Ryan Braun | Disciples of Uecker - Part 11

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Tuesday Round Up: NL MVP and Playoff Races

It’s been a refrain on repeat at Disciples of Uecker throughout the 2012 season: Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun is playing well enough to win his second consecutive NL MVP. However, given (a) the Brewers’ lack of contention, and (b) Braun’s labor victory over the MLB… [More]

Quick Hits: Braun, Ramirez, Strikeouts

BRAUN FOR MVP, AGAIN? After yet another dynamite performance at the plate last night against the Chicago Cubs, Ryan Braun is now hitting .307/.385/.600 with 35 home runs and 20 stolen bases. Players from non-contending teams have serious troubles contending for year-end awards — and Braun… [More]

Thursday Round-up: Make it stop!

Following the thread of my meandering exploration on Tuesday, the Brewers promptly scored 6 runs on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing their output in the Rocky Mountains to 18 total runs scored. For the third time in three weeks, the Brewers scored 18 or more runs… [More]

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]

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]