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Disciples of Uecker

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Worst Nine Games Ever?

By on September 8, 2014

Worst Nine Games Ever?

Nine is a sacred number in baseball. There are nine innings in a game and nine players on the field. Yet, this season, nine has been both sacred and profane for the Brewers. A nine-game winning streak in early April propelled the team into first… [More]

The Ripperger Report

By on September 1, 2014

The Ripperger Report

“This is the thing that bothers me: this is the same umpire that we had before, and he is terrible behind home plate. He calls pitches that aren’t even close.” The above quote was courtesy of Brewers’ manager Ron Roenicke following Wednesday’s extra-inning loss to… [More]

Can Mike Fiers Keep Cutting up the Competition?

The Brewers needed a strong showing from Mike Fiers on Sunday and they got one. In his fourth start since Matt Garza’s DL stint propelled him into the starting rotation, Fiers pitched seven strong innings. He struck out seven, walked one, and allowed only two… [More]

You’re My Boy, Braun!

By on August 18, 2014

You’re My Boy, Braun!

“You’re my boy, Braun!” It’s the bottom of the first inning of Friday’s game at Dodger stadium. I’m seated near the right field line, tucked two sections before the foul pole. Ryan Braun is close enough to hear me yell, but it’s not me bellowing… [More]

Gomez’s Foul Plan

By on August 11, 2014

Gomez’s Foul Plan

Friday night, Carlos Gomez went 0-4 against the Dodgers. A glance at the box score paints it as an uneventful night at the plate for him. Yet, those who watched the game know that doesn’t tell the entire story. In fact, according to Baseball-Reference, Gomez’s… [More]

Splitting Will Smith

By on August 4, 2014

Splitting Will Smith

Will Smith spoiled Brewers fans to start the 2014 season. After coming to the Crew in an off-season trade, Smith scorched opposing batters through the season’s first two months. Fans were so ecstatic about his performance that when Smith allowed his first home run, as… [More]

HOOKED: A Brief Brewers History of Short Starts

Matt Garza made 42 pitches during Saturday night’s start against the Washington Nationals. 28 pitches were for strikes. Yet, when Ron Roenicke made his way to the mound to remove Garza from the game, there was still only one out in the first inning. Across… [More]

The Clobbering Cardinals

On Friday night, the Brewers exploded for a six run lead over the Cardinals. Unfortunately, the Cardinals clobbered four home runs to erase the deficit and eventually win, 7-6. After the Brewers’ fast start, the loss was unexpected, to say the least. Even more so… [More]

Status Report: Brewers’ Right-Handed Relief

Following Friday’s blockbuster deal between the Cubs and A’s, trade season is in full swing. Sitting atop the NL Central makes the Brewers potential buyers. So, over the weekend, Ryan Topp sketched out the Brewers’ situation. As he noted, right-handed relief pitching is near the… [More]

The Ryan Braun Dilemma

By on June 30, 2014

The Ryan Braun Dilemma

It was tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth of Friday’s game when Ryan Braun stepped to the plate. With one out and runners on second and third, Braun accessed the situation and was honest with himself – “Typically, there’s probably a chance they… [More]