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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]

MEET THE CUBS: This Is The Second Death

Probable Pitchers Tuesday: Chase Anderson (6.11 ERA, 5.69 DRA, -0.2 WARP) v. Kyle Hendricks (3.03 ERA, 3.81 DRA, 0.6 WARP) Chase Anderson managed to cobble together the minimum requirements for what is officially known as a “quality start” his last time out in Miami, allowing… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings Week 6: Back to No. 27, But Problems Exist

Ah, the cycle continues. In the latest ESPN Power Rankings, the Brewers climbed one spot to a familiar ground at No. 27, continuing their flip flopping between that spot and the No. 28 position. Here are my comments this week to our friends over at ESPN: Solid… [More]

Series Preview: Meet the Reds

Probable Pitchers: Thursday: Chase Anderson (5.55 ERA, 7.0 K/9, 3.7 BB/9) v. Alfredo Simon (13.50 ERA, 10.8 K/9, 6.8 BB/9) Hoo boy! We thought we had it rough here with the bad starts from Wily Peralta, Taylor Jungmann and Zach Davies. Alfredo Simon has made four starts, the… [More]

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]