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Does Ryan Braun have trade value after all?

Once Ryan Braun’s PED saga finally came to a close, his trade value was basically shot. Why would a team absorb his sizable contract when his performance may have been artificially inflated? At that point, the Brewers’ only choice was to hope Braun performed well… [More]

Winning in 2016: Margins

By on December 21, 2015

Winning in 2016: Margins

The 2016 Brewers can be a better team than the 2015 Brewers. In this sense, the Brewers decidedly are not tanking, given that the club acquired a group of players that can improve various positions. A “Brewers tank” in 2016 means that some combination of… [More]

Payroll & Revenue Growth

By on December 8, 2015

Payroll & Revenue Growth

Yesterday, I advocated for full revenue sharing in the MLB, which is a measure that is necessary to benefit labor (by increasing the amount that a team will be able to spend on payroll, or perhaps mandating a spending level) and small market owners (who… [More]

Revenue Sharing

By on December 7, 2015

Revenue Sharing

Yahoo Sports covered an intriguing Forbes report: MLB revenues increased for the 13th consecutive year, this time increasing by approximately $500 million to $9.5 billion leaguewide. Incidentally, this increase is not necessarily anything to write home about after the MLB raised revenue by $1 billion… [More]

Offensive Battles & Rebuilding

In 2015, the major culprit for the difficult Brewers campaign was the starting rotation. Really, unfortunately, the major culprit was ineffectiveness among a couple of veteran pitchers, and then injuries and some first-full-season-adjustments by young organizational arms. On the offensive side, injuries were really the… [More]

Disciple of Uecker Weekly Top-10: September 19-25

The Milwaukee Brewers hiring of new General Manager David Stearns was the clear topical winner this week, especially when the team was mired in a losing streak and shutting down players to protect them for 2016. The move is also noteworthy due to the fact… [More]

Memorable Brewers Moments: Power Players

Milwaukee is best known for one thing: slugging the ball. Sure, the history of the organization features some solid pitchers (Yovani Gallardo, Teddy Higuera, and Ben Sheets being the leaders), and lately the clubs have been known as much for pitching, speed, and situational baseball… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Weekly Top-10: September 12-18, 2015

The Milwaukee Brewers are still interviewing candidates for their opening at General Manager, Ryan Braun cheated, but who knows how much it actually helped, and Taylor Jungmann remains a popular player to write about. It’s your Disciples of Uecker Weekly Top-10.   10. Brewers eliminated:… [More]

DoU Podcast Ep 36 – Kyle Lesniewski on Garza, Segura and more

Host Vineet Barot (Twitter: @vbarot87)  is joined by Kyle Lesniewski (@brewerfan28) of reviewingthebrew.com to discuss: 1) Matt Garza’s shutdown, how that affects the vesting option and whether he’ll bounce back 2) Ryan Braun’s contract: if he were a free-agent, would he get a 5 year,… [More]

Congrats Ryan Braun!

By on August 19, 2015

Congrats Ryan Braun!

In case you missed Wednesday afternoon’s Brewers victory, Ryan Braun smashed his 252nd career home run. The homer placed Braun ahead of previous leader Robin Yount, solidifying the rightfielder’s place in franchise lore. Braun is having a resurgence in 2015, which leads one to question… [More]