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Episode 32│2018 Season Prop Bets

As we approach Opening Day 2018 for the Milwaukee Brewers, Andy Schaaf joins Steve, Ryan and J.P. with prop bets to follow throughout the season. Who will lead the team in home runs? Over/Under 14.5 sac bunts by position players. Will Matt Albers get one… [More]

Episode 23 – Milwaukee’s Tailgate Baseball Podcast

J.P., Ryan and Steve discuss the players who avoided arbitration, reasons for the slow offseason throughout baseball, and Orlando Arcia’s potential upside as a hitter. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded Live at WFMU

The case against Chris Archer

When I opened Twitter this morning, the first thing I saw was a Tweet that blew up #BrewersTwitter and garnered an impressive amount of votes: You wake up, the Brewers have traded Brinson, Burnes, Diaz, Nottingham and Supak for Chris Archer. You are: — Brad… [More]

Miller Park Myth: Ground Ball Ratios at Home, Overall

  It is a common theme to hear from writers and fans: ground ball pitchers are ideal to have in the Miller Park environment.  The topic appears to make sense, as our home stadium leans towards favoring offensive abilities compared to pitchers.  Statistically-speaking, the more… [More]

MEET THE CUBS: They’re Actually Bad Now

Probable Pitchers Friday: Jimmy Nelson (3.39 ERA, 5.16 DRA, 108 cFIP, 6.6 K/9) v. Jason Hammel (3.34 ERA, 4.35 DRA, 106 cFIP, 7.6 K/9) Jimmy Nelson had a strong outing in his first start of the second half, dominating the Reds with seven shutout innings in… [More]

Brewers Trade Rumors: Five players who could be on the move

With 10 days left in the month, the MLB hot stove is heating up, folks! Ha ha get it, that’s just a little kitchen appliance humor for you all. The Brewers have already kicked off their second in-season trading bonanza, sending Aaron Hill to the… [More]

Jimmy Nelson is Not a Franchise Cornerstone

About a month ago, I heard something on a Brewers radio broadcast that gave me an idea for a post. I believe it was Jeff Levering who said, “Jimmy Nelson is having a great season.” He really emphasized the “great.” When I heard this, my reaction… [More]

MEET THE REDS: Clash of the Titans

Probable Pitchers: Friday: Zach Davies (5.75 ERA, 5.48 DRA, 6.2 K/9) v. John Lamb (5.40 ERA, 5.36 DRA, 5.0 K/9) Zach Davies had another rough outing against the Mets on Saturday, allowing four runs over 5.1 innings, including a two-run dinger to Yoenis Cespedes that tied the… [More]

MEET THE BRAVES: They’re Trying Their Best

Probable Pitchers: Tuesday: Jimmy Nelson (3.07 ERA, 4.27 DRA, 7.1 K/9) v. Julio Teheran (2.73 ERA, 3.70 DRA, 7.6 K/9) By combined ERA, this one is actually No. 2 on the list of premier pitching match-ups for Tuesday night, just behind  Chris Sale and Josh Tomlin in… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings Week 7: Cycle Continues, Back to No. 26

Though it didn’t end the way we all had hoped it would with the Brewers being swept by the Mets, there are still reasons to be happy about the team’s performance. I reflected on some of them in this week’s comments to ESPN, where the Brewers… [More]