Ryan Braun | Disciples of Uecker - Part 6

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Rounding the Bases: Tony Bosch & Rebuilding

Normally at Rounding the Bases, we stick to one big topic per week. This was not a normal week for the Milwaukee Brewers, so welcome to pur first multitopic week! You can continue the discussion on Twitter with @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski. **Headline: MLB gets Bosch… [More]

Biogenesis: Could Braun Be Suspended For 100 Games?

The Biogenesis scandal wasn’t just going to go away. The anonymous reports identified too many high-profile players and Major League Baseball invested too much time and energy in their investigation to simply have this storyline slink permanently into the darkness. ESPN’s T.J. Quinn, Pedro Gomez… [More]

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]