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Disciple of Uecker Weekly Top-10: September 19-25

The Milwaukee Brewers hiring of new General Manager David Stearns was the clear topical winner this week, especially when the team was mired in a losing streak and shutting down players to protect them for 2016. The move is also noteworthy due to the fact… [More]

GM Gamble: Internal or External?

I have to admit, it’s been tough to write about the Brewers during this “stage of uncertainty” after President & GM Doug Melvin announced that he would be stepping aside. First, there are the looming questions and thoughts about how to approach Melvin’s tenure, but… [More]

Wednesday Morning Coffee: Melvin’s Legacy, Analytics, GMs

Yesterday, Brewers President and General Manager Doug Melvin announced that he would step away from everyday GM duties, and into an advisory role for the club. Melvin ran the club for 13 years, advancing in executive ranks to club President as the Brewers consistently opted… [More]

Brewers Headed in the Right Direction

The non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Friday afternoon, and when the dust had settled it was clear that the team has decided to go in a somewhat different direction than the path they have been on since Mark Attanasio took over as owner… [More]

Smartbuilding #9: Doug Melvin’s Conservatism

For quite some time, I’ve worked to formulate a thread, an argument, or an ideology about the Brewers’ front office. There is a seemingly simple fact about Brewers President and GM Doug Melvin that becomes more complex as it is unfolded: Melvin is loyal to… [More]

Friday Round-Em Up: Trade Lucroy, Attanasio, Tanking

For an off-day, Thursday yielded some of the most interesting quotes of the seasons for Brewers fans. The day started with an unintentionally hilarious look at the Attanasio as “baseball ownership family,” and ended with more-than-candid quotes from apparently-disgruntled catcher Jonathan Lucroy. All of this… [More]

Can the Brewers win in 2016?

If you’ve followed the Brewers throughout 2015, there have been few moments of press clarity from the front office. Granted, in the past, President & GM Doug Melvin has been tight-lipped about potential club moves, so a lack of a loud “Players For Sale” sign… [More]

Fun With Pythagoras #8: The Blame Game

“Pythagorean W-L” is one of the best analytical tools for judging baseball teams’ talent and performance. Named after the mystical Hellenic polymath Pythagoras, the Pythagorean W-L is aptly named for judging a team’s expected record based on a ratio of runs scored to runs allowed… [More]

An Open Letter on Fielding Shifts

In case you missed it yesterday, a video interview featuring incoming MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed, in part, the declining offensive environment in the MLB. Now infamously, the Commissioner suggested that he would be open to considering a ban (or limitation) on fielding shifts (depending… [More]

Narratives: National League Wins

One of the most difficult aspects of analyzing the 2015 Brewers roster is that the club could conceivably move in two directions: the Brewers could continue to build on their successful 150 days from 2014 and contend for the division, or they could continue their… [More]