Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker - Part 5

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Adam Wieser

Norichika Aoki versus Mr. Zero’s “Serpentine Fastball”

Chang-Yong Lim isn’t your usual September call-up for the Chicago Cubs. He is 37 and one year removed from his second Tommy John surgery. But, before Lim could even throw his first major league pitch, he found himself on the mound at Wrigley Field with… [More]

Braun Calls Fans to Apologize

By on September 6, 2013

Braun Calls Fans to Apologize

Yesterday, reports started to swirl that some Brewer fans were receiving an unexpected surprise – a personal call and apology from Ryan Braun. Brewers COO Rick Schlesinger joined WTMJ’s “Wisconsin’s Afternoon News” program to confirm the story. The call was not a generic, prerecorded robocall… [More]

The Bumpy Career of Stormin’ Gorman

“They come to see me strike out, hit a home run, or run into a fence. I try to accommodate them at least one way every game.” A current Brewers fan might assume the statement above came from Carlos Gomez. Though Gomez has provided plenty… [More]

Brandon Kintzler: A Sinking Success

In 2006, Brandon Kintzler reported to Peoria, Arizona for spring training as a member of the San Diego Padres organization. While there, he felt some discomfort in his pitching arm. For a while he popped Advil and hoped it would go away. When it wouldn’t… [More]

An Open Letter to All MLB Managers

Dear MLB Managers – Please set aside a few minutes to read this entire post. I know all of you are pretty busy. Some of you are in the midst of the playoff hunt. Others may be managing to keep your job. And all of… [More]

Streaming with the Enemy

By on August 23, 2013

Streaming with the Enemy

Wednesday was a fateful day for Brewers fans not at Miller Park. FS Wisconsin did not broadcast the finale of the Brewers-Cardinals series. While Rock and BA enjoyed a day off, Ueker and Joe Block were still there to paint a picture for the radio… [More]

Braun & Fielder: A Tale of Two Struggling Sluggers

For years, Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder were the cornerstones of the Brewers organization. They were two of the most feared hitters in the game and helped lead the Brewers to the playoffs for the first time in 26 years. Their paths may have diverged… [More]

The 2013 Brewers: Frankenstein or Goldilocks?

While watching the Brewers this week, I began to think that they were having a “Franken-season”. The Brewers aim was to put a high performance and fun to watch team on the field but ended up with a team that was only adequate and slightly… [More]

Carlos Gomez vs Second Half Struggles

Saturday night in Seattle, Carlos Gomez had his first multi-hit game in almost two weeks. In that twelve game period, Gomez was 4 for 35 (.114) with three singles and a home run. Brewers fans hope that Saturday’s game gets Gomez’s gears going again. Gomez… [More]

The Brewers Struggle Against Southpaws

On Wednesday night, Madison Bumgarner threw seven strong innings (2 H / 0 ER) before the floor fell out from under him. The Brewers broke through with three earned runs in the eighth inning and held on to win 6-1. Normally, it’s good to see… [More]