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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]

Quarter Season Crisis

By on May 20, 2013

Quarter Season Crisis

.215/.276/.339 Traditional baseball fans know that this slash line is not a particularly good one. All three stats (batting average/on-base percentage/slugging percentage) are below the current league average. .615 OPS /.271 wOBA /68 wRC+ Fans of baseball’s advanced metrics (Sabermetricians, statheads, Saberheads, nerds, number crunchers,… [More]

Escape from Slump City

By on April 15, 2013

Escape from Slump City

On Sunday afternoon, the Brewers and Cardinals game was getting hard to watch. The Brewers were down 3-0 and hadn’t scored a run in 32 consecutive innings, a franchise record. To distract myself, I found a YouTube clip of Guns N’ Roses blasting through a… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Trading Hart, Bullpen Issues, Lucroy

“Using only players in the Brewers system, what’s your ideal 2013 25-man roster? Injuries don’t count, so you can include Hart, etc.”  – @GregSchueller The position players are rather easy. Injuries aside, the Brewers have entrenched starters at every position around the diamond, and the… [More]

Best Contracts in the NL Central

It’s only Wednesday, but the Brewers have already made waves twice this week with a couple interesting signings. First, with Monday’s complicated Kyle Lohse deal and then there was the “He’s back!” moment Tuesday when the team brought back one of the game’s great punchlines… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Outfield & Catcher

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’ outfield and catchers. Steve Garczynski: When the Milwaukee Brewers started the 2012 season, their outfield… [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]

…Your Contact Hitting Brewers

Years ago, I remember that Brewers fans gave their beloved Milwaukee Nine the reputation of an undisciplined, strikeout prone club. Our 2008 Wild Card favorites included a gang of bats that might strike out more than 20% of plate appearances, but also hit home runs… [More]