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Brandon Kintzler lands on DL, Rob Wooten recalled

The Brewers have had some fortunate injury luck to start the 2014 season, but were forced to make their first disabled list move of the year following Saturday’s win over Pittsburgh. Reliever Brandon Kintzler heads to the DL after being unavailable the past few days… [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 Previews: Closer

Starter: Jim Henderson Backup: Francisco Rodriguez, Brandon Kintzler AAA Depth: Johnny Hellweg, Michael Blazek, Alfredo Figaro The future: Jimmy Nelson, Damien Magnifico, David Goforth, Wei-Chung Wang, John Axford again? Closers are a strange breed, or at least that’s the expectation. It’s perhaps the one role in baseball where a player’s outrageous /… [More]

Brewers Camp Battles: Bullpen Fun

Last season, despite owning the fifth-lowest ERA, the Brewers’ bullpen held the ninth-highest FIP and sixth-lowest WAR. It wasn’t an elite group, but it wasn’t terrible, either. They only walk 3.04 batters per nine innings, stranded 77% of base runners, and posted a fairly league… [More]

Another Bullpen Implosion in St. Louis

For the second-consecutive evening, a Brewers pitcher carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the team ultimately lost the game. Right-hander Marco Estrada was brilliant, throwing strikes and generating 13 swings-and-misses. He and Jonathan Lucroy had an effective gameplan for the Cardinals, working primarily with… [More]

Brandon Kintzler: A Sinking Success

In 2006, Brandon Kintzler reported to Peoria, Arizona for spring training as a member of the San Diego Padres organization. While there, he felt some discomfort in his pitching arm. For a while he popped Advil and hoped it would go away. When it wouldn’t… [More]

Exploring ERA and Expectations for Brewers’ Pitching

Pitching statistics are far from perfect. Around the early 1900s’, a pitcher was expected to throw the complete game. So determining a pitcher’s effectiveness by a simple “win” or “loss” was a decent barometer. That is until James Otis Crandall began to pitch. Widely considered… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Weeks, Betancourt, Winning Streak

“My question. Have the Brewers ever had a worse clean up hitter than Rickie Weeks?”  –  @GeezerInSC Many Brewers fans have complained about Rickie Weeks batting cleanup, mostly because he’s hitting 4-for-44 as the Brewers’ cleanup hitter this season. He has struck out 20 times… [More]

Brewers eliminated from playoff race, but optimism for 2013

In the end, early- and mid-season struggles were just too much to overcome for the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers were eliminated from playoff contention with their 7-0 loss to the Houston Astros, but those postseason dreams would have died anyway with St. Louis’ win… [More]

Quick Hits: Lucroy, Aoki, Kintzler

In a must-win game against the Cincinnati Reds, right-hander Shaun Marcum tossed six innings of one-run baseball, and the offense provided more than enough firepower to propel the Brewers to a victory. Combined with a St. Louis Cardinals loss against the Houston Astros, Milwaukee moved back… [More]