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Rounding the Bases: The Bullpen

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. This week, the two tackle the Brewers’ bullpen. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. Steve Garczynski: I’m going to get… [More]

Spring Training 2013: Four Things To Watch

Although pitchers and catchers do not officially report until Tuesday, dozens of Brewers personnel began trickling into the Phoenix area over the weekend. Minor league pitchers tweeted about their dozen-hour road trips to Arizona, Jonathan Lucroy already left for Maryvale, and third base coach Ed… [More]

Brewers avoid arby with deals for Axford, Estrada, Badenhop

The Brewers were supposed to swap salary figures with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players at noon today. Instead, they just signed them all. That’s what you call efficiency. A day after avoiding arbitration with Carlos Gomez, the Brewers reached deals with John Axford, Marco Estrada… [More]

Brewers represented by 14 players in WBC

The surprise was ruined weeks ago, but Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy are officially members of Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The American team was announced this morning, with the rest of the world’s rosters being announced later this afternoon. Twelve other… [More]

Contract tender deadline nears

With teams having to tender contracts to players before December 1st, the Brewers have some interesting decisions to make over the next five days. Following the Great Outright Roster Purge of Early November, the Brewers have five arbitration-eligible players remaining on their roster: Carlos Gomez,… [More]

Thursday Round-up: Make it stop!

Following the thread of my meandering exploration on Tuesday, the Brewers promptly scored 6 runs on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing their output in the Rocky Mountains to 18 total runs scored. For the third time in three weeks, the Brewers scored 18 or more runs… [More]

Thursday Round Up: Trade ‘em all!

After spending most of the season reading about the Brewers’ losses the following morning, I had the joy of experiencing six consecutive losses on eastern time, without interrupting my sleep schedule. Needless to say, I was humbled by the idea that the Brewers might save… [More]

Brewers ax Axford as closer

Apparently, Ron Roenicke has seen enough. Following John Axford’s sixth blown save of the season, the Brewers manager is pulling Axford from the closer role. If there’s a save situation Tuesday night, Francisco Rodriguez will be taking the mound in the 9th. Roenicke’s comments on… [More]

Throwing Out the Bullpen

This summer, one key rule has kept our humble Ohio City home in order: when the Brewers are leading after 7, GO TO BED! It’s a useful rule, given that Brewers games typically start around 8:10 PM on eastern time, and it ensures that I… [More]

Halfway Already? The Path to a Winning Season

Another day, another wild, high-scoring affair between the Brewers and Miami Marlins. I’m certain that we could find symbolism between the 2012 halfway point and American Independence, spurring one of the greatest outlaw nations in the world. At the very least, if the Brewers are… [More]