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2012 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers, Part II

If you had asked me — and other Brewers fans — about the Brewers’ long term chances of competing after the 2009 and 2010 seasons, I would have said, “good luck.” Like others, I felt that the club had too many weaknesses to fill in… [More]

John Axford: $40 Million Man?

As Jim mentioned in his article, John Axford is a better closer than most people believe. I noticed that there is a healthy skeptical sentiment about closers among Milwaukee fans — don’t give closers long-term deals, because closers implode or don’t add up to their… [More]

How Good Is John Axford?

By on March 1, 2012

How Good Is John Axford?

With the news that closer John Axford has been discussing a contract extension with the Brewers, I began perusing video and statistics on Axford in hopes of painting a better picture of just how good Axford has been over the past couple of seasons. He has… [More]

Axford Talking Extension With Brewers

According to Adam McCalvy and Tom Haudricourt, the Milwaukee Brewers and closer John Axford have been discussing a possible contract extension. Axford saved 46 games in 48 chances for the Brewers in 2011. In fact, the right-hander did not blow a single save after April 18… [More]

BREWERS 4, Astros 3: What The Hell Was That?!

I’m told that this was a Major League Baseball game. I’m told that Major League Baseball managers generally understand strategies, especially with regards to roster management, that should be employed in a major league baseball game. Therefore, I’m forced to conclude one of the following… [More]

Evaluating John Axford

By on May 25, 2010

Evaluating John Axford

The Brewers bullpen has been incredibly disappointing this season by any measure. The biggest bright spot, both in terms of the present and the future, has definitely been John Axford. Axford has pitched in five games so far and six innings, allowing two runs and… [More]

Brewers 4, TWINS 3: Axford Takes Brewers For A Ride

The Brewers managed to salvage a game in the Twins series today, thanks to a heroic effort from Brewers pitchers. Marco Estrada pitched well on no rest, striking out three and only walking one in three innings. Of course, that left six more innings and… [More]

Brewers 4, PIRATES 3: Stopping The Bleeding

Admit it. When John Axford entered in the seventh inning of a one run game tonight, you thought that the Brewers would find some way to blow it. Even if Axford pitched perfectly, the defense would implode or weakly hit balls would drop in for… [More]