Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker - Part 7

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Will Braun Return from One Battle to Fight Another?

Could Thursday be when Ryan Braun returns for the DL? According to Adam McCalvy, that’s the goal. After a handful of successful batting cage sessions, Braun appears primed to return from the DL for the four-game series in Arizona. Ron Roenicke would like to give… [More]

Two TOOTBLANs in July

By on July 5, 2013

Two TOOTBLANs in July

Rickie Weeks made a huge mistake during Wednesday’s game against the Nationals. The Brewers led 4-1 in the top of the eighth. There was one out with Aramis Ramirez on third, Rickie Weeks on first, and Sean Halton dug into the batter’s box. Halton crushed… [More]

Small Victories and Shifting Sands

Small Victories It took 14 innings until the Brewers’ luck finally ran out Sunday. After a lost start by Kyle Lohse, due to a lengthy rain delay, the Brewers’ anemic offense managed only two hits over 12 innings – both courtesy of Martin Maldonando. Maldonando… [More]

Aramis Ramirez’s Battle Against Breaking Balls

The Brewers were trailing 7-1 in the bottom of the 8th inning, on Thursday, when Aramis Ramirez stepped to the plate. In a game dominated by Cubs’ starting pitcher Matt Garza, who collected a season high 10 strikeouts against the Crew, Ramirez was one of… [More]

A Season of Silver Linings

On opening day, expectations for the 2013 Brewers’ were far from high when the staff at Disciples of Uecker weighted in with their thoughts. The Brewers’ predicted win totals ranged from 80 to 87 but averaged out to about 83. After winning only 29 out… [More]

Brewers’ Starting Pitchers: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Saturday in Cincinnati, the Brewers’ shutout an opponent for the first time all season. They were the last MLB team to do so in 2013. Yovani Gallardo led the charge by going six innings, striking out five, and giving up three hits and two walks…. [More]

The WAR between Studs and Bums

On Wednesday night, Carlos Gomez went 4-5 with two triples, three runs scored, and three RBIs — a mighty successful day at the office for the Brewers’ center fielder. Gomez continues to build on a strong finish to the 2012 season and appears to be… [More]

Give Lohse the Lead & Brewers Will Win

Sunday was special for the Brewers in a few ways. Their 9-1 win secured both a series and season-series victory over the Phillies. The “W” also extended the Brewers’ winning streak to three. Their longest winning streak since their nine game surge that skidded to… [More]

Failing First

By on June 7, 2013

Failing First

One third of the 2013 season is finished for the Milwaukee Brewers. Prior to Thursday’s game, the Brewers had managed to go 22-36 for a .379 winning percentage. Only the Houston Astros (22-38, .367 WP) and the Miami Marlins (16-44, .267 WP) have fared worse… [More]

Bad Baseball, Ball Four, and the Birth of the Brewers

Friday night’s win in Philadelphia kept the Brewers from entering the record book as having the worst monthly record in the history of the organization.  Instead, after finishing May 6-22 (a winning percentage of .214), the Brewers simply slunk into infamy beside the 1969 Seattle… [More]