Milwaukee Brewers | Disciples of Uecker - Part 18

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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]

Why Not Edwin Jackson?

By on December 14, 2012

Why Not Edwin Jackson?

Over the past four seasons, right-hander Edwin Jackson has thrown 812.2 innings for five different teams. He’s also been traded twice in the past three years and surprisingly settled for a one-year deal with Washington last winter. And once again, the 29-year-old starting pitcher enters… [More]

Podcast, Episode 3.1: “Brewers Therapy For Ryan”

After a two-month layoff from the podcast, Ryan and I return to discuss the Brewers’ offseason thus far and what we can expect heading into the 2013 season. We didn’t answer any listener questions or have a guest week, but that’s because we had lots… [More]

Scouting and “Unimpressive” Brewers Pitching

If you’ve read Disciples of Uecker or subscribed to the podcast over the past year, it’s no secret I have lauded the Brewers’ young core of pitching prospects. Right-hander Mike Fiers grabbed the attention once he found significant success to begin his big league career,… [More]

Possible Trade Destinations For Hart

The Brewers continue to wait out the free agent market. Zack Greinke to Los Angeles should spur the market a bit, but Doug Melvin and the Brewers refuse to overextend themselves this winter. It appears they will wait and see which players unexpectedly fall through the… [More]

Winter Meetings, Day Three: Dempster, Hart, Relievers

While Doug Melvin and the Brewers haven’t involved themselves in any major-league acquisition or transaction in Nashville, the news surfacing throughout the day on Wednesday has certainly clarified the Brewers’ blueprint for the offseason. BREWERS WANT STARTER, BUT MAY LACK FUNDS Milwaukee has repeatedly been… [More]