Mike Fiers | Disciples of Uecker - Part 2

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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]

What Kind Of Team Is ’13 Brewers?

The 1987 Brewers have gone down in franchise history as “Team Streak”. The 1987 team established the “Team Streak” identity early in the season. Right out of the gates, they won their first 13 games, which still ties the 1982 Atlanta Braves for most consecutive… [More]

Hiram Burgos Promoted To Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers officially announced that Mike Fiers has been optioned to Triple-A Nashville, and the organization subsequently promoted right-hander Hiram Burgos to the big-league club. Burgos is expected to get his first major-league start on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs. Last season, Burgos earned the Minor… [More]

Thursday Lunch: Rowdy Replacements

Our very own Alex Poterack provided what may prove to be the image of the year, as he summarized the fan experience of Yuniesky Betancourt. While J.P. Breen gave Our Beloved Yuni his due just the other day, the most stubborn shortstop in baseball helped… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Trading Hart, Bullpen Issues, Lucroy

“Using only players in the Brewers system, what’s your ideal 2013 25-man roster? Injuries don’t count, so you can include Hart, etc.”  – @GregSchueller The position players are rather easy. Injuries aside, the Brewers have entrenched starters at every position around the diamond, and the… [More]

Can Mike Fiers Stay a Cut Above in 2013?

In Monday’s article, I drew attention to Prediction Machine’s forecast of the Brewers’ 2013 season. After running 50,000 season simulations, the site predicted a record of 78-84 for the Crew and only gave them a 16% chance of making the playoffs. They also picked the… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Rotation

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. Over the past few weeks they have previewed the Brewers Infield and Outfield. This week, they discuss the rotation. Ryan Topp: Well,… [More]

Pitching Logic: Destroying the NL Central

I think it’s in the nature of hometown fans to think in completely critical ways, or completely uncritical ways about their home teams. In a sport like baseball, it doesn’t seem like we spend that much more time with our teams than other sports; after… [More]

Quality against Quantity: Shuffling the Rotation

After signing Tom Gorzelanny, Burke Badenhop, and a gang of minor league relievers, and (thankfully?) losing out on starting pitching free agents such as Ryan Dempster or Francisco Liriano, it is apparent that the Brewers are going to trust their young core of starters. These… [More]