Rickie Weeks | Disciples of Uecker - Part 5

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Reconsidering Rebuilding: Trading at the Deadline and 2013

After the flurry of right-handed pitching trades (or trades-to-be?) yesterday, the Brewers late-inning loss seemed a fitting accompaniment to fans’ trade market inquiries and “sell ‘em all” proclamations. Aside from the pending trade of Chicago Cubs righty Ryan Dempster for one of the Atlanta Braves’… [More]

Brewers First-Half Awards

Most Valuable Player of the First Half:  OF Ryan Braun After winning the National League MVP a year ago and dealing with the PED appeal firestorm over the winter, Braun simply continued to post elite numbers in almost every category imaginable. His .417 wOBA ranks… [More]

Halfway Already? The Path to a Winning Season

Another day, another wild, high-scoring affair between the Brewers and Miami Marlins. I’m certain that we could find symbolism between the 2012 halfway point and American Independence, spurring one of the greatest outlaw nations in the world. At the very least, if the Brewers are… [More]

Fielding versus Bullpen: Efficiency

My dad called the other afternoon to talk about the Brewers. He asked me a simple question: is there any one stat that I can use to explain the difference between the 2011 and 2012 Brewers. I hmm’d and haw’d for a bit, before saying,… [More]

Sushi Lunch: Catching Up With Gomez and the West Coast

I must be getting old. Five or six years ago, I used to make an event out of each and every west coast Brewers game, finding books to read or lining up food and beer for every pitch into the wee hours of the morning…. [More]

Rickie Weeks Hits A Balanced Home Run

It was the struggling Rickie Weeks who opened the scoring in Milwaukee’s victory last night, depositing a home run in the left field seats off Ian Kennedy in the second inning. Weeks has shown power at times throughout his season long slump, and at five… [More]

Noon Hour Rounds: Tuesday, May 22

Last night the Brewers lost a tough 14-inning contest with the San Francisco Giants. Although the game seemed over from the start, as Brewers starter Randy Wolf allowed 3 runs in the top of the first inning, the Brewers hung tough and Wolf capped the… [More]

Brewers Round Up: May 10, 2012

The Brewers lost to the Reds in heartbreaking fashion yesterday, wasting a phenomenal start by Zack Greinke and failing to capitalize with runners on base in the bottom of the 9th. The Reds took the series from the Brewers, who receive a much-needed day off… [More]

Balance and Blame: What’s going on!?!?

On May 6, 2011, the greatest Milwaukee Brewers team in franchise history sat in last place in the National League Central. The club struggled to stay afloat after their prolonged winless start, and they flat-out sputtered to a halt to open May. From April 30… [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]