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Switchin’ Pitches: Gallardo’s Mysterious Cutter

Last month, I investigated Franchise Starter Yovani Gallardo‘s fastballs, in part to respond to the clamor over the righty’s falling velocity. Specifically, I focused on the strange fact that Gallardo appeared to be focusing on secondary fastballs more in 2013 than in previous seasons, while… [More]

Tuesday Round Up: The Future of the Brewers!

Every now and then, I have vivid dreams that foretell future events. Of course, none of them have happened yet, but that’s what’s fun about the distant future. Just the other night, I had an amazing dream about the Brewers winning the World Series —… [More]

Mike Fiers, Fastballer

Mike Fiers is one of the best surprises of the Brewers’ 2012 season. As J.P. Breen stated yesterday, Fiers has yet to look back since the Brewers inserted him into their injury-depleted rotation. Even though Fiers has yet to reach his 50th inning pitched in… [More]

Cutter City and Contract Considerations

Last night, I noticed that Zack Greinke’s moving fastball showed up frequently during his start. The right-handed ace-once-again went cutter crazy upon announcing his new pitch, selecting it more than 19% of the time during his April starts. As a result, approximately 71% of Greinke’s… [More]

Aces Central!

By on May 16, 2012

Aces Central!

After the Cincinnati Reds’ home run derby at Miller Park not 10 days ago, the Brewers’ rotation produced a complete turn around. Since that 7 IP, 5 R outing by Marco Estrada, no Brewers starter has worked fewer than 6 innings, and each starter has… [More]

Brewers Round ‘Em Up: The Great Strike Zone Conspiracy

Haven’t done one of these in a while; you all have been subjected to my crazy labor rants, stats excursions, and sessions of throwing-spaghetti-on-the-wall. Lucky for you, a part of my community service agreement (we won’t go there) requires that I have the decency to… [More]

Bringing It All Back Home: Shaun Marcum’s Junkball Blues

No matter how much the Brewers’ management team and Shaun Marcum explained away his spring shoulder pain, I gather that most Brewers fans held their breath until they could see him in real game action. Behind the shoulder pain and the talk of a mechanical… [More]