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Building & Rebuilding #4: Reserve Control

One wonders whether it was a conscientious strategy of GM Doug Melvin to follow the Brewers’ 2014 collapse with an extremely active first week of the offseason. Whatever the motivations — certainly, at least, to make the team better — Melvin is giving Brewers fans… [More]

To Rickie

By on October 31, 2014

To Rickie

News surfaced this morning that the Brewers exercised Yovani Gallardo‘s option, which at $13 million was a virtual no-brainer (quickly compare Gallardo’s salary and performance to that of Edwin Jackson, Tim Lincecum, or even teammates Kyle Lohse and Matt Garza, among NL RHP). Even after… [More]

Stabilizing Scooter

By on June 23, 2014

Stabilizing Scooter

Once again, Scooter Gennett is defying expectations. The diminutive 24-year old, former 16th round draft pick has been ridiculously good recently. In the 30 days prior to Sunday’s game, Scooter’s 1.033 OPS is the seventh best in baseball. Bested only by: Rank Player OPS 1… [More]

Rickie Weeks Hot Streak Unmasked

Rickie Weeks continued his scorching hot run at the plate in Tuesday’s 5-2 win over the Pirates. He went 1-1 as a pinch hitter and scored what turned out to be the winning third run of the game for the Brewers. Marco Estrada contributed yet… [More]

Should Brewers let Weeks or Wang go?

This post  from @RDTopp on WIsports.com, the joint online sports venture with Brewers flagship station 620WTMJ, TODAY’S TMJ4 & NBC26 can be found by clicking here.

Injuries, Roster Utilization, and the Brewers

The Brewers pulled off, arguably, their most impressive win of the season Monday night in St. Louis. Trailing 3-0 in the 7th inning against a dominant Michael Wacha, the Brewers plated three runs to tie the game. The bullpen kept the Cardinals offense scoreless for… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Emergency Catchers, Scooter, and Rickie

“Why did the Brewers chose not to bring anyone up for Maldonado? It seems awfully risky to only have 1 catcher active…. who is the emergency catcher?” -Garret Strachota (Facebook) MLB rules don’t designate that a team can bring up another player in the event… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Kendrys Morales, Platoons, BABIP, Carlos Gomez

@CyrtHogg Who is more likely to wind up in a Brewers uniform this year: Ike Davis or Kendrys Morales? — Tim Old (@timcyoung) April 10, 2014 After the endless Ike Davis rumors fell through this winter, it’s hard to see management continuing to pursue him… [More]

Brewers Camp Battles: Reserve Infielders

Let’s open up this Brewers Camp Battles post with a riddle, shall we? Q: What do you get when you mix a first base platoon with a second base platoon? A: Mixed emotions for Jeff Bianchi. As a general footnote, having any emotions whatsoever surrounding… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Bunting, Platoons & Those Ugly Gold Uniforms

“How many times do you think the bunt will be used this season?” -@DidBrewersBunt Presented without comment. “If Scooter wasn’t called Scooter how many fewer jerseys would the team sell?”-@BadgerNoonan Even if he was called Ryan–his actual name–I’m fairly sure he still would have hit… [More]