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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]

Gallardo & Estrada 1: Front Office & Coaches

Martin Perez, David Price, Cole Hamels, and Marcus Stroman: these are the four pitchers that former Brewers starters Yovani Gallardo and Marco Estrada have out-pitched during their 2015 American League Divisional Series. The former rotation mates share a playoff series for the first time since… [More]

Smartbuilding #11: Roster Construction

Watching Jake Arrieta dominate over the last couple of years for the Cubs should present a great lesson for Brewers fans: forget the draft/develop fetish. Seeing Edinson Volquez turn his career around in Pittsburgh, or even Francisco Liriano (and Francisco Cervelli), should do the same:… [More]

The Davis / Gennett Connection

As the Brewers introduce their new GM David Stearns, fans will have the opportunity to fully assess the legacy of President & GM Doug Melvin. Recently, the 2009 draft will be one of the thorny issues to untangle, as the regular players emerging from that… [More]

David Stearns & Analytics

By on September 21, 2015

David Stearns & Analytics

Reports surfaced on Sunday that the Milwaukee Brewers may have ended their general manager search: David Stearns, previously Assistant GM in Houston, will allegedly be taking the organizational reins in Milwaukee. The club has yet to make the official announcement, but many are already touting… [More]

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]