Ryan Topp | Disciples of Uecker - Part 15

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Why Not To Worry (Too Much) About The Cards Series

Watching  St. Louis take two out of three against the Brewers over the weekend, it felt at times like the Cardinals NLCS hitting barrage had never ended. With the exception of Saturday, when Zack Greinke was simply overwhelming, the Cards lineup was outstanding. Even including Saturday,… [More]

5 Ways To Squeeze More Wins From Brewers Roster

Spring training is a time every year where fans who are seriously invested in their teams spend lots of time debating just who should make the opening day roster. Now that we know who is going to be on the opening (and it is just… [More]

3 Questions: Milwaukee Brewers

This is the final piece in an ongoing series previewing the 6 teams in the National League Central. You can read the previous pieces on the Astros [here],  on the Cubs [here],  on the Pirates [here],  on the Reds [here], and on the Cardinals [here]. 1)… [More]

3 Questions: St. Louis Cardinals

This is the 5th in an ongoing series previewing the 6 teams in the National League Central. You can read the previous pieces on the Astros [here],  on the Cubs [here],  on the Pirates [here], and on the Reds [here]. 1) How much will age impact… [More]

3 Questions: Cincinnati Reds

This is the 4th in an ongoing series previewing the 6 teams in the National League Central. You can read the previous pieces on the Astros [here],  on the Cubs [here], and on the Pirates [here]. 1) Is the rotation deep enough to compete with the… [More]

3 Questions: Pittsburgh Pirates

This is the third piece in an ongoing series previewing the 6 teams in the NL Central. You can read the piece on the Astros [here] and the one on the Cubs [here]. 1) Can the team find the anchor bat it needs to take the… [More]

3 Questions: Chicago Cubs

By on March 28, 2012

3 Questions: Chicago Cubs

This is the second in an ongoing series on the teams of the NL Central. You can find part 1 on the Houston Astros [here]. 1) Will Starlin Castro take the step forward to true stardom? In May 2010, the young shortstop was busy posting… [More]

3 Questions: Houston Astros

By on March 27, 2012

3 Questions: Houston Astros

This is the first in a series of quick preview looks at the 6 teams that currently make up  the National League Central. 1) Will the Astros be historically bad in 2012? It’s not particularly a nice thing to say, but the Astros are almost… [More]

Handicapping Remaining Roster Spot Races

Sunday was “moving day” for many younger Brewers campers, with nine players total sent out of big league spring training and assigned to one of the minor league squads. While none of these moves can really be considered a true surprise, it does still crystallize some of the remaining camp… [More]

What To Expect From The 2012 Bullpen

It was a tale of two halves for the Milwaukee Brewers bullpen in 2011. Before the break, the Brewers struggled to a 3.92 ERA in relief, but dropped that number down to 2.43 afterwards. Quite a bit of that difference was due to personnel changes, most notably… [More]