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The Clobbering Cardinals

On Friday night, the Brewers exploded for a six run lead over the Cardinals. Unfortunately, the Cardinals clobbered four home runs to erase the deficit and eventually win, 7-6. After the Brewers’ fast start, the loss was unexpected, to say the least. Even more so… [More]

POPing the Productive Out Myth

Most baseball fans would say that Kyle Lohse made three mistakes in his game against the Atlanta Braves last Tuesday. The first mistake was the 2-0 sinker he threw Jason Heyward in the top of the fifth. Heyward hammered it for a two run home… [More]

Roenicke Should Challenge Early and Often

Ron Roenicke missed an opportunity to use his first replay challenge in the second inning on Opening Day. In a scoreless tie in the second, Aramis Ramirez was doubled off at second base on a Lyle Overbay liner, and the inning ended on a 3-6… [More]

The Brewers’ $100 M Ball Club

With all the projections being made about the Brewers’ 2014 season, here’s one you can take to the bank — the Brewers payroll will exceed $100 M for the first time in the organization’s history. AP compiled the Opening Day payrolls for every MLB team… [More]

DoU 2014 MLB Predictions: Brewers, World Series, and Award Winners

From the staff at Disciples of Uecker, here are our 2014 MLB predictions, which will be fun to look back upon in October and laugh at how terribly wrong we were. Ryan Curt Nick Jaymes Jonathan NL Central Final Standings Cardinals (93) Cardinals (92) Cardinals… [More]

2014 Position Previews: Setup Man

Starters: Brandon Kintzler, Francisco Rodriguez Backups: Will Smith, Jim Henderson AAA Depth: Michael Blazek, Rob Wooten, Johnny Hellweg The future: Kevin Shackelford, Wei-Chung Wang, Barrett Astin Yesterday, Tim previewed the closer role for the Brewers. He talked about Canadian closers, eccentric personalities, and Brandon Kintzler’s awesomeness…. [More]

2014 Position Preview: Centerfield

Starter: Carlos Gomez Backup: Logan Schafer AAA Depth: Elian Herrera, Kevin Mattison The Future: Tyrone Taylor, Carlos Gomez Baseball fans have little trouble with the notion that players who debut in their early twenties tend to improve for the first few years of their career;… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Week 1

This week on Disciples of Uecker: 3/10: Ryan previewed the catcher position 3/11: Curt previewed first base 3/12: Jonathan previewed second base 3/13: Steve previewed third base 3/14: Vineet previewed short stop

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Catchers

Starter: Jonathan Lucroy Backup: Martin Maldonado AAA depth: Matt Pagnozzi, Robinzon Diaz The Future: Clint Coulter, Cameron Garfield After years of struggling to produce a catcher and trying not to hand the position over to the aged likes of Damian Miller and Jason Kendall, the… [More]

Managing Expanded Replay

By on February 25, 2014

Managing Expanded Replay

It took a while, but expanded replay is finally here. Hopefully within a few years MLB will drop the “challenge” portion of the new replay system and just allow everything to be initiated  by either an umpire sitting in the booth or someone back in the… [More]