- Part 5

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Travis Sarandos

MEET THE METS: Stacking the Deck

Probable Pitchers: Friday: Wily Peralta (7.30 ERA, 7.26 DRA, -1.0 WARP) v. Steven Matz (2.86 ERA, 3.50 DRA, 0.7 WARP) So here’s a fun theory I heard recently about Rick and Morty. The showrunners have said that there is a secret about the show that they’ll… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: This Is The Second Death

Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Chase Anderson (6.11 ERA, 5.69 DRA, -0.2 WARP) v. Kyle Hendricks (3.03 ERA, 3.81 DRA, 0.6 WARP) Chase Anderson managed to cobble together the minimum requirements for what is officially known as a “quality start” his last time out in Miami, allowing… [More]

MEET THE PADRES: At Least the Weather is Nice

This weekend, the Brewers welcome the San Diego Padres to town for a four game set. Both teams enter the series with 20 losses, while the home team trails the Padres by one in the win column. Probable Pitchers: Thursday: Jimmy Nelson (3.74 ERA, 4.27… [More]

MEET THE MARLINS: Taking the talent to South Beach

Probable Pitchers: Monday: Wily Peralta (7.50 ERA, 5.4 K/9, 3.9 BB/9) v. Jose Fernandez (4.28 ERA, 12.6 K/9, 4.3 BB/9) There will be no avoiding Jose Fernandez in Milwaukee’s second matchup with the Marlins in a fortnight. Fernandez is still the dominant young pitcher he has always been despite the higher… [More]

Series Preview: Meet the Reds

Probable Pitchers: Thursday: Chase Anderson (5.55 ERA, 7.0 K/9, 3.7 BB/9) v. Alfredo Simon (13.50 ERA, 10.8 K/9, 6.8 BB/9) Hoo boy! We thought we had it rough here with the bad starts from Wily Peralta, Taylor Jungmann and Zach Davies. Alfredo Simon has made four starts, the… [More]

MEET THE ANGELS: Christopher Lloyd Can’t Save You

Probable Pitchers: Monday: Jimmy Nelson (3.16 ERA, 7.2 K/9, 4.0 BB/9) v. Jered Weaver (3.86 ERA, 4.2 K/9, 2.7 BB/9) Weaver, who hasn’t thrown a fastball over 90 MPH since 2014, has undergone one of the most drastic drops in velocity in recent memory. He’s got a decent-looking ERA… [More]

MEET THE MARLINS: The Fish are De-Gordoned

Probable Pitchers: Friday: Zach Davies (9.72 ERA, 5.4 K/9, 4.3 BB/9) v. Adam Conley (5.12 ERA, 9.8 K/9, 3.7 BB/9) Nobody benefitted more from the rain out in Chicago on Wednesday than Zach Davies, who desperately needs a good start to get his season back on track. Davies was… [More]

Series Preview: Meet the Cubs

Morry Gash/AP Probable Pitchers: Tuesday: Jimmy Nelson (3.46 ERA, 6.6 K/9, 3.5 BB/9) v. Kyle Hendricks (4.00 ERA, 7.5 K/9, 1.5 BB/9) The series opener with the Cubs on Tuesday probably represents Milwaukee’s best chance to put a couple of crooked numbers up on the scoreboard as they face Chicago’s… [More]

Series Preview: Meet the Phillies

Probable Pitchers: Friday: Aaron Nola (5.68 ERA, 10.89 K/9, 1.42 BB/9) v. Zach Davies (19.29 ERA, 0.0 K/9, 11.57 BB/9) Nola has been better than his ERA suggests so far, and is the victim of a very low 50.6% strand rate, the lowest in the… [More]

Zack Jones cleared to begin throwing program

RHP Zack Jones, the Brewers’ 2nd round pick in last winter’s Rule 5 draft, has been cleared to throw again by team doctors as he works his way back from a shoulder injury that limited him to just one appearance during Spring Training, according to… [More]