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Strategy Recap: Sixth Inning Meltdown

Our Milwaukee Nine are having a rough season, and there was not a better demonstration of that fact than the San Francisco Giants’ sixth inning performance against Kyle Lohse and three relievers: Jeremy Jeffress, Will Smith, and Neal Cotts. The inning exhibited a crushing shift… [More]

Thursday Morning Coffee: Parra and Davis

The Brewers decided to expand the win column in Spring Training, beating the Giants 6-to-3 in a sound test of their organizational depth. Will Smith and Brandon Kintzler produced two nearly perfect innings. Kintzler allowed the only hit, and he also collected the only strike… [More]

The Wonderful World of the Brewers Bullpen

In case you missed it, the Brewers signed Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year deal on Thursday, reuniting the club with their dependable, veteran closer. The Brewers must make a roster move to accommodate their new closer, and Rodriguez needs to secure a work visa, so… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #6 (Reprise): Depth

Since Brewers President of Baseball Operations & GM Doug Melvin traded Yovani Gallardo and signed Neal Cotts, the 40-man roster has undergone changes that reshape some of the team’s peripheral depth. First, and foremost, the Brewers made two moves to clear roster space for their… [More]

Building & Rebuilding #3: Elite Bullpen

Lately, I’ve been working on arguments that the Brewers need to enhance their starting rotation for 2015. First, given the “middle rotation explosion” in the 2014 NL, one can intuit that the 2015 NL may revert to top-heavy and bottom-heavy pitchers, which places the Brewers’… [More]

Game of the Year: Brewers vs Cardinals (7/11/14)

On Friday July 11, 2014, the Brewers welcomed the Cardinals into Miller Park to begin a big three-game series before the All-Star break. At 52-41, the Brewers were in first place, two games ahead of the Cards. A perch they had held for 89 consecutive… [More]

Brewers Exploit Cubs Weaknesses in 3-1 Victory

This deep into the season, there aren’t many mysteries in regards to teams’ strengths, weaknesses, tendencies, and overall ability. Against a division rival, and there are even fewer unknowns about both teams leading into a series. So heading into Monday’s opener of the Brewers’ series… [More]

Splitting Will Smith

By on August 4, 2014

Splitting Will Smith

Will Smith spoiled Brewers fans to start the 2014 season. After coming to the Crew in an off-season trade, Smith scorched opposing batters through the season’s first two months. Fans were so ecstatic about his performance that when Smith allowed his first home run, as… [More]

Status Report: Brewers’ Right-Handed Relief

Following Friday’s blockbuster deal between the Cubs and A’s, trade season is in full swing. Sitting atop the NL Central makes the Brewers potential buyers. So, over the weekend, Ryan Topp sketched out the Brewers’ situation. As he noted, right-handed relief pitching is near the… [More]

Brewers Bullpen in Rare Company?

With a 20 wins and nine losses, the Milwaukee Brewers have the best record in baseball. While the offense and starting pitching has been fine, the bullpen is the real reason for the highly unexpected success. What was expected, however, are the calls for regression…. [More]