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The Best of the Rest: A Brief History of Pitching Position Players

Martin Maldonado has had a memorable start to the season. So much so that David Schoenfield slyly suggested that Maldonado should be April’s the player of the month. Amongst his many accomplishments, Maldonado literally hit the cover off the ball, punched a Pirate, and pitched a… [More]

Predicting the Brewers Regression

Through one month, the Brewers are off to a 20-8 start. I can’t really explain how or why this happened, but it did. 5.5 games up on the Cardinals, they are the surprise team in baseball, and back-to-back comeback, extra inning wins in St. Louis convinced… [More]

Injuries, Roster Utilization, and the Brewers

The Brewers pulled off, arguably, their most impressive win of the season Monday night in St. Louis. Trailing 3-0 in the 7th inning against a dominant Michael Wacha, the Brewers plated three runs to tie the game. The bullpen kept the Cardinals offense scoreless for… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Emergency Catchers, Scooter, and Rickie

“Why did the Brewers chose not to bring anyone up for Maldonado? It seems awfully risky to only have 1 catcher active…. who is the emergency catcher?” -Garret Strachota (Facebook) MLB rules don’t designate that a team can bring up another player in the event… [More]

2014 Brewers Position Preview: Catchers

Starter: Jonathan Lucroy Backup: Martin Maldonado AAA depth: Matt Pagnozzi, Robinzon Diaz The Future: Clint Coulter, Cameron Garfield After years of struggling to produce a catcher and trying not to hand the position over to the aged likes of Damian Miller and Jason Kendall, the… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2 of the Disciples of Uecker Podcast features your host Vineet Barot joined this time by DoU author Curt Hogg discussing the Brewers rotation and backup catcher Martin Maldonado. You can also listen and subscribe here on iTunes. If you enjoy the podcast, please… [More]

Home ImpBrewMent: Martin Maldonado

After an impressive rookie season, Martin Maldonado was, um, well, not very good in 2013. Following a .266/.321/.408, 4 DRS, +7.6 DEF season, Maldonado, 27, turned in a .169/.236/.284, -0.4 WAR season. His rookie season stats don’t seem to be a small sample size-induced fluke, though…. [More]

Home ImpBrewMent: Wily Peralta

By on December 11, 2013

Home ImpBrewMent: Wily Peralta

The 2013 Milwaukee Brewers were a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde team in almost every facet that wasn’t named Carlos Gomez. With that roller coaster pattern being such a common theme, it’s tough to call out anyone in particular, but, though the team struggled with… [More]

Game of The Year: Brewers vs Diamondbacks (4/7/13)

It might have only been the sixth game of the 2013 season, the finale of their second series, but the Brewers battle against the Diamondbacks on April 7th would come to encapsulate their entire season. A few strong personal performances were eventually overcome by injuries, mistakes,… [More]

Small Victories and Shifting Sands

Small Victories It took 14 innings until the Brewers’ luck finally ran out Sunday. After a lost start by Kyle Lohse, due to a lengthy rain delay, the Brewers’ anemic offense managed only two hits over 12 innings – both courtesy of Martin Maldonando. Maldonando… [More]