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2014 Brewers Position Preview: Catchers

Starter: Jonathan Lucroy Backup: Martin Maldonado AAA depth: Matt Pagnozzi, Robinzon Diaz The Future: Clint Coulter, Cameron Garfield After years of struggling to produce a catcher and trying not to hand the position over to the aged likes of Damian Miller and Jason Kendall, the… [More]

Carlos Gomez and Jean Segura Get Shredded

I can already smell the fresh cut grass. Ok, that might be because I’m writing this in LA where I can open my windows and take in 70-degree days instead of the polar vortex. But you get the idea. Baseball season is fast approaching. On… [More]

Jonathan Lucroy’s One Weakness

In his 2013 post-season Brewers grades, one sentence from Journal-Sentinel beat writers Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak jumped out at me: Catchers Jonathan Lucroy and Martin Maldonado again formed a nice duo behind the plate though Lucroy had trouble throwing out runners. The reason this… [More]

Roster Construction: Positions By Year

Odds are, when Rickie Weeks finishes his tenure with the Brewers, Brewers fans will focus on disappointments. Weeks never quite lived up to the mythical potential fans supplied for him. Weeks’s injuries always seemed to interfere with his abilities just as he was turning a… [More]

The Face of the Brewers

By on December 18, 2013

The Face of the Brewers

In lieu of MLB Network’s “Face of the Franchise” campaign that centered its focus on the Brewers on Tuesday, the question of “Who really is the face of the franchise?” has risen.  And though it’s not a completely integral to the team’s success on the… [More]

Brewers Do Not Need a Lead Off Bat

A common refrain from Brewers fans is, “The Brewers need a lead-off hitter.” This chorus has been prominent since Doug Melvin traded Norichika Aoki to Kansas City, and it reverberated beneath the club’s hunt for a 1B during the winter meetings. Yet, the fans’ desire for a… [More]

The Net Worth of MVP Candidates and Brewer Players

For the second consecutive year, the BBWAA awarded Miguel Cabrera the AL MVP over Mike Trout. Cabrera received 23 out of the 30 first place votes and totaled 385 points while Mike Trout accrued only 5 first place votes and 282 points. The actual vote… [More]

Game of The Year: Brewers vs Diamondbacks (4/7/13)

It might have only been the sixth game of the 2013 season, the finale of their second series, but the Brewers battle against the Diamondbacks on April 7th would come to encapsulate their entire season. A few strong personal performances were eventually overcome by injuries, mistakes,… [More]

Jonathan Lucroy: Near-Elite Catcher

On March 26, 2012, the Milwaukee Brewers inked Jonathan Lucroy to a five-year, $11M contract extension. The deal includes a $500k signing bonus and a club option for 2017 ($250k buyout), which could push the overall value of the contract to six-years and $16.25M. Although… [More]

An Outfield (Anti)Assist and Home Run Distances

Even though not a lot has been going right for the Milwaukee Brewers this season. A lot has been going very right for Jonathan Lucroy lately. Saturday’s game against the Miami Marlins was no different. Lucroy went 4 for 4 with a double, home run,… [More]