Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Adam Wieser

Game On! Brewers Officially Sign Matt Garza

The Brewers and Matt Garza have officially agreed to a 4-year, $50M deal. According to Adam McCalvy, the deal includes $4M in incentives and a $13M vesting option for a fifth year. Hearing Garza’s 4-yr deal with #Brewers guarantees $50mm, with $4mm more available in… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [More]

Carlos Gomez and Jean Segura Get Shredded

I can already smell the fresh cut grass. Ok, that might be because I’m writing this in LA where I can open my windows and take in 70-degree days instead of the polar vortex. But you get the idea. Baseball season is fast approaching. On… [More]

Checking in on the Chosen Juan

A few days before Christmas, the Brewers opened up a spot on their 40-man roster by sending Michael Olmsted outright to Nashville. Olmsted made a strong impression during last year’s spring training but couldn’t get traction in AAA. In 52.1 IP for Nashville, Olmsted managed… [More]

UPDATED: 2014 Roster and Payroll Estimates

Earlier in the off-season, I examined the state of the Brewers’ roster and payroll for the 2014 season. There weren’t a lot of mysteries because of the number of contracts already on the books and young players with jobs locked up. Since then the Brewers… [More]

Can the Brewers Win the “Hard” Way?

Moments after news broke that Jacoby Ellsbury would sign a seven-year, $153M contract with the NY Yankees, I received a text from a close friend and fellow baseball fanatic. Last season, my friend made a life changing decision. He stopped being a Yankees fan and… [More]

Skeletons in the NL Central Closet

Ryan Braun fielded questions from the media for the first time last week. Outside of two letters of apology, one for general consumption and one specifically for Brewers’ fans, Braun’s 15-minute chat was his first interaction with the press since serving a 65-game suspension for… [More]

The Net Worth of MVP Candidates and Brewer Players

For the second consecutive year, the BBWAA awarded Miguel Cabrera the AL MVP over Mike Trout. Cabrera received 23 out of the 30 first place votes and totaled 385 points while Mike Trout accrued only 5 first place votes and 282 points. The actual vote… [More]

Mark Rogers and Managing the Burn

Mark Rogers, the Brewers’ 2004 first round draft pick, recently made his way to Venezuela. If things go as planned, Rogers will pitch in his Venezuelan Winter League debut for the Bravos de Margarita this week. After spending six years in the Brewers’ minor league… [More]

An Offseason NL Central Smorgasbord

As Doug Melvin recently noted, only six National League teams finished the 2013 season above .500. Three of those teams were in the NL Central. Playing in the NL’s best and most competitive division will make it even more difficult for the Brewers to contend… [More]