- Part 8

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Jack Moore

At FanGraphs: The Aramis Ramirez Signing

I covered the Aramis Ramirez signing at FanGraphs today. Here’s a snippet: Ramirez provides production from the plate the Brewers sorely missed at premium positions (other than second base) last season. The Brewers finished with a below-average position-adjusted OPS+ (sOPS+) at shortstop, center field, catcher… [More]

Ryan Braun’s Situation: A Curious Tweet From Jimmy Rollins

We’ve seen plenty of reactions to the news of Ryan Braun’s positive test for a prohibited substance, and with all the confusion surrounding the situation, the flurry of reactions and emotions is understandable. One of the most recounted facts of the situation so far is… [More]

Ryan Braun Facing 50 Game Suspension For Performance Enhancing Drugs

In an utterly devastating development for the Milwaukee Brewers, news has emerged Saturday night that Ryan Braun will face a 50 game suspension for the use of performance enhancing drugs. Could we have seen this coming? Braun, the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player, entered… [More]

Milwaukee Adds Best Remaining Shortstop In Gonzalez

Despite the common reaction, the Milwaukee Brewers franchise did not spontaneously burst into flames upon Francisco Rodriguez’s acceptance of arbitration Wednesday night. Instead, the Brewers sprung to action, filling their hole at shortstop with arguably the best option available on the market, Alex Gonzalez. Gonzalez… [More]

The Milwaukee Brewers Shortstop Situation

Jerry Hairston Jr., one of the players who sparked the Brewers’ late season surge to the top of the NL Central as well as their NLDS victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, will not be back next season. He signed a two-year, $6 million dollar contract… [More]

Ryan Braun Wins National League MVP

Ryan Bruan is the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player. The debate between his season and Matt Kemp’s season will rage in internet baseball communities, but then settle down. As I wrote this morning, it wouldn’t have made Braun’s season any less spectacular if Kemp… [More]

Ryan Braun And The MVP

By on November 22, 2011

Ryan Braun And The MVP

The National League Most Valuable Player award will be announced Tuesday afternoon. I believe Ryan Braun will be the winner. At the end of the regular season — when the Baseball Writers Association of America receives the ballots — I was unsure if the award… [More]

The History of Nelson Cruz

By on October 19, 2011

The History of Nelson Cruz

With Nelson Cruz about to start for the Texas Rangers in Game One of the World Series, I figured it would be worth it to post this reminder of Nelson Cruz’s wildly twisting road to the Major Leagues. Upon seeing former Brewers farmhand Nelson Cruz… [More]

The Beast Mode Brewers Will Live On

The Milwaukee Brewers’ season is over. With a 12-6 loss at Miller Park on Sunday night, the Brewers have been eliminated from the 2011 postseason. This year had more fireworks and more victories than all but one year in club history but for the 41st… [More]

Right Where We Want Them

By on October 16, 2011

Right Where We Want Them

There’s an interesting debate on the use of the pronoun “we” when talking about sports team. When I write here, I like to at least pretend to be objective, hence I don’t use “we” when referring to the Milwaukee Brewers. In conversation? Sure. It’s just… [More]