Marco Estrada | Disciples of Uecker - Part 3

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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]

Marco Estrada: America’s Sleeper

Following a strong finish to the 2013 season–his first as a full-time starting pitcher in the majors–the Brewers are expecting an even-better campaign from the pitcher penciled into either the fourth or fifth slot in the rotation. He struggled in keeping the ball in the… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Khris Davis, Dr. Seuss, Starting Rotation

“Khris Davis, for real? Or flash in the pan?” -@IgnitorKid He likely won’t keep up his .593 slugging and .316 ISO that he posted in 153 plate appearances last year, but Khris Davis is for real. He made some clear mechanical adjustments to quicken up his… [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]

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]

Marco Estrada, Juan Francisco tendered contracts

The Brewers had a quiet non-tender deadline day Monday, but that sort of thing will happen when you spend the past few months cutting loose anyone you likely would have non-tendered, anyway. They ended up tendering contracts to the only two arbitration-eligible players they had… [More]