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Mark Rogers and Managing the Burn

Mark Rogers, the Brewers’ 2004 first round draft pick, recently made his way to Venezuela. If things go as planned, Rogers will pitch in his Venezuelan Winter League debut for the Bravos de Margarita this week. After spending six years in the Brewers’ minor league… [More]

Brewers No Longer Have Protected Pick In 2014

As the Brewers fell out of postseason contention extraordinarily early, much of the attention turned to young players on the roster. The second half of the season morphed into a big-league audition for guys like Scooter Gennett, Khris Davis, Tyler Thornburg and Johnny Hellweg. While some… [More]

Mark Rogers and the First Round Descent

Milwaukee Brewers fans have an extreme relationship with GM Doug Melvin. Overall, Melvin’s tenure in Milwaukee is undoubtedly one of the most successful periods of baseball in Brewers history, regardless of any other critiques or concerns. Yet, those concerns are continually bubbling to the surface… [More]

Initial Thoughts: Brewers ’13 Draft Class

The 2013 MLB Draft has ended, and the Milwaukee Brewers selected 40 amateur players to join the organization (depending on the signing process). They drafted 23 pitchers and 17 position players, highlighted by their first selection, right-hander Devin Williams. Here’s the breakdown: High School 4-yr… [More]

Brewers ’13 Draft Tracker (Plus Scouting Reports)

Round 2.  RHP Devin Williams (Hazelwood West HS, MO) The Brewers didn’t have a first-round selection, but they opted for a high-upside arm to kick off their ’13 Draft. Williams is a prep arm who saw his velocity increase earlier than expected and already sits… [More]

2013 MLB Draft Kicks Off Tonight

The 2013 MLB Draft begins tonight at 6:00pm CT on MLB Network (streaming on MLB.com), and normally on Disciples of Uecker, we would be featuring a myriad of draft articles. We’d be discussing mock drafts and various players connected to the Brewers. We’d maybe even… [More]

Brewers to have third-lowest draft bonus pool in MLB

When the Brewers signed free agent Kyle Lohse, much was made about the team giving up its 17th overall pick to do so. The less-reported (and more damaging) penalty for signing a free agent attached to draft compensation, though, is the loss of pool money… [More]

Brewers gain extra 2013 draft pick in lottery

The Brewers will be getting an extra pick in the 2013 draft, and it has nothing to do with free-agent-to-be Zack Greinke. It’s no secret that small-market organizations like the Brewers need to build through the draft. When the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was announced,… [More]

2012 Draft: Favorites, Least Favorites, Sleepers

Much of the analysis on the site thus far regarding the 2012 MLB Draft has been limited to a collage of professional scouting reports and information from Draft resources on the individual draft picks. After a day to ruminate over the Brewers’ 2012 draft class,… [More]

First-rounder Victor Roache says he may sign Thursday

It’s been interesting to see baseball’s new draft rules play out over the past few days. The new restrictions put the Pittsburgh Pirates in a bind, for example, after they took Stanford pitcher Mark Appel with the 8th overall pick. Appel wants to be paid… [More]