Ryan Braun | Disciples of Uecker - Part 6

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Quarter Season Crisis

By on May 20, 2013

Quarter Season Crisis

.215/.276/.339 Traditional baseball fans know that this slash line is not a particularly good one. All three stats (batting average/on-base percentage/slugging percentage) are below the current league average. .615 OPS /.271 wOBA /68 wRC+ Fans of baseball’s advanced metrics (Sabermetricians, statheads, Saberheads, nerds, number crunchers,… [More]

A Little Girl and Her Big Fan, Ryan Braun

Ava is four months old and has spent her entire life to this point in the cardiac ICU. Born with Ebstein’s anomaly, pulmonary atresia, severe tricuspid valve insufficiency and tricuspid valve dysplasia, she’s had three heart surgeries and still waits for clearance to go home…. [More]

Saturn Nuts or Scary Stats?

On Sunday morning, I did something out of the ordinary and slept in. I walked my dogs then double-checked that everything was good to go with my fantasy baseball line-up. That’s when I saw that the Brewers game had started and the Crew was already… [More]

Where do NL Central Teams Stash their Cash?

Earlier this week, the folks at the LA Times put together a pretty sweet, interactive tool that can compare where each MLB team has spent its payroll for the 2013 season. I highly, highly recommend that you check it out. I find the disparity of… [More]

Miller Park’s Foul Ball Wall of Fame

It was the second inning of Friday’s game between the Brewers and Cardinals. Carlos Gomez stepped to the plate as the NL leader in batting average. After going 6-for-37 (.162 AVG) through the first nine games of the season, Gomez had gone on a tear…. [More]

Fan Passion and Expecting Ax-cellence

According to ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd, baseball will always be a dominant sport in the cities of the Northeast – New York, Boston, Philadelphia. Each city not only has a long baseball tradition but also an extremely vocal sports media and fan base. If… [More]

No Strategy But Win

By on April 29, 2013

No Strategy But Win

This has been a spectacularly strange beginning to the season: team streaks, bizarre baserunning, Rickie Weeks on kryptonite, Ryan Braun in full Adam Dunn mode. Like a lot of fans, I tend to place parameters on my hopes for an upcoming season. This season’s boundaries… [More]

Opposing Teams Aren’t Pitching Around Ryan Braun

With Aramis Ramirez and Corey Hart on the disabled list, protection in the lineup for Ryan Braun has been a hot topic of conversation — especially since Rickie Weeks is currently mired in a significant slump at the plate. This is from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sunday: Perhaps not… [More]

Rob Deer, Ryan Braun, and Three True Outcomes

My parents’ basement in Wisconsin still holds many treasures. Somewhere, amidst the family heirlooms and layers of dust, is a cherished childhood photo of my brother and me next to Rob Deer. It was taken on one of those glorious days at County Stadium when,… [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]