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Braun, Ramirez finalists for Gold Gloves

Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez don’t have reputations as elite defenders, but both are finalists for Gold Glove awards, as announced by the Brewers today. Braun is one of the three finalists for the NL’s left field award, joining Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez and Atlanta’s Martin… [More]

Quick Hits: Marcum, Braun, Gomez, Gallardo

The Brewers may be statistically eliminated from the postseason race, but they still put together a quality win last night against the Padres. An overwhelming sense of hope surrounds this team for the upcoming ’13 season — which certainly bodes well for ticket sales next… [More]

Injury to Insult

By on September 10, 2012

Injury to Insult

I have to admit, after sizing up all the difficult scenarios for our Milwaukee nine to make the playoffs, I started to feel the excitement yesterday. The Brewers faced off against their division foe in St. Louis, seeking a sweep to bring them within 4… [More]

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]