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ESPN Power Rankings Week 12: Extending the Stay at No. 23

For the third consecutive week, the Brewers are sitting comfortably at No. 23 in the latest ESPN Power Rankings. Here are my comments to ESPN: Following their tumultuous 2-7 West Coast road trip, Milwaukee has rebounded by taking two of three from the first-place Nationals.Matt Garza… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings Week 8: Brewers Sneak Up to No. 25

This was definitely one of the Brewers better weeks, and it showed in the box scores. The Crew went 5-1 over the span of the last week, and that one blemish could have very easily been another victory. Bullpen relief was a major key for… [More]

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]