Carlos Gomez | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

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Quarter Season Crisis

By on May 20, 2013

Quarter Season Crisis

.215/.276/.339 Traditional baseball fans know that this slash line is not a particularly good one. All three stats (batting average/on-base percentage/slugging percentage) are below the current league average. .615 OPS /.271 wOBA /68 wRC+ Fans of baseball’s advanced metrics (Sabermetricians, statheads, Saberheads, nerds, number crunchers,… [More]

Saturn Nuts or Scary Stats?

On Sunday morning, I did something out of the ordinary and slept in. I walked my dogs then double-checked that everything was good to go with my fantasy baseball line-up. That’s when I saw that the Brewers game had started and the Crew was already… [More]

Where do NL Central Teams Stash their Cash?

Earlier this week, the folks at the LA Times put together a pretty sweet, interactive tool that can compare where each MLB team has spent its payroll for the 2013 season. I highly, highly recommend that you check it out. I find the disparity of… [More]

Miller Park’s Foul Ball Wall of Fame

It was the second inning of Friday’s game between the Brewers and Cardinals. Carlos Gomez stepped to the plate as the NL leader in batting average. After going 6-for-37 (.162 AVG) through the first nine games of the season, Gomez had gone on a tear…. [More]

No Strategy But Win

By on April 29, 2013

No Strategy But Win

This has been a spectacularly strange beginning to the season: team streaks, bizarre baserunning, Rickie Weeks on kryptonite, Ryan Braun in full Adam Dunn mode. Like a lot of fans, I tend to place parameters on my hopes for an upcoming season. This season’s boundaries… [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]

Thursday Lunch: Rowdy Replacements

Our very own Alex Poterack provided what may prove to be the image of the year, as he summarized the fan experience of Yuniesky Betancourt. While J.P. Breen gave Our Beloved Yuni his due just the other day, the most stubborn shortstop in baseball helped… [More]

Escape from Slump City

By on April 15, 2013

Escape from Slump City

On Sunday afternoon, the Brewers and Cardinals game was getting hard to watch. The Brewers were down 3-0 and hadn’t scored a run in 32 consecutive innings, a franchise record. To distract myself, I found a YouTube clip of Guns N’ Roses blasting through a… [More]

2013 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers Situational Baseball

According to The Bill James Handbook, the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers scored 168 manufactured runs, and they allowed 151 manufactured runs from their opponents. This was one of the better figures in the National League, although their differential was not as strong as 2011; during their… [More]

Carlos Gomez and Managing Expectations

If you’re expecting anything big from the 2013-14 iteration of the Milwaukee Brewers, chances are you will be disappointed. But this all depends on how you define “big.” This offseason sometimes seemed like a deliberate effort by the team’s management to lower fans’ expectations. It… [More]