukee’s side

With their win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday, the Brewers improved to 79-73 on the year. Unfortunately for the Brewers, the St. Louis Cardinals also beat the Chicago Cubs, maintaining their 2.5 game lead for the second wildcard spot in the National League. The… [More]

Brewers trade cash for Yorvit Torrealba

It’s not often you see a trade with 13 games remaining on the schedule, but the Brewers acquired catcher Yorvit Torrealba from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. Milwaukee is sending cash to Toronto. Torrealba will be in uniform with the Brewers on Saturday, according… [More]

Notes and oddities on the Brewers’ 2013 schedule

Typically, schedule releases aren’t all that exciting. Everyone has 162 games with 81 home and 81 away. You see division rivals a lot. You have your standard Interleague rivalry series. The 2013 schedule comes with an added twist, though. Thanks to the Houston Astros’ move… [More]