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Gallardo & Estrada 2: Adjustments

Pitching coach Rick Kranitz was one of several coaches fired by the Brewers to open the 2015-2016 offseason. Given the rough campaigns by Matt Garza and Kyle Lohse, as well as some other question marks (Wily Peralta‘s “dead arm” / mechanics; overall fastball struggles across… [More]

Gallardo & Estrada 1: Front Office & Coaches

Martin Perez, David Price, Cole Hamels, and Marcus Stroman: these are the four pitchers that former Brewers starters Yovani Gallardo and Marco Estrada have out-pitched during their 2015 American League Divisional Series. The former rotation mates share a playoff series for the first time since… [More]

Thursday Round-Up: Draft, Kirby, Nelson, 2014 Trades

Last night, our beloved Milwaukee Nine cast aside their terrible season and performed another evening of solid baseball, dismissing the contending New York Mets once more. Surely, one must cue the “we can’t even beat the lowly Brewers” talk from New York fans and media,… [More]

2014 NL SP Rankings: FIP and True Brewers

One of the strangest elements of the 2014 National League season was not only that the NL rotation improved by expanding within the middle rotation, especially between -4 and 10 runs prevented (with 34 pitchers), but also that those performances largely agreed with pitchers’ fielding… [More]

2014 NL SP Rankings: Brewers Improvement

One of the most important stories of 2014 for the Brewers was their notably improved pitching staff. As the offense declined toward the end of the season, the pitchers jumped out of their August slump, and produced their best month of the season in September…. [More]

DoU Podcast Ep 29 – Estrada, Lind & Rebuilding

Ryan Topp, Jonathan Judge and Vineet Barot discuss the ¬†Estrada/ Lind trade, how that effects the Brewers starting pitching and 1st base for 2015 and whether the Brewers should consider rebuilding in 2016.   You can rate, review and download the podcast on iTunes Music… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #4: Reserve Control

One wonders whether it was a conscientious strategy of GM Doug Melvin to follow the Brewers’ 2014 collapse with an extremely active first week of the offseason. Whatever the motivations — certainly, at least, to make the team better — Melvin is giving Brewers fans… [More]

Lind / Estrada: Offseason Begins!

Both Adam McCalvy and Tom Haudricourt are reporting that the Brewers traded swingman-starter Marco Estrada to Toronto, in exchange for 1B/OF Adam Lind. MLBTradeRumors reports that Lind’s contract costs $7.5 million in 2015, although the Brewers offset some of that cost by dealing Estrada, who… [More]

Scarce Runs

By on October 14, 2014

Scarce Runs

In 2014, National League pitchers allowed approximately 84 fewer runs than their 2013 counterparts. This development might seem strange, given that 2014 was so thoroughly advertised as the “Year of the Pitching Injury.” Most notably, Jose Fernandez of the Marlins and Matt Harvey of the… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Cardinals

2014: Brewers (150 G): 625 RS / 625 RA Cardinals (150 G): 578 RS / 568 RA The Cardinals offense looks bad considering the full 2014 season, but lately their bats have come around. In the second half, the St. Louis bats have scored nearly… [More]