- Part 2

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Travis Sarandos


Probable Pitchers:  Tuesday: James Nelson (44.1 IP, 3.86 ERA, 8.32 K/9) v.  Joe Biagini (31.2 IP, 3.41 ERA, 7.67 K/9) Jimmy has grown up so much over the past month that he must now be referred to as James. Facing the prospect of being replaced in… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: NL Central Leaders Invade Wrigley

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Paolo Espino (MLB Debut) v. Eddie Butler (6.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 7.50 K/9) Espino is the story of the weekend, and it finds the Brewers trying to repeat the magic of last year’s surprise success story, Junior Guerra. Unlike Guerra, who had a… [More]

MEET THE METS: Feel despair, Walk into traffic like you don’t care

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Matt Garza (17.2 IP, 2.55 ERA, 7.64 K/9) v.  Matt Harvey (35.0 IP, 5.14 ERA, 5.14 K/9) It seems impossible, but here we are in the year of our lord 2017 and in this matchup of Matts, the Brewers have a distinct edge…. [More]

MEET THE RED SOX: Laundry Comes to Town

Probable Pitchers:  Tuesday: Wily Peralta (31.1 IP, 4.88 ERA, 7.76 K/9) v.  Drew Pomeranz (27.0 IP, 4.00 ERA, 11.33 K/9) Drew Pomeranz is pretty good, and he’s been vicitimized a bit by a higher-than-normal 18.5% HR/FB rate. He’s striking out a ton of guys and maintaining… [More]

MEET THE PIRATES: Batten down the homers

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Jimmy Nelson (28.2 IP, 5.34 ERA, 7.22 K/9) v.  Chad Kuhl (23.0 IP, 6.26 ERA, 7.43 K/9) Once considered the Milwaukee farm system’s top prospect (albeit in a weakened state), Nelson no longer looks like an important part of The Next Good Brewers… [More]

MEET THE CARDINALS: Views from the Cellar

Probable Pitchers:  Thursday: Zach Davies (14.1 IP, 8.79 ERA, 15.5 K%) v. Carlos Martinez (17.2 IP, 3.57 ERA, 30 K%) One number pops out from the stats above: Martinez’s 30% strikeout rate. What you don’t see listed is his sky-high walk rate of 11.3%, which serves… [More]

MEET THE REDS: Sprinting Out of the Gates

Probable Pitchers:  Thursday: Jimmy Nelson (6.0 IP, 1.50 ERA, 32.0 K%) v. Bronson Arroyo (4.0 IP, 13.50 ERA, 14.3 K%) Nelson’s first start was a successful one, as he held the Cubs to a run over six solid innings in Milwaukee’s only win in the official… [More]

MEET THE BLUE JAYS: Flipping Across the Border

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Wily Peralta (5.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 27.8 K%) v.  J.A. Happ (7.0 IP, 3.86 ERA, 34.6 K%) J.A. Happ, cousin to (former?) Wisconsin Badger basketball start Ethan, was a tough luck loser last week, taking an L despite allowing just three runs (two… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: The Champ Is Here

Probable Pitchers:  Friday: Jimmy Nelson (2016 statistics: 4.62 ERA, 5.64 DRA, 7.0 K/9) v.  Brett Anderson (With LAD: 11.91 ERA, 6.48 DRA, 4.0 K/9) Brewers fans who want to see the home team get over on the World Series champions would be best served scooping up… [More]

Neftali Feliz: Brewers bolster bullpen’s back-end

Milwaukee finally followed through on one of their major offseason goals this week, agreeing to terms with RHP reliever Neftali Feliz on a one year, $5.35 million deal that includes incentives. Feliz burst onto the scene with the Texas Rangers in 2010, winning Rookie of… [More]