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Personal List: Brewers End-of-Season Top 15 Prospects

While the Milwaukee Brewers failed to accomplish anything of note at the major league level this season, one wouldn’t be far off by saying 2015 was a banner year for the growth of the farm system. The system graduated some nice pieces in Taylor Jungmann,… [More]

30 Farmhands #11: Meet the Surprise Saguaros

On Tuesday, Brewers fans can add an early afternoon game to the undeniable slate of intriguing playoffs (potential) elimination games that occur later in the day. The Brewers once again are sending some of their most intriguing, advanced prospects to the Surprise Saguaros in the… [More]

30 Farmhands #9: Sleepers (Part Two)

As many, many sources have documented throughout the season, there is a lot to like about the Brewers minor league development during the 2015 season. The AA Biloxi Shuckers had an amazing season while facing a seemingly insurmountable roadtrip; several key minor leaguers exhibited breakthroughs… [More]

30 Farmhands #9: Sleepers (Part One)

As many, many sources have documented throughout the season, there is a lot to like about the Brewers minor league development during the 2015 season. The AA Biloxi Shuckers had an amazing season while facing a seemingly insurmountable roadtrip; several key minor leaguers exhibited breakthroughs… [More]

Revisiting Scott Linebrink: Draft, Prospects, Trades

While I was writing about the legacies of Jack Zduriencik and Bruce Seid as scouting directors in Milwaukee, I was reminded of the amazing Scott Linebrink trade and the prospect status of Will Inman. The trade is arguably one of the first “true” win-now moves… [More]

30 Farmhands #8: Prospect Narratives

While working on ranking Brewers prospects, a number of difficult and intriguing issues appear. First and foremost, the convergence of lower-minor or Brewers-homegrown prospects that are advancing, and supremely advanced external acquisitions leads to a difficult set of wagers about the system’s value. The Brewers… [More]

Friday Morning Coffee: Roache, OF prospects, HomeGrown SP

There are a couple of recent comments that have been really thought-provoking, so I’d like to take a look at them to add to those recent posts. Victor Roache On my Top 15 list, Tyler Laabs asked: One question for you on the Coulter thing…. [More]

Personal List: Brewers Midseason Top 15 Prospects

Throughout the season, I have shifted my focus from the MLB team to the Brewers’ farm system, which is perhaps a necessary consequence of preparing to cover a rebuilding ballclub. The Brewers also had one of the most exciting minor league seasons that they could… [More]

Smartbuilding #10: San Diego Padres

If the Brewers hire a new GM externally, how many of the club’s core prospects will remain? Among Orlando Arcia, Tyrone Taylor, Victor Roache, Clint Coulter, Tyler Wagner, Jorge Lopez, Michael Reed, and now Brett Phillips, Zach Davies, Domingo Santana, Josh Hader, and Adrian Houser?… [More]

30 Farmhands #7: Meet the Newcomers

Yesterday, the Brewers front office doubled down on their effort to trade Carlos Gomez after the deal with the Mets fell through. This time, the Brewers attempted to send the superstar centerfielder to the Junior Circuit, and successfully dealt Gomez to the Houston Astros (along… [More]