Marco Estrada | Disciples of Uecker - Part 5

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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]

Brewers represented by 14 players in WBC

The surprise was ruined weeks ago, but Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy are officially members of Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The American team was announced this morning, with the rest of the world’s rosters being announced later this afternoon. Twelve other… [More]

Quality against Quantity: Shuffling the Rotation

After signing Tom Gorzelanny, Burke Badenhop, and a gang of minor league relievers, and (thankfully?) losing out on starting pitching free agents such as Ryan Dempster or Francisco Liriano, it is apparent that the Brewers are going to trust their young core of starters. These… [More]

The Inimitable Marco Estrada

If Marco Estrada starts 31 games after 2012, he will sit among rare company in the last decade of MLB pitchers. A lot of Brewers fans question Estrada’s expected production in 2012, and with good reason: first and foremost, very few MLB pitchers are successful… [More]

Contract tender deadline nears

With teams having to tender contracts to players before December 1st, the Brewers have some interesting decisions to make over the next five days. Following the Great Outright Roster Purge of Early November, the Brewers have five arbitration-eligible players remaining on their roster: Carlos Gomez,… [More]