Ron Roenicke | Disciples of Uecker - Part 3

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Exploring ERA and Expectations for Brewers’ Pitching

Pitching statistics are far from perfect. Around the early 1900s’, a pitcher was expected to throw the complete game. So determining a pitcher’s effectiveness by a simple “win” or “loss” was a decent barometer. That is until James Otis Crandall began to pitch. Widely considered… [More]

Small Victories and Shifting Sands

Small Victories It took 14 innings until the Brewers’ luck finally ran out Sunday. After a lost start by Kyle Lohse, due to a lengthy rain delay, the Brewers’ anemic offense managed only two hits over 12 innings – both courtesy of Martin Maldonando. Maldonando… [More]

Brewers Rely On Yuni in Ninth, He Predictably Fails

Watching close games slip away can crawl under one’s skin. However, watching close games slip away because of questionable managerial decisions is even more maddening. The Brewers unfortunately experienced one of the latter on Wednesday evening against the Cubs. The ninth inning is not what… [More]

The Brewers’ Central Problem

I don’t need to tell you that it’s bad for the Brewers, right now. Their team ERA is 4.55, worst in the National League. Prior to Thursday’s game, the Brewers’ high-powered offense was only hitting .243 with runners in scoring position, which is lower than… [More]

Series Preview: Shuffling Cards

Taking the bad with the good, the Brewers offense generally hammered out runs and won at least one seesaw battle with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park. Unfortunately, that magic from Tuesday night wore off on Wednesday, and the offense could not produce one last… [More]

Ron Roenicke, Bunting, and Evolution

Baseball is a game practically tailor made to inspire passionate debate and few things spark more debate among it’s fans than managers decisions to bunt or abstain from bunting. Among the analytically inclined (like the writers on this site), bunting is more often than not frowned… [More]

Rounding the Bases: A Good Working Relationship

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly column where writers Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski participate in a discussion on one baseball topic. This week, how do managers and general managers get along?. You can follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter. Steve Garczynski: The Milwaukee Brewers followed up losing… [More]

What Kind Of Team Is ’13 Brewers?

The 1987 Brewers have gone down in franchise history as “Team Streak”. The 1987 team established the “Team Streak” identity early in the season. Right out of the gates, they won their first 13 games, which still ties the 1982 Atlanta Braves for most consecutive… [More]

Narratives and Questions About Winning

More than anything else, baseball allows us to tell stories. Even after we think about all the factors, analyze performances, and form our opinions about baseball, our experience of baseball moves beyond that realm of calculation. While there is not much that happens on a… [More]

Throwing Out the Bullpen

This summer, one key rule has kept our humble Ohio City home in order: when the Brewers are leading after 7, GO TO BED! It’s a useful rule, given that Brewers games typically start around 8:10 PM on eastern time, and it ensures that I… [More]