Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

Disciples of Uecker

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

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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]

Brewers Organization Valued at $615 Million

Earlier this week, Bloomberg News published the results of their nine-month investigation into the value of each Major League Baseball team. They posted their findings in an excellent interactive tool, which is worth a few minutes of your time. As expected, the New York Yankees… [More]

Brewers Arbitration Estimates

Last week, I examined the size of the wallet the Brewers will be wielding this off-season. I turned out the team’s pockets and helped hunt for change in the couch cushion. In the end, the rough estimate was that the Brewers would have around $13M… [More]

The $13 Million Makeover

By on October 14, 2013

The $13 Million Makeover

In June, Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly told the Los Angeles Times something that blew my mind. If in the off-season the Dodgers baseball operations department recommended to the Guggenheim Partners, the official owner of the team, that they should sign Clayton Kershaw to a multi-year… [More]

Could Casey Come Back to Bat for the Brewers?

After a successful 2013 season in Japan, former Brewers fan favorite Casey McGehee has let it be known that he would be open to return to a MLB team. In 120 games for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, McGehee hit .306 BA / .922 OPS… [More]