Nicholas Zettel | Disciples of Uecker - Part 13

Disciples of Uecker

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

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Series Preview: Brewers @ Reds

After a brawl in Pittsburgh, a tollway series against their I-94/90 rivals, and a series victory in Baseball’s Traditional Capitol, the pending Reds series serves surprisingly little hype for the Brewers. Why is this? Brewers fans get so hyped against the Cardinals, Cubs, and now… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Cardinals

Entering St. Louis, the Brewers have a strange early season opportunity: our Milwaukee Nine can increase their early divisional lead to at least five-and-a-half games over the Cardinals with a series victory. With five months to play that lead seems academic; for, the Cardinals certainly… [More]

Series Preview: Cubs @ Brewers

After another series victory, the Brewers continue their tour of the NL Central. This time, they face the Cubs, who are finally warming up after a series split against the Diamondbacks. This type of series is difficult to judge, for one might expect the Brewers… [More]

Series Preview: San Diego Padres @ Milwaukee Brewers

After a 3-6 start, the Padres put together a 6-4 homestand, including series victories against Detroit and San Francisco (and a split against Colorado). Their ten game stretch at PetCo Park featured extremely low-scoring ballgames, as the Padres won the homestand by a 33 runs… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Pirates

If the Brewers and Pirates last faced one another in a battle of NL Central clubs seeking dominance, their next match-up finds both teams searching for the winning path once more. After the Brewers swept the Pirates at Miller Park, Pittsburgh lost on the road… [More]

Presented Without Comment: FIP Standings

KEY: Purpose: Who is winning by controlling HR, BB, and K? HR = HR Batting – HR Pitching BB = BB Batting – BB Pitching K = K Pitching- K Batting All Positive Numbers: Great All Negative Numbers: Probably Bad Team HR BB K W-L… [More]

Series Preview: Cardinals @ Brewers

It doesn’t feel like it yet, but the Brewers are in the midst of a brutal divisional stretch. Including the series victory against Pittsburgh at Miller Park, the Brewers play 23 of 32 games against their own division (including 10 against the 2013 Wild Card… [More]

Series Preview: Pirates @ Brewers

When I previewed the Pirates and Brewers heading into the 2014 season, I complained that their early season match-ups might not mean that much. Here we are, not even 10 games into the season, and the first match-up between the Pirates and Brewers features two… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Phillies

Over the last two years, if you’ve had the feeling that the Brewers’ 2011 glory is slipping away, you’re probably not alone in the National League. In fact, the Brewers’ upcoming opponent has been on exactly the same trajectory since 2011. The Philadelphia Phillies appeared… [More]

Efficiency Trends #1: Five Early Issues

Good news, Brewers fans: thus far, the 4 RS Milwaukee squad is only moderately inefficient. Frankly, their series against Atlanta did not give the club many chances to score runs, but there is a sense that a few wasted opportunities loom large. Certainly, one would… [More]