- Part 2

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Travis Sarandos

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]

Opinion: Matt Garza can’t keep his mouth shut

Well, it wouldn’t really be a full day if we didn’t have some athlete or another saying something awful. This time it’s Brewers pitcher and generally disagreeable person Matt Garza, chiming in with his Very Important Opinion about birth control: It’s called abstinence, a word… [More]

Arbitration Decisions: Martin Maldonado

Wow!! Just days after I laid out on this website why the Brewers should and most likely would tender 2016 National League home run (and strikeout) king Chris Carter, David Stearns shouted a big “screw you, idiot,” at me, as it was reported on Monday… [More]

Arbitration Decisions: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Benny Sieu/Associated Press A happy Black Friday to you! I hope that you have properly celebrated this most Brave New World of American holidays by properly consuming goods to help the wheels of industry keep spinning. If the hyper-commercialized refrain of this most holy of… [More]

Arbitration Decisions: Chris Carter

Dylan Buell/Getty Images Hey, we’re back for part two of our series on Milwaukee’s arbitration eligible players. For a primer on arbitration, visit the link below for the first article in this series, Scooter Gennett. Today we move slightly stage right and take a look… [More]

Arbitration Decisions: Scooter Gennett

Associated Press Hello! I’m Travis, and I like to write about the Brewers. I’m introducing myself because I’ve been away for a while. Sorry about that! I had some things to do. But now that it’s November and there’s absolutely nothing baseball-related going on, I’m… [More]