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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]

Quick Hits: Lucroy, Latin America, Top Prospects

LUCROY EXCELS AT FRAMING Catcher Jonathan Lucroy has been known over the past couple of seasons for his ability to effectively frame pitches and garner more strike calls for his pitchers than the average catcher, but this article by Mike Fast gives us a more… [More]

Quick Hits: Lucroy, Aoki, Kintzler

In a must-win game against the Cincinnati Reds, right-hander Shaun Marcum tossed six innings of one-run baseball, and the offense provided more than enough firepower to propel the Brewers to a victory. Combined with a St. Louis Cardinals loss against the Houston Astros, Milwaukee moved back… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Starting Pitching, Coulter, Marcum

“In your opinion, what is our starting rotation 1-5 going to look like next year?” — @tdepp34 Too many moving parts exist at this point to make any definitive predictions. Prior to the 2011, Brewers fans witnessed that when Doug Melvin pulled off back-to-back blockbuster… [More]