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Series Previews: Twins and Brewers

Since the Minnesota Twins were a model for small market winning over the span of a decade, their recent journey through losing and rebuilding seasons seems surprising. Our friendly rivals to the north produced nine winning seasons between 2001 and 2010, including six that resulted… [More]

Series Preview: Orioles @ Brewers

2014: Orioles (48 G): 203 RS / 209 RA (10-6 one-run games) Brewers (51 G): 199 RS / 187 RA (10-6 one-run games) Looking at the Orioles’ batting order, one would expect the Baltimore bats to rank among the top American League offenses. Yet, due… [More]

Series Preview: Pirates @ Brewers

Following the brawl at PNC Park, the Pirates bottomed-out, losing eight of 10 contests when the dust settled (including the remainder / outcome of the brawl game). After bottoming out in rain-soaked Baltimore, the Pirates regrouped to win three consecutive series by reclaiming some of… [More]

First Must-Win Series? Diamondbacks @ Brewers

The recent Brewers roadtrip through NL Central contenders immediately takes on two opposing faces. In the first place, the basic Brewers performance of 3-4 through such a roadtrip is encouraging, as maintaining a basically even level of competition on the road (within the division, against… [More]

Series Preview: Cubs @ Brewers

After another series victory, the Brewers continue their tour of the NL Central. This time, they face the Cubs, who are finally warming up after a series split against the Diamondbacks. This type of series is difficult to judge, for one might expect the Brewers… [More]

Series Preview: San Diego Padres @ Milwaukee Brewers

After a 3-6 start, the Padres put together a 6-4 homestand, including series victories against Detroit and San Francisco (and a split against Colorado). Their ten game stretch at PetCo Park featured extremely low-scoring ballgames, as the Padres won the homestand by a 33 runs… [More]

Series Preview: Cardinals @ Brewers

It doesn’t feel like it yet, but the Brewers are in the midst of a brutal divisional stretch. Including the series victory against Pittsburgh at Miller Park, the Brewers play 23 of 32 games against their own division (including 10 against the 2013 Wild Card… [More]

Pitching Resource: 4 Win Improvement

After judging the rotational depth in the DoU preview series, there is a general sense that the Brewers’ rotation is much improved for 2014. Matt Garza strengthens the club’s rotation by solidifying their top rotation depth, which in turn eases up the back end of… [More]

2014 Position Preview: Back of Rotation

Starters: Marco Estrada, Wily Peralta Replacement Depth: Tyler Thornburg, Jimmy Nelson, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Alfredo Figaro AAA depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos The Future: Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Taylor Jungmann In 2013, the Brewers received 26% of their total innings from replacement pitchers. These… [More]

Resource: Fun with FIP, 2011-2013

One of the issues with Wins Above Replacement (WAR) statistics is that they are typically calculated with statistics that are removed from actual runs scored and allowed. This is especially true with pitching WAR in many cases, which are based around pitchers’ Fielding Independent Pitching… [More]