Ryan Braun | Disciples of Uecker - Part 5

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PEDs, Payroll, and Baseball’s Competitive Balance

Last week, in the wake of Ryan Braun’s suspension, I posed a question on Twitter, “What’s worse for competitiveness in baseball — a few players taking PEDs or a few teams with payrolls that double/triple their opponents?” My question was not an attempt to justify… [More]

Ryan Braun & Baseball’s Prisoner’s Dilemma

The PED era might be over for Ryan Braun but it is still alive and well in baseball. To think otherwise would be nothing short of foolish. In the days following Braun’s suspension heaps of disappointment and vitriol have been thrown his way. Many believe… [More]

Rounding the Bases: Ryan Braun and Rebuilding

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, the weekly column where Ryan Topp and Steve Garczynski discuss the big questiosn facing the Brewers this week. You can continue the discussion on Twitter by Following @RyanTopp and @Steve Garczynski. ***** Steve Garczynski: It finally happened. Judgement Day. Ryan Braun has been… [More]

Braun Admits Mistakes; Suspended For Rest of Season

Numerous reports regarding the Biogenesis scandal have repeatedly hinted suspensions against Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and approximately two dozen other players could be announced in the coming weeks. For many of us, though, the pending suspensions had never felt real. Story fatigue had set in,… [More]

An Outfield (Anti)Assist and Home Run Distances

Even though not a lot has been going right for the Milwaukee Brewers this season. A lot has been going very right for Jonathan Lucroy lately. Saturday’s game against the Miami Marlins was no different. Lucroy went 4 for 4 with a double, home run,… [More]

Will Braun Return from One Battle to Fight Another?

Could Thursday be when Ryan Braun returns for the DL? According to Adam McCalvy, that’s the goal. After a handful of successful batting cage sessions, Braun appears primed to return from the DL for the four-game series in Arizona. Ron Roenicke would like to give… [More]

Report: Biogenesis Source To Talk to MLB

Major League Baseball reportedly has another source who is willing to go on record and provide evidence that players — such as Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun — purchased performance-enhancing drugs from the Biogenesis clinic. According to TMZ, Porter Fischer has agreed to cooperate with… [More]

A Season of Silver Linings

On opening day, expectations for the 2013 Brewers’ were far from high when the staff at Disciples of Uecker weighted in with their thoughts. The Brewers’ predicted win totals ranged from 80 to 87 but averaged out to about 83. After winning only 29 out… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Trade Deadline, Weeks, Ramirez

“Putting on your GM cap, which players, for one reason or another, do you think are untradeable and why?”  –  @KyleAshauer I don’t believe any player on the Brewers roster is currently untradeable based upon money. If Vernon Wells and his albatross contract can be… [More]

Brewers’ Starting Pitchers: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Saturday in Cincinnati, the Brewers’ shutout an opponent for the first time all season. They were the last MLB team to do so in 2013. Yovani Gallardo led the charge by going six innings, striking out five, and giving up three hits and two walks…. [More]