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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]

An Offseason NL Central Smorgasbord

As Doug Melvin recently noted, only six National League teams finished the 2013 season above .500. Three of those teams were in the NL Central. Playing in the NL’s best and most competitive division will make it even more difficult for the Brewers to contend… [More]

Brewers No Longer Have Protected Pick In 2014

As the Brewers fell out of postseason contention extraordinarily early, much of the attention turned to young players on the roster. The second half of the season morphed into a big-league audition for guys like Scooter Gennett, Khris Davis, Tyler Thornburg and Johnny Hellweg. While some… [More]

Mark Rogers and the First Round Descent

Milwaukee Brewers fans have an extreme relationship with GM Doug Melvin. Overall, Melvin’s tenure in Milwaukee is undoubtedly one of the most successful periods of baseball in Brewers history, regardless of any other critiques or concerns. Yet, those concerns are continually bubbling to the surface… [More]

Rounding the Bases: Trade Deadline, Pt. 2

Disappointed by the Milwaukee Brewers inaction at the trade deadline? Follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter to join the discussion. Steve Garczynski: The trade deadline has come and gone, and it was a quiet day around baseball. The Red Sox acquired Jake Peavy in a… [More]

Could Doug Melvin Be On The Hot Seat?

Considering the preseason expectations that the Brewers could have an outside shot at a playoff berth, the 2013 season has proven to be disastrous. Milwaukee currently sits 16 games under .500 and has major contributors wasting away on the disabled list. Furthermore, the starting rotation… [More]