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Series Preview: Cardinals @ Brewers

It doesn’t feel like it yet, but the Brewers are in the midst of a brutal divisional stretch. Including the series victory against Pittsburgh at Miller Park, the Brewers play 23 of 32 games against their own division (including 10 against the 2013 Wild Card… [More]

Pitching Resource: 4 Win Improvement

After judging the rotational depth in the DoU preview series, there is a general sense that the Brewers’ rotation is much improved for 2014. Matt Garza strengthens the club’s rotation by solidifying their top rotation depth, which in turn eases up the back end of… [More]

Why They Play the Games: Projected BP Standings

Baseball Prospectus released PECOTA for 2014 earlier this week and the results are uninspiring for the Milwaukee Brewers. The St. Louis Cardinals are viewed as the class of the division with a projected 88 wins, followed by a grouping of the Reds, Brewers and Pirates… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Bunting, Platoons & Those Ugly Gold Uniforms

“How many times do you think the bunt will be used this season?” -@DidBrewersBunt Presented without comment. “If Scooter wasn’t called Scooter how many fewer jerseys would the team sell?”-@BadgerNoonan Even if he was called Ryan–his actual name–I’m fairly sure he still would have hit… [More]

Matt Garza, and the Importance of an Average Rotation

As you’ve been told many times, the Brewers finalized a deal this past weekend with Matt Garza. The contract, which guarantees four years and offers various possibilities for a fifth, values Garza as providing an additional 2 to 2.5 wins per season. I am absolutely… [More]

The Garza Contract Just Keeps Getting Better

On Monday, we looked at how the Matt Garza contract fits into the long term outlook for the team. Ultimately, the conclusion was that while Garza does present risks and the team isn’t in a prime position to contend in the NL Central, there were other… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 6

Disciples of Uecker writers Ryan Topp and Jaymes Langrehr join host Vineet Barot to talk about the Brewers latest signing: Matt Garza. You can rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

What Does the Matt Garza Contract Mean Now and Later?

Now that the totally not-orchestrated-for-On-Deck signing of Matt Garza is finally done, it’s time to take a look at just what the contract means for the Brewers now and in the future.  According to various reports, the deal is for 4 guaranteed years at 50 million,… [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]

Surprise! The Brewers signed Matt Garza. (UPDATE: Well, not yet)

UPDATE (7 p.m.): Usually it takes a few days for a team to confirm a signing. Rarely do you see a team acknowledge media reports and say nothing is final yet. And you never see the team take to Twitter to make that statement, but… [More]