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Will The Brewers Regret Letting Juan Francisco Go?

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Juan Francisco: Out at First

After hitting for a .345 AVG / 1.231 OPS this spring, Juan Francisco has been designated for assignment by the Brewers. The news broke Saturday afternoon following a series of tweets from Todd Rosiak that included – No official announcement at first base until tomorrow,… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Third Base

Starter: Aramis Ramirez Backup: Juan Francisco, Mark Reynolds, Jeff Bianchi AAA Depth: ??? The future: Nick Delmonico, Tucker Neuhaus, Gilbert Lara In his first two seasons with in Milwaukee, Aramis Ramirez has demonstrated the best and worst case scenarios of his three year, $36 million… [More]

Three Reactions to the Brewers Spring Opener

Thursday, the Brewers opened up their season with a 11-3 drubbing of the Oakland Athletics, who were too concerned voting Eric Sogard as #FaceOfMLB to be interested in any baseball game they had to play. Marco Estrada came away with the “win”, despite a shaky… [More]

Brewers Camp Battles: Reserve Infielders

Let’s open up this Brewers Camp Battles post with a riddle, shall we? Q: What do you get when you mix a first base platoon with a second base platoon? A: Mixed emotions for Jeff Bianchi. As a general footnote, having any emotions whatsoever surrounding… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Bunting, Platoons & Those Ugly Gold Uniforms

“How many times do you think the bunt will be used this season?” -@DidBrewersBunt Presented without comment. “If Scooter wasn’t called Scooter how many fewer jerseys would the team sell?”-@BadgerNoonan Even if he was called Ryan–his actual name–I’m fairly sure he still would have hit… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: A Buffet of Goodies

As I do every Wednesday on Twitter, I ask for questions for the upcoming mailbag. This week, I added that I was taking “literally anything and I’m not kidding”, hoping to get some gems. And you guys responded. And it was beautiful. Kind of like… [More]

Checking in on the Chosen Juan

A few days before Christmas, the Brewers opened up a spot on their 40-man roster by sending Michael Olmsted outright to Nashville. Olmsted made a strong impression during last year’s spring training but couldn’t get traction in AAA. In 52.1 IP for Nashville, Olmsted managed… [More]

UPDATED: 2014 Roster and Payroll Estimates

Earlier in the off-season, I examined the state of the Brewers’ roster and payroll for the 2014 season. There weren’t a lot of mysteries because of the number of contracts already on the books and young players with jobs locked up. Since then the Brewers… [More]