Ryan Braun | Disciples of Uecker - Part 10

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Monday Musings: Starting Pitching, Maldonado, Braun

The Brewers managed to take two games from the Pittsburgh Pirates this weekend and won the first of three big series to begin the second half. The team is still well out of contention, but win one more series this week and it seems even… [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]

Ryan Braun, Vindicated

By on July 10, 2012

Ryan Braun, Vindicated

“Of course there is.” That’s what Ryan Braun told Tom Haudricourt when asked if his monster first half — .306/.391/.599, a new All-Star break high in home runs (24) and OPS (.990; not counting his short rookie first half) all while offense continues to drop… [More]

2012 Brewers: Discipline and Punish

Over the offseason, I spent a lot of time writing about situational baseball, for a number of reasons. First and foremost, I wanted to get my mind around the types of approaches typically executed by good situational baseball players. Second, I wanted to see if… [More]

Ryan Braun makes 5th All-Star team, Zack Greinke snubbed

For the fifth consecutive season, Ryan Braun will be playing in the All-Star Game. For the first time, though, it will not be as a starter. In his first four appearances, Braun was the leading vote-getter among National League outfielders, and was the leading vote-getter… [More]

Consecutive MVPs

By on June 23, 2012

Consecutive MVPs

The Milwaukee Brewers currently sit 4 games under .500, and have a 19.3% chance of making the postseason, per Baseball Prospectus. I would not say I’ve completely given up on this Brewers season, but I would say that I’ll be rather surprised if they actually make… [More]

The Vindication of Ryan Braun

Ryan Braun spent the entire offseason reading about why he should not be considered the 2011 Most Valuable Player in the National League. He heard radio personalities and television talking heads suggest he give back the trophy. Even into the season, he has endured boos during… [More]

Building and Rebuilding: Disbanding a Core

Baltimore dismissed the Cleveland Indians in the Division Series of the 1996 American League playoffs, striking an early blow to the middle market dynasty in Northeast Ohio. The Indians promised a new look for the 1997 season, trading Jeff Kent (among others) to San Francisco… [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]