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The State of Bullpen

By on April 23, 2014

The State of Bullpen

Alfredo Figaro picked up the loss in Tuesday’s 2-1, 12 inning loss to San Diego and that’s too bad because, outside of giving up a home run to Chase Headley, it wasn’t his fault. For starters (ha. ha. punny, right?), the Brewers haven’t had a… [More]

Brewers Bullpen Notes: Thornburg, Henderson, and Wang

The Brewers bested the Phillies 9-4 on Wednesday night, running their winning steak to five games. For the second straight night, it was the Brewers’ power bats that helped overcome a mediocre starting pitching performance. The headliner for the series at this point is most… [More]

Tyler Thornburg, Will Smith, and Bullpen Dominance

For me, this past weekend was spent in Arlington, Texas, at the Final Four. I was a giraffe. The Badgers lost to Kentucky. I ate my feelings away at Chick-Fil-A and Rudy’s Texas BBQ. On a less-depressing, Seth Davis-deprived scene, the Brewers swept the Red… [More]

2014 Position Previews: Long Relief

Starter: Tyler Thornburg, Wei-Chung Wang Secondary: Will Smith, Zach Duke DL: Tom Gorzelanny AAA Depth: Everyone. Seriously; the Brewers currently have seven pitchers on the 40-man roster that are in Nashville. The Future: Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Ariel Pena, Jed Bradley, Taylor Jungmann, Jorge Lopez… [More]

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]

2014 Position Preview: Rotation Depth

Starters: Tyler Thornburg, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Replacement Depth: Zach Duke AAA Depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos, Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Alfredo Figaro The Future: Taylor Jungmann, Ariel Pena, Jorge Lopez As much attention as we give to the 25 players that break camp with… [More]

2014 Position Preview: Back of Rotation

Starters: Marco Estrada, Wily Peralta Replacement Depth: Tyler Thornburg, Jimmy Nelson, Will Smith, Tom Gorzelanny, Alfredo Figaro AAA depth: Mike Fiers, Hiram Burgos The Future: Jimmy Nelson, Johnny Hellweg, Taylor Jungmann In 2013, the Brewers received 26% of their total innings from replacement pitchers. These… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Khris Davis, Dr. Seuss, Starting Rotation

“Khris Davis, for real? Or flash in the pan?” -@IgnitorKid He likely won’t keep up his .593 slugging and .316 ISO that he posted in 153 plate appearances last year, but Khris Davis is for real. He made some clear mechanical adjustments to quicken up his… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Bunting, Platoons & Those Ugly Gold Uniforms

“How many times do you think the bunt will be used this season?” -@DidBrewersBunt Presented without comment. “If Scooter wasn’t called Scooter how many fewer jerseys would the team sell?”-@BadgerNoonan Even if he was called Ryan–his actual name–I’m fairly sure he still would have hit… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [More]