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Brewers’ Starting Pitchers: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Saturday in Cincinnati, the Brewers’ shutout an opponent for the first time all season. They were the last MLB team to do so in 2013. Yovani Gallardo led the charge by going six innings, striking out five, and giving up three hits and two walks…. [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]

Rounding the Bases: Tony Bosch & Rebuilding

Normally at Rounding the Bases, we stick to one big topic per week. This was not a normal week for the Milwaukee Brewers, so welcome to pur first multitopic week! You can continue the discussion on Twitter with @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski. **Headline: MLB gets Bosch… [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]

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]

Brewers activate Jeff Bianchi, send Khris Davis down

Following Wednesday’s loss to the Pirates, the Brewers announced they were optioning Khris Davis down to Triple-A Nashville. Most people seemed to guess it meant Jeff Bianchi was ready to end his rehab assignment and come off the disabled list, and today we found out… [More]

What’s On Second

By on April 30, 2013

What’s On Second

There’s a good argument to be made that second base is one of the worst positions in baseball history, in terms of value. On the defensive spectrum, the positions in the middle of the diamond are traditionally valued due to their relative difficulty compared to… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Weeks, Betancourt, Winning Streak

“My question. Have the Brewers ever had a worse clean up hitter than Rickie Weeks?”  –  @GeezerInSC Many Brewers fans have complained about Rickie Weeks batting cleanup, mostly because he’s hitting 4-for-44 as the Brewers’ cleanup hitter this season. He has struck out 20 times… [More]

Opening Day Deeds

By on April 1, 2013

Opening Day Deeds

Even as a kid, I knew that the Opening Day of the baseball season was special. It was the only day of the year that my father would willingly miss work. He bundled himself amidst layers of long sleeve shirts and sweaters before leaving for… [More]