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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]

Resource: Fun with FIP, 2011-2013

One of the issues with Wins Above Replacement (WAR) statistics is that they are typically calculated with statistics that are removed from actual runs scored and allowed. This is especially true with pitching WAR in many cases, which are based around pitchers’ Fielding Independent Pitching… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Aoki, Offseason Moves, Starting Rotation

Happy Thursday, fellows Disciples! As I’m sure you’ve all noted by now, there have been some changes undergone here at Disciples of Uecker over the past couple days. One thing that I wanted to keep up was the Twitter mailbag that JP ran regularly during… [More]

2013 Rankings: Replacing Wily Peralta

By the middle of June, Wily Peralta accumulated 80 innings on his right arm, but he also allowed 63 runs in those innings. A couple of good starts at Philadelphia and Miami were offset by an end of May that saw 17 runs allowed over… [More]

Kershaw, Aces, and Rotations

By now, this must be boring to read. For years, I’ve followed Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw‘s ascent against their Hall of Famer, Sandy Koufax. Kershaw’s exceptional pace to become the Dodgers’ best left-hander in history continued in 2013, and if I write so frequently about… [More]

News and Notes: Devin Williams, Gallardo and Gomez

BREWERS SIGN TOP DRAFT PICK Few draft experts expected any tension between the Brewers and right-hander Devin Williams on draft day. The prep hurler was portrayed as an easy sign, and over the weekend, Jim Callis of Baseball America reported that the Brewers inked Williams to… [More]

Give Lohse the Lead & Brewers Will Win

Sunday was special for the Brewers in a few ways. Their 9-1 win secured both a series and season-series victory over the Phillies. The “W” also extended the Brewers’ winning streak to three. Their longest winning streak since their nine game surge that skidded to… [More]

Brewers shuffle roster by promoting Scooter, trading for Juan Francisco

When Mark Attanasio visited the Fox Sports Wisconsin booth a little less than two weeks ago, it was pretty clear changes would come following his next meeting with Doug Melvin & Co. He wasn’t happy with the way the Brewers were playing, and that was… [More]

Saturn Nuts or Scary Stats?

On Sunday morning, I did something out of the ordinary and slept in. I walked my dogs then double-checked that everything was good to go with my fantasy baseball line-up. That’s when I saw that the Brewers game had started and the Crew was already… [More]

Gorzelanny To DL, Fiers Called Up

After yesterday’s beatdown in Cincinnati, the Brewers placed left-hander Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder tendinitis and recalled right-hander Mike Fiers from High-A Brevard County. Gorzelanny has been used heavily out of the bullpen thus far in 2013. He’s appeared in 18 of the… [More]