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Arbitration Decisions: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Benny Sieu/Associated Press A happy Black Friday to you! I hope that you have properly celebrated this most Brave New World of American holidays by properly consuming goods to help the wheels of industry keep spinning. If the hyper-commercialized refrain of this most holy of… [More]

NPIND: CF — How Keon Broxton earned his value

It’s the second installment of Nine Positions in Nine Days (NPIND)! Let’s get started. At the beginning of Spring Training, it was clear that many of the positions had been filled out. We had a general idea of who would receive the most playing time… [More]

Waiver Claims Proving Fruitful For Crew

When most of the baseball world hears the word ‘transaction’, our ears perk up to listen to the recent trade or free agency signing a team has made.  Occasionally, the move may even be a call-up of a top prospect or a corresponding move after… [More]

Here Comes the Cavalry: Players Set to Return in June

The early parts of the 2016 season were not kind to the Brewers.  In one single Spring Training, they started with a total of seven players on the disabled list.  Among them were numerous vital cogs in the plans:  left-handed reliever Will Smith (right LCL… [More]

ESPN Power Rankings Week 7: Cycle Continues, Back to No. 26

Though it didn’t end the way we all had hoped it would with the Brewers being swept by the Mets, there are still reasons to be happy about the team’s performance. I reflected on some of them in this week’s comments to ESPN, where the Brewers… [More]

Keon Broxton: Opening Day CF?

When General Manager David Stearns acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Pirates in exchange for Jason Rogers, he was continuing along the trail he had already constructed in his short tenure at the top of the Brewers Front Office: seeking out low risk, high reward… [More]

Quick Profile: Liriano the CF Part One

A recent Twitter debate (I know, I know) stirred some thoughts and intuitions about the Brewers’ centerfield battle. Specifically, I believe Michael Reed is probably the best overall centerfielder on the current roster, but Reed himself faces the triple whammy of three other candidates without… [More]

Quick Profile: 2016 Bats

By on February 11, 2016

Quick Profile: 2016 Bats

Following Thursday morning’s glance at the 2016 arms, the positional players appear to be much less easily sorted into roles. First and foremost, there are many more issues with marginal depth players without options on the positional side, compared to the rather easily optioned pitchers. If… [More]

Playing Davis & Santana

By on February 8, 2016

Playing Davis & Santana

Throughout the offseason, Brewers fans and analysts have clearly advertised expected rebuilding moves. With a set of advanced minor league outfielders and trade returns making their way to the MLB, one “logical” move for the Brewers is a trade involving either Khris Davis or Ryan… [More]

Liriano In / Seidenberger Out

The Brewers claimed San Diego Padres outfieler Rymer Liriano, designating Shane Peterson for assignment to clear a roster spot. To complete the transaction, Milwaukee will send lefty Trevor Seidenberger to the Padres. Liriano adds to the optionless outfield depth that crowds the MLB roster for… [More]