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Adding an Outfielder: Which Player was Worth the Call

Photo credited to Rick Scuteri of USA Today Sports When the Brewers were in need of a starting pitcher last weekend, they called upon RHP Zach Davies to cover at least until RHP Matt Garza returned from injury.  But in that corresponding move, the Crew… [More]

16 Prospects to Hit the Majors in 2016

With the start of the upper-minor league seasons, the most important part of the organization’s strength will be on full-display.  Over 100 Brewers prospects will begin their own pursuits to make it to the parent club.  For this season, young players will be more important… [More]

Quick Profile: Liriano the CF Part One

A recent Twitter debate (I know, I know) stirred some thoughts and intuitions about the Brewers’ centerfield battle. Specifically, I believe Michael Reed is probably the best overall centerfielder on the current roster, but Reed himself faces the triple whammy of three other candidates without… [More]

Personal List: Preseason Top Prospects

Recently, I’ve been analyzing the offseason of GM David Stearns, specifically focusing on several of the newcomers and the depth of the system that Stearns has enhanced. Milwaukee’s organization was taking off before the GM started his wave of trades, and since Stearns focused on… [More]

Quick Profile: 2016 Bats

By on February 11, 2016

Quick Profile: 2016 Bats

Following Thursday morning’s glance at the 2016 arms, the positional players appear to be much less easily sorted into roles. First and foremost, there are many more issues with marginal depth players without options on the positional side, compared to the rather easily optioned pitchers. If… [More]

Playing Davis & Santana

By on February 8, 2016

Playing Davis & Santana

Throughout the offseason, Brewers fans and analysts have clearly advertised expected rebuilding moves. With a set of advanced minor league outfielders and trade returns making their way to the MLB, one “logical” move for the Brewers is a trade involving either Khris Davis or Ryan… [More]

2016 Bats: Prospect Questions

While working through the Brewers’ roster, there is a set of lingering questions that shadows how fans and analysts can see the rebuilding process. Stated simply, we just don’t know how long rebuilding will take because there are so many advanced prospects that can completely… [More]

Winning in 2016: Margins

By on December 21, 2015

Winning in 2016: Margins

The 2016 Brewers can be a better team than the 2015 Brewers. In this sense, the Brewers decidedly are not tanking, given that the club acquired a group of players that can improve various positions. A “Brewers tank” in 2016 means that some combination of… [More]

Top 50 Prospects: Advanced Bats

Continuing Disciples of Uecker‘s prospect coverage, we’re highlighting all of the prospects throughout the Brewers’ organization that merit some extra attention. This series will serve as a primer for our forthcoming “Top 50 Prospect List,” to be revealed at the end of these features. These features should hopefully… [More]

Personal List: Brewers End-of-Season Top 15 Prospects

While the Milwaukee Brewers failed to accomplish anything of note at the major league level this season, one wouldn’t be far off by saying 2015 was a banner year for the growth of the farm system. The system graduated some nice pieces in Taylor Jungmann,… [More]