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HOOKED: A Brief Brewers History of Short Starts

Matt Garza made 42 pitches during Saturday night’s start against the Washington Nationals. 28 pitches were for strikes. Yet, when Ron Roenicke made his way to the mound to remove Garza from the game, there was still only one out in the first inning. Across… [More]

From the Brewsletter — Ben Sheets: The No Brainer

What follows in an excerpt from the first edition of the Brewsletter, a Milwaukee Brewers newsletter that takes  a deeper look into Brewers topics of the present and past. To buy the 19-page Brewsletter No. 1 click this button. * * * Russ Bove spent… [More]

Opening Day Deeds

By on April 1, 2013

Opening Day Deeds

Even as a kid, I knew that the Opening Day of the baseball season was special. It was the only day of the year that my father would willingly miss work. He bundled himself amidst layers of long sleeve shirts and sweaters before leaving for… [More]

Ben Sheets Retires, A Retrospective

On Wednesday afternoon, Ben Sheets threw one scoreless inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates and officially retired from baseball. For good. “I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt I’m not playing again,” Sheets said. “No matter what, there is not enough help or money… [More]

Narratives Revised: 2012, Peralta’s Strikes, 2008 Sheets

There is a new narrative overtaking the 2012 Brewers’ season, displacing our grave concerns of April and May. Gone are those Milwaukee nine of the replacement breed; our beloved club now carries their best bats. After warming throughout the season, the Brewers’ offense scored 203… [More]

In Dan Haren, We See What Ben Sheets Could Have Been

From 2002 to 2007, Ben Sheets was the Milwaukee Brewers. At least, that’s the way it was in my mind. There were guys like Richie Sexson (who I loved) and Geoff Jenkins. Bill Hall was fun for a while. Starting in 2005, the young talent… [More]