- Part 5

Disciples of Uecker

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Posts by Jack Moore

Jeff Suppan: Remembering The (Kinda) Magical Month Of August 2008

With San Diego probable starter Cory Luebke injured, the Padres have called on an old friend for this evening’s series finale against the Brewers: Jeff Suppan. Milwaukee’s memories of Jeff Suppan are a bit less than special given his unfortunate performance over his four years… [More]

Bud Norris Finds Milwaukee Brewer Power Zones

Bud Norris had flashes of brilliance in last night’s loss against the Brewers, including six strikeouts — four in the third inning! Norris would be undone, however, by the home run ball. Repeated issues with home runs have kept Norris from ascending to anything more… [More]

Francisco Rodriguez’s Clutch Strikeout Of Matt Kemp

As with any extra-inning game, yesterday’s Brewers 3-2 victory over the Dodgers contained its fair share of dramatic moments. Prior to the Brewers’ rally in the bottom of the tenth inning, the biggest moment came in the top of the eighth inning as the Dodgers… [More]

Free DraftStreet Fantasy Baseball Contest — $200 In Prizes

Together with DraftStreet.com, Disciples of Uecker is proud to announce a free fantasy baseball contest running this Friday. For those who missed out on the yearly leagues we’re playing this year, this will be the perfect chance to test your fantasy mettle with the rest… [More]

Brewers Early Woes Attributable To Run Prevention

It’s easy to find the problem with the 4-6 Milwaukee Brewers. The team has allowed a National League worst 50 runs, and although some of that can be attributed to playing the Cardinals for three games — St. Louis has scored a league-high 47 runs,… [More]

Carlos Gomez Cares Not For Drawn In Infields

In the first inning of Tuesday’s 7-4 victory over the Cubs, Dale Sveum brought his infield in to face Aramis Ramirez in the first inning to give his infielders a chance to cut down Carlos Gomez (then at third) at the plate on a ground… [More]

Greinke’s Pinpoint Control Lifts Brewers Over Cardinals

Zack Greinke was the star at Miller Park Saturday afternoon, navigating a vicious St. Louis lineup with ease as the Brewers earned their first victory of the young season by a 6-0 score. In seven innings, Greinke allowed just four hits, did not walk a… [More]

Lack Of Off-Speed Control Dooms Yovani Gallardo

The Brewers fell 11-5 to the Cardinals on Opening Day and trailed much of the game, largely thanks to Yovani Gallardo’s issues handling the Cardinals’ lineup. The redbirds managed four home runs against the Brewers’ righty, chasing him after 3.2 innings and six earned runs…. [More]

A Quick Zack Greinke Comparison

Consider, first, Zack Greinke’s statistics from his Cy Young Award-winning 2009 season. 229.1 IP, 64 R, 55 ER, 242 K, 51 BB, 11 HR, 2.16 ERA, 2.33 FIP Amazing, right? It’s a wonder how even with “just” 16 victories there was ever any question he… [More]

Power Rankings Comment: Replacing Prince With Breadth

Every week, Disciples of Uecker will be lending its voice to the ESPN MLB Power Rankings. This week, the Milwaukee Brewers check in at 13th place, second in the NL Central (St. Louis is first at 9th). Here’s what I had to say over at… [More]