Rickie Weeks | Disciples of Uecker - Part 4

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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]

2013 Preview: Milwaukee Brewers Situational Baseball

According to The Bill James Handbook, the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers scored 168 manufactured runs, and they allowed 151 manufactured runs from their opponents. This was one of the better figures in the National League, although their differential was not as strong as 2011; during their… [More]

The Duality of Rickie Weeks

Last week, Prediction Machine released their forecasts of the 2013 baseball season. After running 50,000 season simulations, they predict the LA Angels will defeat the Washington Nationals in the World Series. Specifically, the Angels won the World Series 12% of the time. The Tigers and… [More]

Circling the Bases: The Infield

Welcome to Circling the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. This week, the two tackle the Brewers’ infield. Ryan Topp: Now that the World Baseball Classic has started despite my best efforts,… [More]

…Your Contact Hitting Brewers

Years ago, I remember that Brewers fans gave their beloved Milwaukee Nine the reputation of an undisciplined, strikeout prone club. Our 2008 Wild Card favorites included a gang of bats that might strike out more than 20% of plate appearances, but also hit home runs… [More]