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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]

Will the Brewers Go “All In” Again in 2015?

It’s been awhile, so hopefully the cliche can be forgiven: are the Brewers going to go “all in” and deal away some of their top prospects for immediate impact? If they do so, it really shouldn’t be a surprise, because it would be the third time… [More]

Series Preview: Brewers @ Reds

When the Brewers schedule was released, the September series against the Reds hinted at the potential for heavy-hitting games with playoff implications. Since the Pittsburgh Pirates won during the Brewers’ day off, there is not much of a playoff threat hanging over these games; neither… [More]

The Brewers’ $100 M Ball Club

With all the projections being made about the Brewers’ 2014 season, here’s one you can take to the bank — the Brewers payroll will exceed $100 M for the first time in the organization’s history. AP compiled the Opening Day payrolls for every MLB team… [More]

Complacency, Expectations, and the Milwaukee Brewers

Mark Attanasio made his message loud and clear for the players in his annual team address before the first full-squad spring workout, as Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel reported: the Brewers expect to win and put their increased payroll to use in 2014. “This year,… [More]

Game On! Brewers Officially Sign Matt Garza

The Brewers and Matt Garza have officially agreed to a 4-year, $50M deal. According to Adam McCalvy, the deal includes $4M in incentives and a $13M vesting option for a fifth year. Hearing Garza’s 4-yr deal with #Brewers guarantees $50mm, with $4mm more available in… [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]

An Open Letter From Mark Attanasio

On Saturday, Brewers owner Mark Attanasio released a letter to the fans that addressed the Brewers’ disappointing ’13 season and a high-level overview of the upcoming campaign. Here is a brief taste: Dear Brewers Fans: On behalf of everyone at the Brewers organization, from players… [More]