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Series Preview: Brewers @ Pirates

To what extent was the Brewers collapse predictable? On August 1, BaseballProspectus adjusted standings included scenarios that projected 84-to-86 wins for our beloved Milwaukee Nine. In the first order of standings — focused on run differentials — the Brewers fared the best, beating out the… [More]

Presented Without Comment: 12

Race to 90 W-L to 90 Actual Pace W RS / RA W Last 10 Pace Note Cardinals 7-5 90 82 90 Already outplayed RS/RA Pirates 11-2 86 85 89 Toughest Remaining Schedule Brewers 12-0 84 81 84 91 W pace on August 19 ***… [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: 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]

Great Teams, Awful Baseball

Unfortunately, the time between my most recent pep talks has been entirely too short, but Brewers fans seem to need more reasons to be optimistic about their beloved (or hated?) Milwaukee Nine. So, say it with me: Great teams can play awful baseball. Take the… [More]

Series Preview: Phillies @ Brewers

It seems like so long ago already, but I wrote my first series preview when the Brewers headed to Philadelphia during their first roadtrip. In that preview, I noted the similar trajectories between the Phillies and Brewers organizations, which looks shocking in hindsight: the Brewers… [More]

2014 Position Preview: Rotation Depth

Starters: Tyler Thornburg, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Replacement Depth: Zach Duke AAA Depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos, Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Alfredo Figaro The Future: Taylor Jungmann, Ariel Pena, Jorge Lopez As much attention as we give to the 25 players that break camp with… [More]

2014 Position Preview: Back of Rotation

Starters: Marco Estrada, Wily Peralta Replacement Depth: Tyler Thornburg, Jimmy Nelson, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Alfredo Figaro AAA depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos The Future: Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Taylor Jungmann In 2013, the Brewers received 26% of their total innings from replacement pitchers. These… [More]