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2014 Brewers Position Preview: Left Field

Starter: Khris Davis Backup: Logan Schafer AAA depth: Caleb Gindl, Kentrail Davis The Future: Victor Roache If Ryan Braun’s suspension brought anything positive to the Brewers last season, it was an extended look at their young outfielders. Khris Davis, Logan Schafer, and Caleb Gindl were… [More]

The Brewers’ Derek Jeter Dilemma

The Brewers’ 2014 season just got a little more interesting. Besides having to stay competitive in one of baseball’s hardest divisions, now the team has a new problem on its hands — figuring out what to get Derek Jeter. Last week, Jeter revealed that he… [More]

Brewers Do Not Need a Lead Off Bat

A common refrain from Brewers fans is, “The Brewers need a lead-off hitter.” This chorus has been prominent since Doug Melvin traded Norichika Aoki to Kansas City, and it reverberated beneath the club’s hunt for a 1B during the winter meetings. Yet, the fans’ desire for a… [More]

UPDATED: 2014 Roster and Payroll Estimates

Earlier in the off-season, I examined the state of the Brewers’ roster and payroll for the 2014 season. There weren’t a lot of mysteries because of the number of contracts already on the books and young players with jobs locked up. Since then the Brewers… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Aoki Trade

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly discussion where we tackle some topic on the minds of Brewers fans at the moment. Follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter to join the discussion. Ryan Topp: The Brewers finally made their first big move of the offseason that didn’t include a middle… [More]

Norichika Aoki trade to KC creates a few questions

There hasn’t been a lot about the Brewers over the past couple seasons that was consistent. Norichika Aoki was. He played in 306 of 324 games, usually hit at the top of the order, and if you go by on-base percentage, he was one of… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Aoki, Offseason Moves, Starting Rotation

Happy Thursday, fellows Disciples! As I’m sure you’ve all noted by now, there have been some changes undergone here at Disciples of Uecker over the past couple days. One thing that I wanted to keep up was the Twitter mailbag that JP ran regularly during… [More]

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]

An Offseason NL Central Smorgasbord

As Doug Melvin recently noted, only six National League teams finished the 2013 season above .500. Three of those teams were in the NL Central. Playing in the NL’s best and most competitive division will make it even more difficult for the Brewers to contend… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Postseason, Pirates, Outfield

“How much harder will it be for the Brewers to revisit the postseason now that the Pirates have shaken off years of futility?”  –  @bobwait It’s impossible to quantify exactly how much more difficult it will be for the Brewers to make the postseason, but… [More]