Milwaukee Brewers | Disciples of Uecker - Part 12

Disciples of Uecker

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The WAR between Studs and Bums

On Wednesday night, Carlos Gomez went 4-5 with two triples, three runs scored, and three RBIs — a mighty successful day at the office for the Brewers’ center fielder. Gomez continues to build on a strong finish to the 2012 season and appears to be… [More]

A Case Against Rebuilding

The Kansas City Royals provided a strong narrative spark for the 2013 season. After nine-consecutive losing seasons — and another group of nine-consecutive losing seasons prior to their 2003 winning campaign — the Royals’ General Manager Dayton Moore decided that enough was enough. The goal… [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]

Bad Baseball, Ball Four, and the Birth of the Brewers

Friday night’s win in Philadelphia kept the Brewers from entering the record book as having the worst monthly record in the history of the organization.  Instead, after finishing May 6-22 (a winning percentage of .214), the Brewers simply slunk into infamy beside the 1969 Seattle… [More]

Rounding The Bases: Doug Melvin’s Tenure

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. OK, so yesterday I posted two lists that generated considerable discussion both on the blog and on twitter,… [More]

Quarter Season Crisis

By on May 20, 2013

Quarter Season Crisis

.215/.276/.339 Traditional baseball fans know that this slash line is not a particularly good one. All three stats (batting average/on-base percentage/slugging percentage) are below the current league average. .615 OPS /.271 wOBA /68 wRC+ Fans of baseball’s advanced metrics (Sabermetricians, statheads, Saberheads, nerds, number crunchers,… [More]

The Brewers’ Central Problem

I don’t need to tell you that it’s bad for the Brewers, right now. Their team ERA is 4.55, worst in the National League. Prior to Thursday’s game, the Brewers’ high-powered offense was only hitting .243 with runners in scoring position, which is lower than… [More]

Rounding the Bases: Jean Segura

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. Steve Garczynski: Rickie Weeks is struggling at the plate, John Axford can’t get back… [More]

A Little Girl and Her Big Fan, Ryan Braun

Ava is four months old and has spent her entire life to this point in the cardiac ICU. Born with Ebstein’s anomaly, pulmonary atresia, severe tricuspid valve insufficiency and tricuspid valve dysplasia, she’s had three heart surgeries and still waits for clearance to go home…. [More]

Podcast, Episode 3.5: “Is That A Dig? I Think That’s a Dig.”

The Brewers haven’t been playing the best baseball as of late, but Ryan and I are still here to brighten your day with a little baseball banter. We’ve returned after a couple weeks to talk about some of the ups and downs from the first… [More]