Adam Wieser | Disciples of Uecker - Part 9

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts by Adam Wieser

Fan Passion and Expecting Ax-cellence

According to ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd, baseball will always be a dominant sport in the cities of the Northeast – New York, Boston, Philadelphia. Each city not only has a long baseball tradition but also an extremely vocal sports media and fan base. If… [More]

Rob Deer, Ryan Braun, and Three True Outcomes

My parents’ basement in Wisconsin still holds many treasures. Somewhere, amidst the family heirlooms and layers of dust, is a cherished childhood photo of my brother and me next to Rob Deer. It was taken on one of those glorious days at County Stadium when,… [More]

What Kind Of Team Is ’13 Brewers?

The 1987 Brewers have gone down in franchise history as “Team Streak”. The 1987 team established the “Team Streak” identity early in the season. Right out of the gates, they won their first 13 games, which still ties the 1982 Atlanta Braves for most consecutive… [More]

Escape from Slump City

By on April 15, 2013

Escape from Slump City

On Sunday afternoon, the Brewers and Cardinals game was getting hard to watch. The Brewers were down 3-0 and hadn’t scored a run in 32 consecutive innings, a franchise record. To distract myself, I found a YouTube clip of Guns N’ Roses blasting through a… [More]

Premature Associations: Pound Town, Silver Linings, Ax Factor

The Brewers have played eight games and given up 95 hits so far this season. That leads the league and averages out to just under 12 hits per game – or 11.875, to be exact. The Mariners aren’t far behind, and prior to Thursday’s game,… [More]

Herding Cats

By on April 8, 2013

Herding Cats

In Friday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Brewers had only managed one hit over the first three innings against Wade Miley. Aoki began the bottom of the fourth with a strikeout. Segura followed by blasting a home run to straight away center to… [More]

Opening Day Deeds

By on April 1, 2013

Opening Day Deeds

Even as a kid, I knew that the Opening Day of the baseball season was special. It was the only day of the year that my father would willingly miss work. He bundled himself amidst layers of long sleeve shirts and sweaters before leaving for… [More]

Learning to Lo(h)se

By on March 29, 2013

Learning to Lo(h)se

On March 5, 2013, Seunghwan Oh made what might be the strangest bullpen appearance in the history of baseball. I wish I was on the mound for the conversation between Oh and his pitching coach, and that I spoke Korean. It was the final game… [More]

Beer Goggles

By on March 25, 2013

Beer Goggles

During the off-season, a close friend and fellow baseball fanatic made a startling confession  – he was changing his team allegiance. My friend was raised in upstate New York rooting for the Yankees. As a kid, he almost pissed his pants when he met Don… [More]

Can Mike Fiers Stay a Cut Above in 2013?

In Monday’s article, I drew attention to Prediction Machine’s forecast of the Brewers’ 2013 season. After running 50,000 season simulations, the site predicted a record of 78-84 for the Crew and only gave them a 16% chance of making the playoffs. They also picked the… [More]