- Part 3

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Travis Sarandos

MEET THE ROCKIES: Armed and Dangerous

Probable Pitchers: Monday: Jimmy Nelson (4.31 ERA, 5.51 DRA, 7.1 K/9) v.  Chad Bettis (5.29 ERA, 4.14 DRA, 6.8 K/9) Once upon a time, some big dumb idiot declared that Jimmy Nelson was one of the 10 best pitchers in the National League. Not sure who… [More]

MEET THE MARINERS: Southpaws in the Northwest

I’m back! Sorry that I have been away, I had things. If you are curious about the things, too bad, mind your business. Probable Pitchers: Friday: Brent Suter (MLB Debut) v.  Wade LeBlanc (4.68 ERA, 4.97 DRA, 6.8 K/9) If you have been following me and… [More]

Lucas Erceg is thriving in Wisconsin

For the past 14 months, the Brewers have been a system on the rise. Draft picks, trades, and in-house breakouts have transformed a farm that, until very recently, was overtly mocked by scouts and pundits into a system that is both deep and stacked with… [More]

Brewers recall top prospect Orlando Arcia

A pair of blockbuster moves left the Brewers three men short on the MLB roster this afternoon after catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitchers Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress were shipped off to contenders for prospects. Milwaukee responded by adding just two men to their active… [More]

MEET THE DIAMONDBACKS: Welcome Home, Rickie

Probable Pitchers: Monday: Chase Anderson (5.50 ERA, 5.36 DRA, 6.9 K/9) v. Braden Shipley (MLB Debut) Anderson faces his old team for the first time amidst perhaps the worst stretch of his career. He hasn’t seen the sixth inning since June 8th, and he owns a… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: They’re Actually Bad Now

Probable Pitchers Friday: Jimmy Nelson (3.39 ERA, 5.16 DRA, 108 cFIP, 6.6 K/9) v. Jason Hammel (3.34 ERA, 4.35 DRA, 106 cFIP, 7.6 K/9) Jimmy Nelson had a strong outing in his first start of the second half, dominating the Reds with seven shutout innings in… [More]

Brewers Trade Rumors: Five players who could be on the move

With 10 days left in the month, the MLB hot stove is heating up, folks! Ha ha get it, that’s just a little kitchen appliance humor for you all. The Brewers have already kicked off their second in-season trading bonanza, sending Aaron Hill to the… [More]

MEET THE PIRATES: The Scourge of the Allegheny

Probable Pitchers: Tuesday: Junior Guerra (3.06 ERA, 3.39 DRA, 7.9 K/9) v. Jameson Taillon (3.86 ERA, 4.60 DRA, 6.8 K/9) Both the Brewers and the Pirates shuffled their starting rotations to set up a showdown between two very different kinds of rookies. Taillon, the 24-year-old with… [More]

MEET THE CARDINALS: The Cardinals Are Bad

Probable Pitchers:   Friday: Matt Garza (2.81 ERA, 4.52 DRA, 4.5 K/9) v. Jaime Garcia (4.09 ERA, 4.58 DRA, 7.7 K/9) Garza is coming off his third and least effective start of his young season, when he went six innings and surrendered four runs over six… [More]

MEET THE DODGERS: #PuigNotFriend

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports Probable Pitchers: Tuesday: Chase Anderson (5.13 ERA, 4.66 DRA, 7.3 K/9) v. Julio Urias (4.33 ERA, 3.49 DRA, 11.7 K/9) Chase Anderson gets another shot at the Dodgers after his last start resulted in his worst outing of the season (2.1 IP, 7… [More]