Milwaukee Brewers | Disciples of Uecker - Part 17

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Spring Training 2013: Four Things To Watch

Although pitchers and catchers do not officially report until Tuesday, dozens of Brewers personnel began trickling into the Phoenix area over the weekend. Minor league pitchers tweeted about their dozen-hour road trips to Arizona, Jonathan Lucroy already left for Maryvale, and third base coach Ed… [More]

Why Won’t Braun Prove He Hired Bosch As Consultant?

Another offseason, another scandal involving Ryan Braun and performance-enhancing drugs. Perhaps the above statement is a little overstated. What we really have is a Yahoo! Sports report of Ryan Braun’s name on a piece of paper, indicating that he owed money to Tony Bosch. The… [More]

Three More Voted Into DoU Hall of Greatness

As the DoU Hall of Greatness voting moved into the 1970s, the first three ballots cast unexpectedly included ten players, and it quickly became apparent this 1970s ballot would yield more than one inductee. Such liberalness in the voting surprised me. In fact, I specifically… [More]

Six Milwaukee Braves Inducted into DoU Hall of Greatness

Earlier this week, we unveiled our plans to start a Disciples of Uecker Hall of Greatness — a community-driven ode to the greatest baseball players/managers/owners who have ever donned a jersey in Milwaukee. It’s certainly an ambitious project, so we decided to separate the voting… [More]

Top Brewers Prospects Around the Blogosphere

The winter months can become rather bland for baseball fans. It occasionally cooks up a treat in the form of a big trade or a controversial free-agent signing, but largely, the winter months represent a holding pattern in which fans tirelessly pour over depth charts… [More]

Introducing: The DoU Hall of Greatness

With the news released last week that former Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan will be the 17th member of the Miller Park Walk of Fame, we began putting together the framework for our own ode to the greats of Milwaukee baseball. Here’s the deal: We hope… [More]

Presented Without Comment: ZiPS Projects The Brewers Offense

The ZiPS projections for the Milwaukee Brewers 2013 season came out today on Fangraphs. While a lot of focus has been on the  pitchers, there is an interesting trend among the hitters as well.  Here are the projected starters 2012 Average/On Base/Slugging lines along with… [More]

Do The Brewers Have An Innings Problem?

There has been a lot written, here and elsewhere, about the Brewers’ apparent decision to use most of the limited resources available this off-season to beef up a bullpen that was a major cause for the unraveling of the 2012 season and elect to go… [More]

Early January Projection of Brewers ’13 Pitching Staff

Despite a surprising late-season charge, the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers failed to reach the postseason in consecutive seasons since the ‘81-’82 seasons, and few would disagree that the main culprit was the pitching staff. In particular, the bullpen imploded. John Axford experienced prolonged struggles for the… [More]

Can Brewers Win With Below-Average Starters?

It’s said that pitching wins championships. In particular, starting pitching wins championships. This sentiment particularly resonates in Milwaukee because the organization has largely failed to develop quality starting pitching for longer than most fans care to remember. It resulted in many below-average years — as… [More]