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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]

HOOKED: A Brief Brewers History of Short Starts

Matt Garza made 42 pitches during Saturday night’s start against the Washington Nationals. 28 pitches were for strikes. Yet, when Ron Roenicke made his way to the mound to remove Garza from the game, there was still only one out in the first inning. Across… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Blue Jays

If you had told me in February that the Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays would both be in first place for their July meeting, I would have said, “you’re nuts.” Then, cartwheels abound. Certainly, I thought that the Brewers could produce a solid season if… [More]

Series Preview: Nationals @ Brewers

2014: Nationals (74 G): 300 RS / 260 RA Brewers (77 G): 351 RS / 314 RA While fighting through a seemingly continuous set of injuries to positional players, the Nationals derived full value from their pitching staff. Even if one wants to dismiss their… [More]