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Is Gallardo Flipping the Script?

Yovani Gallardo pitched 14 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings to start his 2014 campaign. Only four Brewers have ever strung together more goose eggs. Gallardo’s strong start has been a welcome surprise. After battling through the toughest year of his career, both on and off the… [More]

How Gallardo is finding early success

You can find this post from @JaymesL on WIsports.com, the joint online sports venture with Brewers flagship station 620WTMJ, TODAY’S TMJ4 & NBC26 right here.

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]

Why They Play the Games: Projected BP Standings

Baseball Prospectus released PECOTA for 2014 earlier this week and the results are uninspiring for the Milwaukee Brewers. The St. Louis Cardinals are viewed as the class of the division with a projected 88 wins, followed by a grouping of the Reds, Brewers and Pirates… [More]

Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2 of the Disciples of Uecker Podcast features your host Vineet Barot joined this time by DoU author Curt Hogg discussing the Brewers rotation and backup catcher Martin Maldonado. You can also listen and subscribe here on iTunes. If you enjoy the podcast, please… [More]

Home ImpBrewMent: Yovani Gallardo and Declining Velocity

It’s been the cause of a lot of talk recently, it was discussed on this week’s edition of the Disciples of Uecker podcast, and it’s hard to ignore: Yovani Gallardo suffered a down 2013 season, most obviously evidenced by his declining strikeout rates. On a… [More]

Emerging Contracts: Revisiting Gallardo’s Value

While DoU is forging ahead with a few new changes, the last few weeks of right-handed pitching contracts have catapulted me back into the past. Last year, I fumbled through a couple of posts about the RHP-contract explosion in order to argue in favor of… [More]

Mark Rogers and Managing the Burn

Mark Rogers, the Brewers’ 2004 first round draft pick, recently made his way to Venezuela. If things go as planned, Rogers will pitch in his Venezuelan Winter League debut for the Bravos de Margarita this week. After spending six years in the Brewers’ minor league… [More]

Kershaw, Aces, and Rotations

By now, this must be boring to read. For years, I’ve followed Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw‘s ascent against their Hall of Famer, Sandy Koufax. Kershaw’s exceptional pace to become the Dodgers’ best left-hander in history continued in 2013, and if I write so frequently about… [More]