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Rule 5 Draft Recap and The (Potential) Loss of Miguel Diaz

With the Rule 5 Draft coming and going in a matter of an hour, there was plenty of early morning buzz for Brewers fans.  Here is the recap of what had gone down: Probably the most unfortunate piece of news from the draft came in… [More]

40 Man Roster Facing Sizeable Internal Shakeup

With teams beginning to purge their 40-Man rosters in order to gain some wiggle-room for the impending off-season, the Brewers will likely begin to whittle theirs down as well.  But unlike last season, the majority of the moves will come as internal shuffles prior to… [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]

Top 50 Prospects: Young Arms

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 Prospect List,” to be revealed at the end of these features (the goal was something… [More]

Lind Out / 3 RHP In

By on December 9, 2015

Lind Out / 3 RHP In

Brewers roster-building fanatics and prospect heads waited through a quiet Tuesday, but were rewarded with a surprising trade for 1B Adam Lind to Seattle. I say “surprising” because the Brewers did not go for an MLB-level buy-low candidate (like Marco Estrada in the original Lind… [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]

Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lopez, Instructs, Top 15

The Brewers provided a late night special in San Diego, offering the MLB debut of Jorge Lopez on a (strangely timed?) trip to the west coast. Lopez flashed his fastball into the mid-90s, and equally selected his change and trademark curve to keep the Brewers… [More]

30 Farmhands #9: Sleepers (Part One)

As many, many sources have documented throughout the season, there is a lot to like about the Brewers minor league development during the 2015 season. The AA Biloxi Shuckers had an amazing season while facing a seemingly insurmountable roadtrip; several key minor leaguers exhibited breakthroughs… [More]

30 Farmhands #8: Prospect Narratives

While working on ranking Brewers prospects, a number of difficult and intriguing issues appear. First and foremost, the convergence of lower-minor or Brewers-homegrown prospects that are advancing, and supremely advanced external acquisitions leads to a difficult set of wagers about the system’s value. The Brewers… [More]

Personal List: Brewers Midseason Top 15 Prospects

Throughout the season, I have shifted my focus from the MLB team to the Brewers’ farm system, which is perhaps a necessary consequence of preparing to cover a rebuilding ballclub. The Brewers also had one of the most exciting minor league seasons that they could… [More]