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Revisiting Jonathan Lucroy’s Value

While many sports fans were freaking out over the total value of the contract signed by Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton, a relatively new labor weapon was secured in the outfielder’s deal. Namely, the MVP Candidate joined the group of recent stars and free agents to… [More]

Protecting Jean Segura

By on June 2, 2014

Protecting Jean Segura

Much has been made about the Brewers’ revamped line-up. Since Jean Segura, Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy, and Carlos Gomez were slotted 1-4, which started last Saturday in Miami, the Brewers have averaged 6.1 runs per game. Leading the charge is the Brewers’ latest lead-off hitter,… [More]

Gauging Gomez

By on February 24, 2014

Gauging Gomez

Last season, Carlos Gomez gave Brewers fans something positive to discuss. Gomez posted the best numbers of his career across every major offensive category and won a Gold Glove for his stellar center field play. Yet, Gomez’s performance was only part of the story. His… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Brewers Batting Order, Hall of Fame, Roenicke

“Given the current roster, what is your preferred batting order?” -@acmccabe To make everything less complicated, I’m going to set my lineup adjusted for platoons at second and first base. I’ll put my lineup out there and then explain some of my thought process. Segura,… [More]

Braun & Fielder: A Tale of Two Struggling Sluggers

For years, Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder were the cornerstones of the Brewers organization. They were two of the most feared hitters in the game and helped lead the Brewers to the playoffs for the first time in 26 years. Their paths may have diverged… [More]

Failing First

By on June 7, 2013

Failing First

One third of the 2013 season is finished for the Milwaukee Brewers. Prior to Thursday’s game, the Brewers had managed to go 22-36 for a .379 winning percentage. Only the Houston Astros (22-38, .367 WP) and the Miami Marlins (16-44, .267 WP) have fared worse… [More]

2012 Brewers: Discipline and Punish

Over the offseason, I spent a lot of time writing about situational baseball, for a number of reasons. First and foremost, I wanted to get my mind around the types of approaches typically executed by good situational baseball players. Second, I wanted to see if… [More]

Building and Rebuilding: Disbanding a Core

Baltimore dismissed the Cleveland Indians in the Division Series of the 1996 American League playoffs, striking an early blow to the middle market dynasty in Northeast Ohio. The Indians promised a new look for the 1997 season, trading Jeff Kent (among others) to San Francisco… [More]

2012 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers, Part II

If you had asked me — and other Brewers fans — about the Brewers’ long term chances of competing after the 2009 and 2010 seasons, I would have said, “good luck.” Like others, I felt that the club had too many weaknesses to fill in… [More]

2012 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers, Part I

Along with the rest of the National League, the Milwaukee Brewers’ run environment has declined, meaning that from their Wild Card appearance through their Division Championship, the Brewers’ offense remained consistently above average. 2008: 750 RS (Brewers) / 721 RS (league/park) 2009: 785 RS (Brewers)… [More]