Milwaukee Brewers | Disciples of Uecker - Part 6

Disciples of Uecker

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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]

10 Worst Doug Melvin Moves

Earlier on, we looked at the 10 best moves in the tenure of Brewers’ president and general manager Doug Melvin. Before delving into the negative side, it’s worth looking back at those. Some of the items on this list are going to spark some disagreement. I’ve tried… [More]

10 Best Doug Melvin Moves

Last fall, Brewers president and general manager Doug Melvin marked his 10th anniversary with the club running its baseball operations. That makes this is his 11th season at the helm for the organization. It’s the second longest tenure, behind the great Harry Dalton, and it’s had its… [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]

Where do NL Central Teams Stash their Cash?

Earlier this week, the folks at the LA Times put together a pretty sweet, interactive tool that can compare where each MLB team has spent its payroll for the 2013 season. I highly, highly recommend that you check it out. I find the disparity of… [More]