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ESPN Power Rankings Week 3: Brewers Drop to No. 28

As per usual, it’s another edition of ESPN Power Rankings, a week in which the Brewers find themselves in the No. 28 spot. This is after a week in which they went 3-4. Here are my comments I distributed to ESPN: Ryan Braun has caught fire… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings Week 2: Brewers Fall to No. 26

It’s another week, which means another edition of ESPN Power Rankings. This week, the Brewers make the list at the No. 26 spot, one place behind where they sat seven days ago. Here are my comments for week No. 2: Despite being throttled by the… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings: Week 1

As in years past, Disciples of Uecker will be lending its voice to the ESPN Power Rankings, which come out on a weekly basis. This week, the Brewers appear at No. 25, two spots above their preseason ranking. Here are my comments to ESPN below: Though they weren’t blown… [More]

Brewers 3, Astros 2: Brewers strike out 13 in victory

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon for baseball (you know, if you were inside the enclosed confines of Miller Park) the Brewers did what no team has done since September 16th of last year: they beat Dallas Keuchel. Jimmy Nelson outdueled last year’s American League Cy… [More]

Five Takeaways: Giants-Brewers Opening Series

Well, the 2016 season is underway for the Brewers and it began just as about as everyone expected, with the team taking one-of-three from the San Francisco Giants. Though the Brewers struggled in the majority of the 27 innings of baseball that were played, bright… [More]

Laying Down the Bricks: Inside Jimmy Nelson’s Development

Here at DoU, one of the main cogs that makes the machine grind ahead is the implementation of analytics and statistics. Though it may not currently provide the mood, the state in which the Brewers are currently situated offers arguably the best time to use… [More]

Quick Profile: 2016 Arms

By on February 11, 2016

Quick Profile: 2016 Arms

Given that the Brewers are gearing up for spring training, as pitchers and catchers are slated to report to camp very soon, now is as good a time as any to look at the prospective 2016 roster once more. To make this exercise easier to… [More]

Nelson’s Improvements: Part Two

Yesterday, I discussed the general topic of Jimmy Nelson‘s improvement trends throughout his professional career. Notably, the righty broke new ground in 2015 with his curveball, and incidentally, the righty also is showing a new trend of improving groundball:flyball ratios at the MLB level (in… [More]

Nelson’s Improvements: Part One

There’s an interesting phrase that analysts throw around about Brewers ace-in-waiting Jimmy Nelson: at each level in his career, Nelson has taken time to adjust, and improved in his second stop at that level. On the surface, this phrase seems to be a basic way… [More]

2016 Arms: Rotational Crunch

Following yesterday’s profile of the prospect bats that could make the second half of 2016 quite interesting, it is worth looking at the advanced arms that comprise the Brewers’ rotational crunch. Related Reads: 2016 Roster [so far] Week 0: Brewers Roster Rankings [December 12] Given… [More]