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The Case for Signing Jake Arrieta or Yu Darvish

Yesterday’s piece examined the Milwaukee Brewers’ current lack star players in comparison with all of the other playoff teams. Much of the talk this winter among Brewers fans and analysts is likely to center on ways that the Brewers can inject some star power into their… [More]

The Brewers Star Problem

By on October 5, 2017

The Brewers Star Problem

The Milwaukee Brewers have a star problem. Being more precise and a little nicer about it, one could say the Brewers currently lack players who are producing at the top end of the league on an individual basis. Either way, this is an issue that… [More]

In Praise of Prospect Hoarding

With the all-star break now in the rearview mirror, the baseball season has ambled it’s merry way right into everyone’s favorite part of the calendar: trade season. The Chicago Cubs fired the first major shot of the Battle for the Central when they gave up… [More]

The Bullpen Conundrum

By on June 20, 2017

The Bullpen Conundrum

The Milwaukee Brewers find themselves all alone in first place more than three weeks into June in a season that appeared at the outset more likely to end with them in the cellar than at the top of the NL Central Division. They boast a… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Weekly Top-5: Sep 26-Oct 2

Disciples of Uecker is on Apple News. If you have an iPhone or iPad with iOS 9, follow the link and add the channel. It was another interesting week for the Brewers, as the season continues to wind down and new general manager David Stearns… [More]

10 Worst Doug Melvin Moves

By on August 12, 2015

10 Worst Doug Melvin Moves

Originally posted May 23, 2013 Earlier on, we looked at the 10 best moves in the tenure of Brewers’ president and general manager Doug Melvin. Before delving into the negative side, it’s worth looking back at those. Some of the items on this list are going to… [More]

10 Best Doug Melvin Moves

By on August 12, 2015

10 Best Doug Melvin Moves

Originally posted May 23, 2013 Last fall, Brewers president and general manager Doug Melvin marked his 10th anniversary with the club running its baseball operations. That makes this is his 11th season at the helm for the organization. It’s the second longest tenure, behind the great Harry… [More]

Brewers Headed in the Right Direction

The non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Friday afternoon, and when the dust had settled it was clear that the team has decided to go in a somewhat different direction than the path they have been on since Mark Attanasio took over as owner… [More]

Olney on Brewers: “We’ll talk about that guy, but nah, you know”

ESPN’s Buster Olney stopped by the Jonah Keri podcast this week, and one of the teams they specifically talked about at length was the Milwaukee Brewers. The following comes from that conversation: “The one thing about the Brewers that you hear is that, yes, they’re… [More]

Dump Him or Keep Him: Hitter Edition

The Brewers lost again on Tuesday, 4-2 to the Reds. No shame in losing to Johnny Cueto, really, but it’s just hard to get excited about much of anything about the team right now. It’s only natural to start thinking towards the future, and the… [More]