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Batting Failures

By on April 20, 2015

Batting Failures

The Brewers once again kept a game close, tempting fans with an opportunity to seize a road victory, but ultimately fell to the Pirates on Sunday afternoon. The Pirates completed the series sweep, handing the Brewers their worst start in franchise history. Fans are instantly… [More]

Gomez & Lucroy: The Gateway to 2015

When Jonathan Lucroy‘s hamstring injury was reported last week, it was difficult to not imagine the injury as some continuation of the “collapse” narrative. That is, if the Brewers collapsed out of sheer, inexplicable luck in 2014, a different side of that coin seemed poised… [More]

Revisiting Jonathan Lucroy’s Value

While many sports fans were freaking out over the total value of the contract signed by Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton, a relatively new labor weapon was secured in the outfielder’s deal. Namely, the MVP Candidate joined the group of recent stars and free agents to… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #4: Reserve Control

One wonders whether it was a conscientious strategy of GM Doug Melvin to follow the Brewers’ 2014 collapse with an extremely active first week of the offseason. Whatever the motivations — certainly, at least, to make the team better — Melvin is giving Brewers fans… [More]

Game of the Year: Brewers vs Cardinals (7/11/14)

On Friday July 11, 2014, the Brewers welcomed the Cardinals into Miller Park to begin a big three-game series before the All-Star break. At 52-41, the Brewers were in first place, two games ahead of the Cards. A perch they had held for 89 consecutive… [More]

Brewers Keep Winning Despite Doubts and Doubters

After a disappointing four-game split with the Cubs at Wrigley, the Brewers went out to LA and promptly swept the Dodgers. The Crew won games started by both Zack Greinke and Clay Kershaw in the process, thanks in large part to some very good pitching… [More]

Summary of Previews: Brewers’ First Half

62.5% If there’s a telling statistic about the Brewers’ recent success and struggles, it’s also a straightforward statistic: from June 1 onward, 62.5% of the Brewers’ games required five runs (or more) in order to win. Let that sink in: basically, for every series, the… [More]

The Many Sides of Aramis Ramirez

To say Aramis Ramirez was having problems at the plate prior to Saturday’s game would be an understatement. Ramirez had not recorded more than one hit in a game since smacking three singles against the Cardinals on April 16th. That 18-game stretch with no multi-hit… [More]

Injuries, Roster Utilization, and the Brewers

The Brewers pulled off, arguably, their most impressive win of the season Monday night in St. Louis. Trailing 3-0 in the 7th inning against a dominant Michael Wacha, the Brewers plated three runs to tie the game. The bullpen kept the Cardinals offense scoreless for… [More]

Taking a Look at the Brewers Aggressive Offensive Approach

The Brewers’ nine-game winning streak was snapped on Monday night at the hands of timely Cardinals hitting and a dominant Lance Lynn performance. A Jhonny Peralta solo homer got St. Louis on the board in the second inning, and Jon Jay put the game away… [More]