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2013 Rankings: Replacing Wily Peralta

By the middle of June, Wily Peralta accumulated 80 innings on his right arm, but he also allowed 63 runs in those innings. A couple of good starts at Philadelphia and Miami were offset by an end of May that saw 17 runs allowed over… [More]

Brewers Arbitration Estimates

Last week, I examined the size of the wallet the Brewers will be wielding this off-season. I turned out the team’s pockets and helped hunt for change in the couch cushion. In the end, the rough estimate was that the Brewers would have around $13M… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Estrada, Davis, Weeks

“Lohse and Estrada, to me, seem to have a similar repertoire. Do you think Estrada’s ceiling could be a 2012-2013 Lohse?”  –  @AMtotheCruz The two right-handers have comparable fastball velocity (roughly 89 mph), walk rates and fly ball rates. I’m not sure they’re similar pitchers,… [More]

Another Bullpen Implosion in St. Louis

For the second-consecutive evening, a Brewers pitcher carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the team ultimately lost the game. Right-hander Marco Estrada was brilliant, throwing strikes and generating 13 swings-and-misses. He and Jonathan Lucroy had an effective gameplan for the Cardinals, working primarily with… [More]

Marco Estrada: Key Arm In 2014

Coming into the season, it was no secret that I was extremely high on right-hander Marco Estrada and his chances to be a solid mid-rotation starter for the Brewers. I wrote this article for FanGraphs in late January, and I utilized this space numerous times… [More]

The Return of Marco

By on August 8, 2013

The Return of Marco

One might scoff at the notion that the return of Marco Estrada to the Brewers rotation is crucial to the club’s closing stretch. A basic idea surrounding the Brewers throughout their 2013 campaign is that the pitching was terrible, showing that GM Doug Melvin‘s gamble… [More]

Exploring ERA and Expectations for Brewers’ Pitching

Pitching statistics are far from perfect. Around the early 1900s’, a pitcher was expected to throw the complete game. So determining a pitcher’s effectiveness by a simple “win” or “loss” was a decent barometer. That is until James Otis Crandall began to pitch. Widely considered… [More]

Brewers’ Starting Pitchers: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Saturday in Cincinnati, the Brewers’ shutout an opponent for the first time all season. They were the last MLB team to do so in 2013. Yovani Gallardo led the charge by going six innings, striking out five, and giving up three hits and two walks…. [More]

Improving the Current Starting Rotation

Coming into the 2013 season, it was commonly said that the Milwaukee Brewers would only go as far as the starting rotation would take them. The offense would score plenty of runs and the bullpen would be improved, but the question marks centered around the… [More]

Series Preview: Shuffling Cards

Taking the bad with the good, the Brewers offense generally hammered out runs and won at least one seesaw battle with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park. Unfortunately, that magic from Tuesday night wore off on Wednesday, and the offense could not produce one last… [More]