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Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Ryan Topp

Why Is Jean Segura In The Major Leagues?

The baseball world was pretty impressed with the return that the Milwaukee Brewers were able to get for starter Zack Greinke last month from the Angels, most notably 22 year-old shortstop Jean Segura. After playing only eight games for AA Huntsville after the trade, the… [More]

The Problem With Corey Hart

By on August 23, 2012

The Problem With Corey Hart

As Corey Hart’s third straight successful season winds to a close, his thoughts have begun to turn towards the future: Corey Hart asked agent Jeff Berry to communicate to general manager Doug Melvin that Hart was open to a permanent switch to first base, a position… [More]

Bet on the Brewers Bullpen in the Second Half

It’s been a while, so let’s be optimistic, shall we? As Nick pointed out in a recent post, it’s hard to win close when a baseball team’s  bullpen is among the very worst in the game, so it’s not surprising to see that the Brewers… [More]

John Axford and the Problem With Relievers

John Axford has blown 3 of his last 5 opportunities to save a game and would have probably blown another right before that streak started had it not been for Jose Veras’ successful high wire act against the Padres. As a team, the Brewers have… [More]

Prospect of the Week: Logan Schafer

It’s a day late, but hopefully not a dollar short… Logan Schafer, OF, AAA Nashville We generally try to avoid back-to-back mentions, either positive or negative, for a player but sometimes a guy just forces our hand with an outstanding run and there isn’t much… [More]

Prospect of the Week: Hunter Morris

Hunter Morris, 1B, AA Huntsville After something of a slow start to the season, Morris has really come on of late. Over his past 10 games, he’s hit .294/.351/.706. Of his 10 hits in that time, 4 were home runs and 2 were doubles. For… [More]

3 Questions Raised By The Brewers First 3 Picks

On Monday night, the Brewers drafted 3 players in the first and supplemental round, first taking high school catcher Clint Coulter, followed by college outfielders Victor Roache and Mitch Haniger. You can read more about them from JP Breen, and see thoughts and video collected by… [More]

2012 MLB Draft Round 1 Live Blog

Join us tonight at 6 central for the first round of the 2012 MLB amateur draft. Click Here

MLB Draft: Brewers Preview

** Article written by Ryan Topp and J.P. Breen ** The 2012 MLB Draft is scheduled to begin on Monday evening at 6:00 PM central time. The first round and the first supplemental round will be completed on Monday, while the remainder of the rounds… [More]

In Defense of Bunting (but Just a Little)

It seems that I’ve gone and started something on twitter. You know, Twitter, the place where you get to express deep, complex thoughts in 140 character bursts. Anyway, during Wednesday’s bunt-fest extraordinaire, I defended the tactical soundness of Carlos Gomez’s bunt in the 6th by remarking: @n_prill Oh,… [More]