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The Best of the Rest: A Brief History of Pitching Position Players

Martin Maldonado has had a memorable start to the season. So much so that David Schoenfield slyly suggested that Maldonado should be April’s the player of the month. Amongst his many accomplishments, Maldonado literally hit the cover off the ball, punched a Pirate, and pitched a… [More]

Best Month Ever?

By on April 28, 2014

Best Month Ever?

Following Sunday’s 4-0 blanking by the Cubs, the Brewers are now 18-7 to start the season. With three games left in April, the 2014 Brewers are tied with 1987’s “Team Streak” for the most wins in March/April at 18. They will get three shots in… [More]

Tracking Carlos Gomez’s “Crazy Swing”

To say that Carlos Gomez plays the game passionately would be an understatement. Sunday’s “dust-up” between Gomez and Gerrit Cole being the latest example of the energy and intensity Gomez brings to a game. While sites like Baseball-Reference and FanGraphs meticulously track Gomez’s on-field performance,… [More]

Is Gallardo Flipping the Script?

Yovani Gallardo pitched 14 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings to start his 2014 campaign. Only four Brewers have ever strung together more goose eggs. Gallardo’s strong start has been a welcome surprise. After battling through the toughest year of his career, both on and off the… [More]

POPing the Productive Out Myth

Most baseball fans would say that Kyle Lohse made three mistakes in his game against the Atlanta Braves last Tuesday. The first mistake was the 2-0 sinker he threw Jason Heyward in the top of the fifth. Heyward hammered it for a two run home… [More]

The Brewers’ $100 M Ball Club

With all the projections being made about the Brewers’ 2014 season, here’s one you can take to the bank — the Brewers payroll will exceed $100 M for the first time in the organization’s history. AP compiled the Opening Day payrolls for every MLB team… [More]

Juan Francisco: Out at First

After hitting for a .345 AVG / 1.231 OPS this spring, Juan Francisco has been designated for assignment by the Brewers. The news broke Saturday afternoon following a series of tweets from Todd Rosiak that included – No official announcement at first base until tomorrow,… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Left Field

Starter: Khris Davis Backup: Logan Schafer AAA depth: Caleb Gindl, Kentrail Davis The Future: Victor Roache If Ryan Braun’s suspension brought anything positive to the Brewers last season, it was an extended look at their young outfielders. Khris Davis, Logan Schafer, and Caleb Gindl were… [More]

Two Views on WAR… Projections

Recently, I broke down the Brewers’ 2014 schedule by looking at their monthly match-ups. Turns out, the first month of the season looks to be a doozy for the Crew. Meanwhile, June could be an optimal month to string wins together. So I was excited… [More]

Revolutionary New Data System Coming to Miller Park

Over the weekend, MIT hosted the eighth annual Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the role of analytics in sports and has been deemed by Bill Simmons as “Dorkapalooza”. Think of it as a Comic-Con for sport nerds… [More]