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Presented Without Comment: Zduriencik vs. Melvin

*** 2009-2015 W-L OD Payroll Playoffs Most Common / Best Finish / Total GB BA Top 100 Prospects (2010-present) Jack Zduriencik 505-595 (.459) $667.1 million n/a 4th (5 times) / 3rd (twice) / 138 21 Doug Melvin 545-554 (.496) $649.1 million Lost 2011 NLCS 3rd… [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]

10 Worst Doug Melvin Moves

By on August 12, 2015

10 Worst Doug Melvin Moves

Originally posted May 23, 2013 Earlier on, we looked at the 10 best moves in the tenure of Brewers’ president and general manager Doug Melvin. Before delving into the negative side, it’s worth looking back at those. Some of the items on this list are going to… [More]

10 Best Doug Melvin Moves

By on August 12, 2015

10 Best Doug Melvin Moves

Originally posted May 23, 2013 Last fall, Brewers president and general manager Doug Melvin marked his 10th anniversary with the club running its baseball operations. That makes this is his 11th season at the helm for the organization. It’s the second longest tenure, behind the great Harry… [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]

Ranking Top Prospects

By on August 11, 2015

Ranking Top Prospects

Once the Brewers experienced that wretched April, fans rather enthusiastically resigned to the fact that the Milwaukee organization would (perhaps, finally) rebuild their MLB roster and farm system. Of course, to prospect newcomers, there could be no better Brewers farm system to follow: prior to… [More]

Smartbuilding #10: San Diego Padres

If the Brewers hire a new GM externally, how many of the club’s core prospects will remain? Among Orlando Arcia, Tyrone Taylor, Victor Roache, Clint Coulter, Tyler Wagner, Jorge Lopez, Michael Reed, and now Brett Phillips, Zach Davies, Domingo Santana, Josh Hader, and Adrian Houser?… [More]

Brewers Headed in the Right Direction

The non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Friday afternoon, and when the dust had settled it was clear that the team has decided to go in a somewhat different direction than the path they have been on since Mark Attanasio took over as owner… [More]

Smartbuilding #9: Doug Melvin’s Conservatism

For quite some time, I’ve worked to formulate a thread, an argument, or an ideology about the Brewers’ front office. There is a seemingly simple fact about Brewers President and GM Doug Melvin that becomes more complex as it is unfolded: Melvin is loyal to… [More]

Gomez Trade & Non-Trade

If you’re like me, last night’s intrigue that spanned dinner time to bedtime occupied your thoughts. The Brewers and Mets were prepared to agree on a trade involving Milwaukee superstar Carlos Gomez, and both teams went so far as to inform the players involved. The… [More]