Francisco Rodriguez | Disciples of Uecker - Part 2

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Brewers bringing back Thirty Pitches of Terror

While the Brewers’ bullpen has stabilized a bit recently, it’s never a bad idea to add an insurance policy. Well, maybe almost never, depending on your opinion of the Brewers bringing Francisco Rodriguez back. The Brewers announced after Wednesday night’s walkoff win that they were… [More]

Two former Brewers in Law’s Top 50 Free Agents list

With free agency officially starting, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual list of Top 50 free agents (Insider-only link) on the market. Two former Brewers made the list: Shaun Marcum at #23 and Francisco Rodriguez at #46. Law has Marcum as the 10th-best starting pitcher… [More]

Arbitration and Pending Free Agents

Last night, Paul Hagen reported on MLB.com that MLB and MLBPA set the arbitration mark for the 2012-2013 off-season. In order to gain a compensatory pick for losing free agents, ballclubs must offer their pending free agents at least $13.3 million. Furthermore, in order to… [More]

Thursday Round-up: Make it stop!

Following the thread of my meandering exploration on Tuesday, the Brewers promptly scored 6 runs on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing their output in the Rocky Mountains to 18 total runs scored. For the third time in three weeks, the Brewers scored 18 or more runs… [More]

Brewers ax Axford as closer

Apparently, Ron Roenicke has seen enough. Following John Axford’s sixth blown save of the season, the Brewers manager is pulling Axford from the closer role. If there’s a save situation Tuesday night, Francisco Rodriguez will be taking the mound in the 9th. Roenicke’s comments on… [More]

Throwing Out the Bullpen

This summer, one key rule has kept our humble Ohio City home in order: when the Brewers are leading after 7, GO TO BED! It’s a useful rule, given that Brewers games typically start around 8:10 PM on eastern time, and it ensures that I… [More]

Balance and Blame: What’s going on!?!?

On May 6, 2011, the greatest Milwaukee Brewers team in franchise history sat in last place in the National League Central. The club struggled to stay afloat after their prolonged winless start, and they flat-out sputtered to a halt to open May. From April 30… [More]

Brewers April Round Up

I have to admit, I was concerned about writing this morning. Now that we’re out in the eastern time zone, the west coast games practically start after we’re asleep. So, I was pleasantly surprised when I accidentally left my computer volume and GameDay window open,… [More]

Walks Key To Bullpen Struggles

Tied at four apiece in the seventh inning, Wednesday afternoon’s series finale against the Houston Astros slipped into what has been an all-too-familiar script this month: Bullpen Struggles. Jose Veras and Mike McClendon combined to surrender six hits and three runs. Those late runs proved too difficult… [More]

Missing In Action: K-Rod’s Changeup

In each of the past four seasons, FanGraphs has rated the changeup as Francisco Rodriguez‘s most effective pitch. It has become more important every season, as he has adjusted his approach on the mound since his fastball velocity has steadily declined from 94.8 MPH in… [More]