Ryan Topp | Disciples of Uecker - Part 2

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Ryan Topp

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Francisco?

The Brewers dropped a heart breaker to the Mets 3-2 on Friday night. Closer Francisco Rodriguez gave up all three runs in the top of the ninth inning and coughed up a lead for just the fourth time in thirty three save attempts this year…. [More]

Where Future Meets Present: To Go For It Or Not?

Back on Tuesday, we looked at some comments from the editor in chief of Baseball Prospectus Sam Miller that related to the Brewers’ current position in the playoff  race and what they should be looking to do at the upcoming trade deadline. His basic premise… [More]

What to Expect From Jeremy Jeffress

Former first round pick Jeremy Jeffress threw a 1-2-3 ninth to close out the Brewers’ 5-1 victory over the Reds on Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park. The win, along with a subsequent Cardinals loss in the evening, moved the Brewers lead back out to 2.5 games… [More]

Do the Brewers Need to “Go For It?”

Sam Miller, the new editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus was on a couple podcasts in the last 24-hours and spent a good amount of the time talking about the Milwaukee Brewers in a couple of different contexts. From those conversations, a number of interesting threads emerged,… [More]

What’s Right With the Brewers at the Break?

OK, Brewers fans, let’s play the glad game! Yes, the Brewers went into the break on a sour note, losing 11 of 12 games before beating the Cardinals on Sunday. That stretch cannot be allowed to overshadow the other 3 months of the season, though,… [More]

Assessing the Jake Peavy Rumors

The Brewers took out quite a bit of frustration on the Cardinals on Sunday afternoon at Miller Park, snapping a seven game losing streak with an 11-2 victory. Starter Wily Peralta cruised through seven rather uneventful innings and recently recalled Elian Hererra had a career day, notching… [More]

Presented Without Comment: From the Mouth of Gabe (Kapler)

On Saturday, with the Brewers moving from Fox Sports Wisconsin to Fox Sports 1, former Brewer Gabe Kapler replaced Bill Schroeder in the booth alongside Brian Anderson. He had this to say in the top of the 7th inning: I don’t think Brewers fans should… [More]

Creative Trade Deadline Ideas

The Brewers went down again on Wednesday night, this time 4-1 to the Phillies. The defeat marked the Brewers’ eighth loss in the last nine games. With a few exceptions, the pitching is still keeping the team in games, for the most part. It’s the… [More]

The Brewers Not-So-Terrible Base Running

The Brewers dropped a frustrating 3-2 decision to the Phillies on Monday night. The loss was the Brewers sixth defeat in their last seven contests, their worst stretch of the season to date. The frustration from the piling up losses was compounded by the fact… [More]

NL Central Trade Deadline Preview

As part of an ESPN.com Sweet Spot Blog project previewing the trade deadline for all 30 teams, I recently contributed a preview for the Brewers. You can read it by clicking here.