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2014 Position Previews: Setup Man

Starters: Brandon Kintzler, Francisco Rodriguez Backups: Will Smith, Jim Henderson AAA Depth: Michael Blazek, Rob Wooten, Johnny Hellweg The future: Kevin Shackelford, Wei-Chung Wang, Barrett Astin Yesterday, Tim previewed the closer role for the Brewers. He talked about Canadian closers, eccentric personalities, and Brandon Kintzler’s awesomeness…. [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]

Brewers Camp Battles: Bullpen Fun

Last season, despite owning the fifth-lowest ERA, the Brewers’ bullpen held the ninth-highest FIP and sixth-lowest WAR. It wasn’t an elite group, but it wasn’t terrible, either. They only walk 3.04 batters per nine innings, stranded 77% of base runners, and posted a fairly league… [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]

Keys to Contending: Roster Depth

As we saw with the Angels over the last two seasons and with the Nationals in 2013, it’s not merely enough to construct a center-heavy roster that wins the always-fun preseason World Series. There’s much more to it creating a winning team than that. What… [More]

UPDATED: 2014 Roster and Payroll Estimates

Earlier in the off-season, I examined the state of the Brewers’ roster and payroll for the 2014 season. There weren’t a lot of mysteries because of the number of contracts already on the books and young players with jobs locked up. Since then the Brewers… [More]

Twitter Mailbag: Thornburg, Outfield, and Brewers Free Agency

“Melvin said Will Smith is coming in as a starter, but RR said Thornburg is penciled in as the 5th starter. What gives?” -@acmccabe I wrote in last week’s mailbag that I foresaw Tyler Thornburg as the fifth starter when the season opens up. I then… [More]

Rounding the Bases: The Aoki Trade

Welcome to Rounding the Bases, a weekly discussion where we tackle some topic on the minds of Brewers fans at the moment. Follow @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski on Twitter to join the discussion. Ryan Topp: The Brewers finally made their first big move of the offseason that didn’t include a middle… [More]