Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker

Disciples of Uecker

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Posts by Adam Wieser

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]

Stabilizing Scooter

By on June 23, 2014

Stabilizing Scooter

Once again, Scooter Gennett is defying expectations. The diminutive 24-year old, former 16th round draft pick has been ridiculously good recently. In the 30 days prior to Sunday’s game, Scooter’s 1.033 OPS is the seventh best in baseball. Bested only by: Rank Player OPS 1… [More]

Zach Duke’s Updated Arsenal

It’s hard to imagine now, but one-year ago Zach Duke was not pitching in the major leagues. Duke was released by the Washington Nationals on June 10, 2013, after racking up an 8.71 ERA / 4.55 FIP over 20.2 IP. The Cincinnati Reds signed him… [More]