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Series Preview: Brewers @ Blue Jays

If you had told me in February that the Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays would both be in first place for their July meeting, I would have said, “you’re nuts.” Then, cartwheels abound. Certainly, I thought that the Brewers could produce a solid season if… [More]

Yovani Gallardo Hits 121

Yovani Gallardo is no stranger to high pitch counts. Those familiar with his work are used to seeing Gallardo, and his not so crisp control, nearing the 100-pitch mark around the fifth or sixth inning. In fact, according to Baseball Reference, over Gallardo’s eight-year career,… [More]

Protecting Jean Segura

By on June 2, 2014

Protecting Jean Segura

Much has been made about the Brewers’ revamped line-up. Since Jean Segura, Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy, and Carlos Gomez were slotted 1-4, which started last Saturday in Miami, the Brewers have averaged 6.1 runs per game. Leading the charge is the Brewers’ latest lead-off hitter,… [More]

The Best of the Rest: A Brief History of Pitching Position Players

Martin Maldonado has had a memorable start to the season. So much so that David Schoenfield slyly suggested that Maldonado should be April’s the player of the month. Amongst his many accomplishments, Maldonado literally hit the cover off the ball, punched a Pirate, and pitched a… [More]

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]