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Narratives: National League Wins

One of the most difficult aspects of analyzing the 2015 Brewers roster is that the club could conceivably move in two directions: the Brewers could continue to build on their successful 150 days from 2014 and contend for the division, or they could continue their… [More]

30 Farmhands #2: The Best of “The Rest”

One of the great aspects of cheering for the Milwaukee Brewers organization in 2014 is that the club arguably had one of their best drafts in GM Doug Melvin‘s tenure (maybe even in a decade). Certainly, Bruce Seid and his staff made a marked change… [More]

Depth Trade: Quintana Out, Wren In

Doug Melvin made a trade today, in what some Braves analysts are calling a “purge” of Wren from the organization. The Braves’ former GM, Frank Wren, drafted his son Kyle Wren in the 8th round of the 2013 draft. The young Wren is primarily a… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #5: Front Office

There is an argument to be made that the Milwaukee Brewers are successfully rebuilding their franchise. Even if some fans are frustrated by the seemingly middle-of-the-road roster results from a perpetual “win-now” strategy, GM Doug Melvin has completely shifted draft and farm ideology within the… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #4: Reserve Control

One wonders whether it was a conscientious strategy of GM Doug Melvin to follow the Brewers’ 2014 collapse with an extremely active first week of the offseason. Whatever the motivations — certainly, at least, to make the team better — Melvin is giving Brewers fans… [More]

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]