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Will the Brewers Go “All In” Again in 2015?

It’s been awhile, so hopefully the cliche can be forgiven: are the Brewers going to go “all in” and deal away some of their top prospects for immediate impact? If they do so, it really shouldn’t be a surprise, because it would be the third time… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #2: NLCS

The San Francisco Giants have endured six losing seasons in the last decade — more than our beloved Milwaukee Brewers, even!, but when the National League Championship Series begins, they will have their chance to claim a Senior Circuit destiny. Despite their fluctuation between losing… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Reds

When the Brewers schedule was released, the September series against the Reds hinted at the potential for heavy-hitting games with playoff implications. Since the Pittsburgh Pirates won during the Brewers’ day off, there is not much of a playoff threat hanging over these games; neither… [More]

Status Report: Brewers’ Right-Handed Relief

Following Friday’s blockbuster deal between the Cubs and A’s, trade season is in full swing. Sitting atop the NL Central makes the Brewers potential buyers. So, over the weekend, Ryan Topp sketched out the Brewers’ situation. As he noted, right-handed relief pitching is near the… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Left Field

Starter: Khris Davis Backup: Logan Schafer AAA depth: Caleb Gindl, Kentrail Davis The Future: Victor Roache If Ryan Braun’s suspension brought anything positive to the Brewers last season, it was an extended look at their young outfielders. Khris Davis, Logan Schafer, and Caleb Gindl were… [More]

2014 Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals receive so much praise as a baseball organization that it’s difficult to remember that they actually lost the World Series in 2013. While the St. Louis organization may only be able to hang its hat on an NL Pennant (their second in three… [More]

Complacency, Expectations, and the Milwaukee Brewers

Mark Attanasio made his message loud and clear for the players in his annual team address before the first full-squad spring workout, as Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel reported: the Brewers expect to win and put their increased payroll to use in 2014. “This year,… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [More]

UPDATED: 2014 Roster and Payroll Estimates

Earlier in the off-season, I examined the state of the Brewers’ roster and payroll for the 2014 season. There weren’t a lot of mysteries because of the number of contracts already on the books and young players with jobs locked up. Since then the Brewers… [More]

Corey Hart Signs with the Mariners

Another “core” piece of the Brewers’ rebuilding effort of the first half of the last decade left Milwaukee on Wednesday when first basemen Corey Hart signed a one year deal with the Mariners that could pay him as much as $13 million in 2014 if… [More]