Nicholas Zettel | Disciples of Uecker - Part 3

Disciples of Uecker

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

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Series Preview: Brewers @ Cubs

While fans and analysts focus on the drama atop National League divisions and Wild Card races, the Chicago Cubs surged throughout August. Sporting a team of new prospects, the Cubs’ showcase of their rebuilding process culminated with outstanding power shows in St. Louis to close… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Giants

The Giants have been treading water since they left Milwaukee, holding their road spot for the Wild Card game without making a move on the St. Louis Cardinals (for the home WC spot) or the Los Angeles Dodgers (for the NL West). Meanwhile, the Brewers… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Padres

The Padres should look similar to fans of the 2012 and 2013 Brewers. Specifically, San Diego’s squad has encountered one particularly bad month. Otherwise, the team stuck around .500, and lately have shown signs of breaking into the type of hot streak that could make… [More]

Series Preview: Pirates @ Brewers

Pirates Prospects recently featured an extensive analysis of the Pirates’ current issues. If you’re inclined to dismiss the Pirates as contenders, consider the Brewers’ own rough patches this season. While the Brewers arguably encountered (and arguably overcame) their worst injury issues early in the season… [More]

Quick Glance: “Junk” vs. Brewers Bats

One of the most important tasks of analysis is to address “commonly held beliefs” or “intuitions,” in order to determine whether certain beliefs have merit. This is certainly true of crucial social institutions and political issues, and it’s also true of entertainment industries, such as… [More]

Series Preview: Blue Jays @ Brewers

Believe it or not, the Blue Jays and Brewers share exactly the same record since the beginning of July, when both teams opened the month at Rogers Centre. While the Blue Jays are currently experiencing a difficult losing stretch, the Brewers weathered such a set… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Dodgers

At the beginning of August, the stretch run of the season officially began: the National League Central clubs began an eight week schedule that would place their Champion into the playoffs. The first ten games of that stretch are complete; if Thursday’s series-salvaging win against… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Cubs

70 days have passed since the Brewers and Cubs last met at Miller Park, and their series at Wrigley Field will introduce a new set of faces to Brewers fans. In case you haven’t followed the Cubs’ roster development, they used a series of midseason… [More]

Series Preview: Dodgers @ Brewers

2014: Dodgers (116 G): 479 RS / 422 RA Brewers (115 G): 498 RS / 469 RA The Dodgers entered Thursday’s game approximately 30 runs better than the NL / Dodger Stadium, while the Brewers bats were at least 34 runs better than average. After… [More]

Series Preview: Giants @ Brewers

If you’re a cynic about baseball, the Giants and Brewers series is a non-starter between two choking, declining, collapsing clubs. Forget the fact that both clubs share one of the best records in the National League; the trajectories of both clubs shows that these records… [More]