Ryan Topp | Disciples of Uecker - Part 11

Disciples of Uecker

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

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Minor League Box Scores 4.13.12

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Diamondbacks @ Brewers 4/6/13 Live Blog

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Rounding The Bases: What Does Success Look Like?

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. Ryan Topp: OK, Steve, so we’ve taken some heat for being too negative in this space… [More]

What Does it Take the Make The Playoffs?

There has been a lot of talk around Brewers fandom about just how likely it is that the club can now make the playoffs with the addition of Kyle Lohse. People (myself included) have taken guesses at just how many games the Brewers will win. Obviously,… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Rotation

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. Over the past few weeks they have previewed the Brewers Infield and Outfield. This week, they discuss the rotation. Ryan Topp: Well,… [More]

State of the Brewers: What’s Right?

The Milwaukee Brewers are currently in a bit of an odd state as a franchise. They’re not obvious contenders for the 2013 postseason, though if a few things break right they could find themselves in the playoffs. They’re also most definitely not “rebuilding” in that… [More]

Doug Melvin on Sabermetrics

By on March 13, 2013

Doug Melvin on Sabermetrics

Brewers’ General Manager Doug Melvin joined WSSP’s Tim Allen late last week to talk about the upcoming season and other things Brewers. I highly recommend listening to the interview which starts around the 35 minute mark of the link provided. It has more than a few… [More]

Circling the Bases: The Infield

Welcome to Circling the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. This week, the two tackle the Brewers’ infield. Ryan Topp: Now that the World Baseball Classic has started despite my best efforts,… [More]

Killing The Mythic Beast: Part 3

As we saw in part one, there are some very real reasons to rethink the current standard starter/reliever model of pitcher deployment. Those reasons are somewhat true across the game as a whole, but also apply very specifically to quite a few pitchers the Brewers… [More]

Killing The Mythic Beast: Part 2

Yesterday, we looked at the current state of starting pitching and concluded that there just aren’t close to enough traditional starters to go around, and particularly that the Brewers currently lack starters who can thrive deep into games. If the Brewers are determined to go… [More]