Clayton Kershaw | Disciples of Uecker

Disciples of Uecker

We'd like to go to the Playoffs, that would be cool.

Posts Tagged ‘Clayton Kershaw ’

You’re My Boy, Braun!

By on August 18, 2014

You’re My Boy, Braun!

“You’re my boy, Braun!” It’s the bottom of the first inning of Friday’s game at Dodger stadium. I’m seated near the right field line, tucked two sections before the foul pole. Ryan Braun is close enough to hear me yell, but it’s not me bellowing… [More]

Kershaw, Aces, and Rotations

By now, this must be boring to read. For years, I’ve followed Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw‘s ascent against their Hall of Famer, Sandy Koufax. Kershaw’s exceptional pace to become the Dodgers’ best left-hander in history continued in 2013, and if I write so frequently about… [More]

2012 NL 100+ IP Rankings

By on November 1, 2012

2012 NL 100+ IP Rankings

In 2012, the National League was a robust replacement league, which made mid-level performances (and mid-IP performances) more valuable throughout the season. Overall, National League clubs employed 73 regular starters to work 100+ innings in 2012. Those regular starters averaged between 28 and 29 G… [More]

Tuesday Round Up: NL MVP and Playoff Races

It’s been a refrain on repeat at Disciples of Uecker throughout the 2012 season: Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun is playing well enough to win his second consecutive NL MVP. However, given (a) the Brewers’ lack of contention, and (b) Braun’s labor victory over the MLB… [More]

Sushi Lunch: Catching Up With Gomez and the West Coast

I must be getting old. Five or six years ago, I used to make an event out of each and every west coast Brewers game, finding books to read or lining up food and beer for every pitch into the wee hours of the morning…. [More]

Game 26 Thought: Kershaw Struggles Against Right Handers

Clayton Kershaw is starting tonight for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has all the stuff that a staff ace should have – a mid-90s fastball, a sharp slider, and a biting curveball. However, he’s only running an FIP of 4.09 and a xFIP of 4.78…. [More]