Marco Estrada | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

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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]

What Makes Marco Estrada Effective

Aside from a stellar debut from right-hander Kyle Lohse, the Brewers’ starting rotation did not enjoy a successful first week of the regular season. It resulted in a five-game losing streak and an overtaxed bullpen, which is saying something considering the 13-man pitching staff. The… [More]

Brewers Rotation Beyond Gallardo, Estrada Still in Limbo

Everyone knew Yovani Gallardo would be the Brewers’ Opening Day starter, but the Brewers made the somewhat-official-announcement Friday when they released their probable pitchers for the first three games of the season. Gallardo will take the ball on April 1 when the Brewers host Colorado,… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Rotation

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. Over the past few weeks they have previewed the Brewers Infield and Outfield. This week, they discuss the rotation. Ryan Topp: Well,… [More]

Spring Training Tidbits: Estrada, Escobar, Segura

We’re ten games into the Cactus League season for the Brewers. We haven’t talked much about individual performances, but a few tidbits are noteworthy and deserve a quick mention. ESTRADA STARTING STRONG Those who have followed me on Twitter or over at FanGraphs know I’m… [More]

Pitching Logic: Destroying the NL Central

I think it’s in the nature of hometown fans to think in completely critical ways, or completely uncritical ways about their home teams. In a sport like baseball, it doesn’t seem like we spend that much more time with our teams than other sports; after… [More]

Brewers avoid arby with deals for Axford, Estrada, Badenhop

The Brewers were supposed to swap salary figures with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players at noon today. Instead, they just signed them all. That’s what you call efficiency. A day after avoiding arbitration with Carlos Gomez, the Brewers reached deals with John Axford, Marco Estrada… [More]