John Axford | Disciples of Uecker - Part 2

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Give Lohse the Lead & Brewers Will Win

Sunday was special for the Brewers in a few ways. Their 9-1 win secured both a series and season-series victory over the Phillies. The “W” also extended the Brewers’ winning streak to three. Their longest winning streak since their nine game surge that skidded to… [More]

Brewers Lose Another, Recall K-Rod

Since that improbable nine-game win streak, the Milwaukee Brewers have lost 14 of their last 19 games. They haven’t won a series since the Pirates came to Milwaukee and have been swept twice by the best teams in the NL Central. While the offense hasn’t… [More]

Miller Park’s Foul Ball Wall of Fame

It was the second inning of Friday’s game between the Brewers and Cardinals. Carlos Gomez stepped to the plate as the NL leader in batting average. After going 6-for-37 (.162 AVG) through the first nine games of the season, Gomez had gone on a tear…. [More]

Fan Passion and Expecting Ax-cellence

According to ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd, baseball will always be a dominant sport in the cities of the Northeast – New York, Boston, Philadelphia. Each city not only has a long baseball tradition but also an extremely vocal sports media and fan base. If… [More]

Series Preview: Shuffling Cards

Taking the bad with the good, the Brewers offense generally hammered out runs and won at least one seesaw battle with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park. Unfortunately, that magic from Tuesday night wore off on Wednesday, and the offense could not produce one last… [More]

What Kind Of Team Is ’13 Brewers?

The 1987 Brewers have gone down in franchise history as “Team Streak”. The 1987 team established the “Team Streak” identity early in the season. Right out of the gates, they won their first 13 games, which still ties the 1982 Atlanta Braves for most consecutive… [More]

Premature Associations: Pound Town, Silver Linings, Ax Factor

The Brewers have played eight games and given up 95 hits so far this season. That leads the league and averages out to just under 12 hits per game – or 11.875, to be exact. The Mariners aren’t far behind, and prior to Thursday’s game,… [More]

John Axford and Release Points

With the game tied at six-apiece in the top of the tenth inning, John Axford and the Brewers appeared to be playing with fire. The 37,733 fans in attendance collectively held their breaths as Paul Goldschmidt and Jason Kubel jumped on Axford fastballs and narrowly… [More]

Rounding The Bases: What Does Success Look Like?

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. Ryan Topp: OK, Steve, so we’ve taken some heat for being too negative in this space… [More]

Axford Should Get The Ax In The Ninth

It’s not time to panic. It’s time to make a logical, preventative strike and take the keys to the ninth inning away from John Axford before he derails this Brewers season. A patient, rational observer might make the case that you don’t change closers three… [More]