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Bullpen Follies Cost Brewers

Through the first 6 innings on Wednesday, the Brewers and Pirates played to a 2-2 stalemate between the game’s starters, Yovani Gallardo and Edinson Volquez. Then the bullpen got involved and things got out of hand quickly. When the carnage was over, the Brewers were… [More]

Is Gallardo Flipping the Script?

Yovani Gallardo pitched 14 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings to start his 2014 campaign. Only four Brewers have ever strung together more goose eggs. Gallardo’s strong start has been a welcome surprise. After battling through the toughest year of his career, both on and off the… [More]

POPing the Productive Out Myth

Most baseball fans would say that Kyle Lohse made three mistakes in his game against the Atlanta Braves last Tuesday. The first mistake was the 2-0 sinker he threw Jason Heyward in the top of the fifth. Heyward hammered it for a two run home… [More]

Roenicke Should Challenge Early and Often

Ron Roenicke missed an opportunity to use his first replay challenge in the second inning on Opening Day. In a scoreless tie in the second, Aramis Ramirez was doubled off at second base on a Lyle Overbay liner, and the inning ended on a 3-6… [More]

Early Surprises in the Brewers Bullpen

At the beginning of the seventh inning of the Brewers’ 2-0 win over Atlanta on Monday, I thought I spotted what would be a talking point for fans in the coming days: the decision to have setup man Brandon Kintzler pitch the seventh rather than the… [More]

Juan Francisco: Out at First

After hitting for a .345 AVG / 1.231 OPS this spring, Juan Francisco has been designated for assignment by the Brewers. The news broke Saturday afternoon following a series of tweets from Todd Rosiak that included – No official announcement at first base until tomorrow,… [More]

Managing Expanded Replay

By on February 25, 2014

Managing Expanded Replay

It took a while, but expanded replay is finally here. Hopefully within a few years MLB will drop the “challenge” portion of the new replay system and just allow everything to be initiated  by either an umpire sitting in the booth or someone back in the… [More]

Complacency, Expectations, and the Milwaukee Brewers

Mark Attanasio made his message loud and clear for the players in his annual team address before the first full-squad spring workout, as Tom Haudricourt of the Journal-Sentinel reported: the Brewers expect to win and put their increased payroll to use in 2014. “This year,… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [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]