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Pre-Deadline Top 15 Prospects

In what seems like a surreal moment, our beloved Milwaukee Brewers may look a lot different after the coming days’ flurry of trade speculation and final trades.  With rumors swirling about Jonathan Lucroy, Jeremy Jeffress, Will Smith, and a number of others, the major league… [More]

Personal List: Preseason Top Prospects

Recently, I’ve been analyzing the offseason of GM David Stearns, specifically focusing on several of the newcomers and the depth of the system that Stearns has enhanced. Milwaukee’s organization was taking off before the GM started his wave of trades, and since Stearns focused on… [More]

Top 50 Prospects: Young Bats

Continuing Disciples of Uecker‘s prospect coverage, we’re highlighting all of the prospects throughout the Brewers’ organization that merit some extra attention. This series will serve as a primer for our forthcoming “Top Prospect List,” to be revealed at the end of these features. These features… [More]

Lind Out / 3 RHP In

By on December 9, 2015

Lind Out / 3 RHP In

Brewers roster-building fanatics and prospect heads waited through a quiet Tuesday, but were rewarded with a surprising trade for 1B Adam Lind to Seattle. I say “surprising” because the Brewers did not go for an MLB-level buy-low candidate (like Marco Estrada in the original Lind… [More]

Revenue Sharing

By on December 7, 2015

Revenue Sharing

Yahoo Sports covered an intriguing Forbes report: MLB revenues increased for the 13th consecutive year, this time increasing by approximately $500 million to $9.5 billion leaguewide. Incidentally, this increase is not necessarily anything to write home about after the MLB raised revenue by $1 billion… [More]

Personal List: Brewers End-of-Season Top 15 Prospects

While the Milwaukee Brewers failed to accomplish anything of note at the major league level this season, one wouldn’t be far off by saying 2015 was a banner year for the growth of the farm system. The system graduated some nice pieces in Taylor Jungmann,… [More]

Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lopez, Instructs, Top 15

The Brewers provided a late night special in San Diego, offering the MLB debut of Jorge Lopez on a (strangely timed?) trip to the west coast. Lopez flashed his fastball into the mid-90s, and equally selected his change and trademark curve to keep the Brewers… [More]

30 Farmhands #8: Prospect Narratives

While working on ranking Brewers prospects, a number of difficult and intriguing issues appear. First and foremost, the convergence of lower-minor or Brewers-homegrown prospects that are advancing, and supremely advanced external acquisitions leads to a difficult set of wagers about the system’s value. The Brewers… [More]

Personal List: Brewers Midseason Top 15 Prospects

Throughout the season, I have shifted my focus from the MLB team to the Brewers’ farm system, which is perhaps a necessary consequence of preparing to cover a rebuilding ballclub. The Brewers also had one of the most exciting minor league seasons that they could… [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]