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Complacency, Expectations, and the Milwaukee Brewers

Mark Attanasio made his message loud and clear for the players in his annual team address before the first full-squad spring workout, as Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel reported: the Brewers expect to win and put their increased payroll to use in 2014. “This year,… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 8

Disciples of Uecker writer Jonathan Judge joins host Vineet Barot to discuss what “core wins” means and how that applies to the Mlwaukee Brewers. You can subscribe to, rate and review the Disciples of Uecker Podcast on iTunes here. The music for this episdoe is  ”Da… [More]

Why They Play the Games: Projected BP Standings

Baseball Prospectus released PECOTA for 2014 earlier this week and the results are uninspiring for the Milwaukee Brewers. The St. Louis Cardinals are viewed as the class of the division with a projected 88 wins, followed by a grouping of the Reds, Brewers and Pirates… [More]

Does it Matter Who Else Joins the Brewers Bullpen?

Several names are probably locks for the opening day bullpen: Jim Henderson, Brandon Kintzler, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, and Tyler Thornburg. That leaves one or two spots. Does it really matter who the Brewers choose? We can answer that by continuing last week’s discussion about… [More]

Matt Garza, and the Importance of an Average Rotation

As you’ve been told many times, the Brewers finalized a deal this past weekend with Matt Garza. The contract, which guarantees four years and offers various possibilities for a fifth, values Garza as providing an additional 2 to 2.5 wins per season. I am absolutely… [More]

The Garza Contract Just Keeps Getting Better

On Monday, we looked at how the Matt Garza contract fits into the long term outlook for the team. Ultimately, the conclusion was that while Garza does present risks and the team isn’t in a prime position to contend in the NL Central, there were other… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 6

Disciples of Uecker writers Ryan Topp and Jaymes Langrehr join host Vineet Barot to talk about the Brewers latest signing: Matt Garza. You can rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Kershaw, Greinke, Lohse, Gallardo: Value & Dependability

Clayton Kershaw‘s seven-year, $215 million contract might be the first megadeal in MLB history that seems like a bargain. First and foremost, Kershaw’s exceptional pitching record does not make it strange to hear that he’s the best-paid pitcher in MLB-history. Not only does Kershaw boast… [More]

Fly Balls, Ground Balls, and Brewers

There’s been a lot of attention paid to a recent article in Baseball Prospectus by Andrew Koo. A free version was later republished by Deadspin. Citing some persuasive data, Koo argues that Oakland’s Billy Beane may be engaging in “Moneyball” all over again. This time,… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 3

Episode 3 features host Vineet Barot and Disciples of Uecker writer Ryan Topp answering listener questions about the upcoming Milwaukee Brewers 2014 season. Music by: Jermaine Event (Milwaukee) www.highereducationrecords.com  You can subscribe to, rate and review the Disciples of Uecker Podcast on iTunes here.