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Pitching Resource: 4 Win Improvement

After judging the rotational depth in the DoU preview series, there is a general sense that the Brewers’ rotation is much improved for 2014. Matt Garza strengthens the club’s rotation by solidifying their top rotation depth, which in turn eases up the back end of… [More]

Resource: Fun with FIP, 2011-2013

One of the issues with Wins Above Replacement (WAR) statistics is that they are typically calculated with statistics that are removed from actual runs scored and allowed. This is especially true with pitching WAR in many cases, which are based around pitchers’ Fielding Independent Pitching… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Diamondbacks

After the Diamondbacks met the Brewers in the 2011 National League Division Series, having drawn the series to the fullest extent of excitement and competitive balance, Arizona’s nine suffered a fate similar to the Brewers in 2012. While both teams underperformed their run differentials —… [More]

What the Reds and Giants say about pitching

The 2012 Divisional series between the San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds seems a fitting, if ironic, match-up. After gaining the reputation of a hitting heavy club without much pitching in the unwelcoming confines of Great American Ballpark, the Reds won 97 games while scoring… [More]

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By on September 18, 2012

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What a wonderful day off on Monday — a nice opportunity to let Wily Peralta‘s dominant outing sink in, but also to step away from Wild Card insanity for a moment. Now that’s that. The Brewers begin their final run of the season, a grueling… [More]

Scenario City: A Wild Wild Card

When I wrote an introduction to the Wild Card week on Monday, I noted that the Brewers’ main task was to keep on winning while the other clubs faltered. The Brewers’ series against the Braves served as one of their last chances to directly impact… [More]

Narratives Revised: 2012, Peralta’s Strikes, 2008 Sheets

There is a new narrative overtaking the 2012 Brewers’ season, displacing our grave concerns of April and May. Gone are those Milwaukee nine of the replacement breed; our beloved club now carries their best bats. After warming throughout the season, the Brewers’ offense scored 203… [More]

Noon Hour Rounds: Tuesday, May 22

Last night the Brewers lost a tough 14-inning contest with the San Francisco Giants. Although the game seemed over from the start, as Brewers starter Randy Wolf allowed 3 runs in the top of the first inning, the Brewers hung tough and Wolf capped the… [More]

What makes a winner?

Newsflash: the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers need to play better against winning teams. Last night, the Brewers lost a 3-1 battle to the New York Mets that looked closer than it was, with the Brewers once again mounting late scoring opportunities that did not result in… [More]

Battlin’ Zack and his Cutter

Heading into Monday night’s contest against the Houston nine, it seemed like every previous start by Zack Greinke proved to be fodder for either extreme in the “sign him / don’t sign him” debate. If you’re like me, last night’s start was PERFECT: finally, a… [More]