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Enough is Enough: Time for a Rebrand

Let me begin this piece by asking a simple question. If you had something that was perceived by many to be the best of its kind, what would you do with it? Wouldn’t you want to show it off as much as you could, flashing… [More]

Making an Ace: Evaluating Wily Peralta’s Struggles

Disharmonious to prior seasons, this year’s Brewers team is painted with a common tone that seems to have already latched itself as the tagline of the 2016 campaign: uncertainty. The most recent case came last week, when Craig Counsell named Wily Peralta as the Opening… [More]

Keon Broxton: Opening Day CF?

When General Manager David Stearns acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Pirates in exchange for Jason Rogers, he was continuing along the trail he had already constructed in his short tenure at the top of the Brewers Front Office: seeking out low risk, high reward… [More]

Wednesday Morning Coffee: Nichols, Houser, Cubs

While the best Divisional Series in a couple of seasons are coming down to the wire, the Brewers front office announced some news in the background. The organization is reworking their front office under the eye of David Stearns. Fans that questioned whether the new… [More]

GM Gamble: Internal or External?

I have to admit, it’s been tough to write about the Brewers during this “stage of uncertainty” after President & GM Doug Melvin announced that he would be stepping aside. First, there are the looming questions and thoughts about how to approach Melvin’s tenure, but… [More]

Wednesday Morning Coffee: Melvin’s Legacy, Analytics, GMs

Yesterday, Brewers President and General Manager Doug Melvin announced that he would step away from everyday GM duties, and into an advisory role for the club. Melvin ran the club for 13 years, advancing in executive ranks to club President as the Brewers consistently opted… [More]

Strategy Recap: Sixth Inning Meltdown

Our Milwaukee Nine are having a rough season, and there was not a better demonstration of that fact than the San Francisco Giants’ sixth inning performance against Kyle Lohse and three relievers: Jeremy Jeffress, Will Smith, and Neal Cotts. The inning exhibited a crushing shift… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast Episode 34: Counsell & Rebuilding

Introduction In this special two part episode, Vineet Barot and Ryan Topp discuss the  Brewers managerial change and the likely upcoming rebuild process. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @rdtopp Follow Vineet on Twitter: @vbarot87 Part 1: Counselling Session – How rare is it to promote someone… [More]

Counsell Round ‘Em Up

Is it me, or does Craig Counsell look more like a ballplayer than the Brewers’ new manager? One wonders whether Counsell can suit up to take some innings on the middle infield. From Stephen Watson of WISN: Thus far, the reaction to Counsell himself appears to… [More]

Brewers Claim SS Josh Wilson from the Diamondbacks

Hello, Disciples of Uecker. Jack, er, Mr. Moore recently reached out to me about writing here. I demanded a huge salary. He said no. I acquiesced. Jack drives a hard bargain. Here I am. In case you did not notice – which is completely understandable… [More]