2014 Brewers | Disciples of Uecker

Disciples of Uecker

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

Posts Tagged ‘2014 Brewers ’

Building & Rebuilding #6: Depth

According to Phil Rogers of MLB.com, Brewers President and GM Doug Melvin said that the Brewers’ roster “can play tomorrow.” Of course, this quote came nearly two weeks ago, prior to the Brewers’ recent 40-man roster upgrades: RHP David Goforth RHP Taylor Jungmann IF Yadiel… [More]

30 Farmhands #1: Developing DSL

The Milwaukee Brewers opened their new Dominician Academy in November 2011. The Brewers’ Dominician Summer League (DSL) team plays in the San Pedro de Macoris division. MLB.com reported that the Academy was founded by former closer Salomon Torres, and the move undoubtedly served as an… [More]

2014 NL Team Pitching, Defense, and Parks

After a comment on my last 2014 National League Starting Pitching ranking post about Fielding Independent Pitching, I thought it would be valuable to present a basic resource about FIP to show its versatility and importance. In general, FIP is a statistic that is now… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #3: Elite Bullpen

Lately, I’ve been working on arguments that the Brewers need to enhance their starting rotation for 2015. First, given the “middle rotation explosion” in the 2014 NL, one can intuit that the 2015 NL may revert to top-heavy and bottom-heavy pitchers, which places the Brewers’… [More]

Monday Morning Coffee: AFL Recap

After a game postponed due to rain, the Glendale Desert Dogs suffered three consecutive losses, including two in one-run games. However, Brewers prospects received playing time, and if you happened to catch Bernie Pleskoff on Twitter, they received praise, too. The former MLB scout visited… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #2: NLCS

The San Francisco Giants have endured six losing seasons in the last decade — more than our beloved Milwaukee Brewers, even!, but when the National League Championship Series begins, they will have their chance to claim a Senior Circuit destiny. Despite their fluctuation between losing… [More]

Starting Improvements

By on October 7, 2014

Starting Improvements

If you watched the 2014 National League Wild Card, or followed any of the press coverage leading into the game, you undoubtedly heard about the resurgence of Edinson Volquez. Brewers fans were already well aware of Volquez’s development in Pittsburgh, as the former junkball righty… [More]

2014 NL Standings: RS / RA, Park Factors, Improvements

When the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants meet for the Wild Card, they will test two of the National League’s best offenses against basically-average pitching staffs. While both clubs play in parks that are ultimately advantageous to pitchers, PNC and AT&T both increased notably… [More]

Series Preview: Cubs @ Brewers

In the middle of the season, one of the most interesting, and common, fan refrains pointed out that the Brewers and Cubs shared similar records since the Brewers’ hot start. A simple way to look at it is to combine their May and June records…. [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Reds

When the Brewers schedule was released, the September series against the Reds hinted at the potential for heavy-hitting games with playoff implications. Since the Pittsburgh Pirates won during the Brewers’ day off, there is not much of a playoff threat hanging over these games; neither… [More]