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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]

News & Notes: Gomez Injury, Trade Winds, Lucroy

GOMEZ EXITS GAME WITH SHOULDER INJURY Few things have gone right for the Brewers on the diamond this year, but one of the brightest spots of the 2013 season almost went up in smoke when Carlos Gomez awkwardly collided with the wall in the top… [More]

Brewers’ Starting Pitchers: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Saturday in Cincinnati, the Brewers’ shutout an opponent for the first time all season. They were the last MLB team to do so in 2013. Yovani Gallardo led the charge by going six innings, striking out five, and giving up three hits and two walks…. [More]

Lucroy Finding His Swing

Though Rickie Weeks has attracted most of the negative attention for his slow start, Jonathan Lucroy also spun his wheels out of the gate. On May 20, he was hitting .208/.268/.328 with three home runs and a brutal .596 OPS. His tremendous 2012 season seemed ages… [More]