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Pitching Resource: 4 Win Improvement

After judging the rotational depth in the DoU preview series, there is a general sense that the Brewers’ rotation is much improved for 2014. Matt Garza strengthens the club’s rotation by solidifying their top rotation depth, which in turn eases up the back end of… [More]

Resource: Fun with FIP, 2011-2013

One of the issues with Wins Above Replacement (WAR) statistics is that they are typically calculated with statistics that are removed from actual runs scored and allowed. This is especially true with pitching WAR in many cases, which are based around pitchers’ Fielding Independent Pitching… [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]

Why the Brewers are shunning Shaun Marcum

On Wednesday, free agent pitcher Shaun Marcum told XM radio that he’d be interested in returning to the Brewers. On the surface, this seems perfect. Marcum wants to come back, and the Brewers need to fill some holes in the starting rotation (one of which… [More]

Two former Brewers in Law’s Top 50 Free Agents list

With free agency officially starting, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual list of Top 50 free agents (Insider-only link) on the market. Two former Brewers made the list: Shaun Marcum at #23 and Francisco Rodriguez at #46. Law has Marcum as the 10th-best starting pitcher… [More]

Arbitration and Pending Free Agents

Last night, Paul Hagen reported on MLB.com that MLB and MLBPA set the arbitration mark for the 2012-2013 off-season. In order to gain a compensatory pick for losing free agents, ballclubs must offer their pending free agents at least $13.3 million. Furthermore, in order to… [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]

Rebuilding in Two Easy Months

On July 27, my wife and I were enjoying the Olympic opening ceremonies at a neighborhood bar in Cleveland. Preparing for our impending move back to Wisconsin, we were celebrating our year in Ohio. Watching the Olympics seemed like an easy decision; the Brewers were… [More]

Spinning Wheels

By on September 20, 2012

Spinning Wheels

One of the difficult aspects of following a sudden Wild Card contender is that the cybermarket is flooded with loads of virtual ink analyzing said team and verifying the “what-ifs.” Of course, if this type of run happens to a team virtually overnight, there might… [More]

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By on September 18, 2012

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What a wonderful day off on Monday — a nice opportunity to let Wily Peralta‘s dominant outing sink in, but also to step away from Wild Card insanity for a moment. Now that’s that. The Brewers begin their final run of the season, a grueling… [More]