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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]

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]

Zach Duke’s Updated Arsenal

It’s hard to imagine now, but one-year ago Zach Duke was not pitching in the major leagues. Duke was released by the Washington Nationals on June 10, 2013, after racking up an 8.71 ERA / 4.55 FIP over 20.2 IP. The Cincinnati Reds signed him… [More]

2014 Position Previews: Left-Handed Relief

Starters: Will Smith, Zach Duke, Wei-Chung Wang AAA Depth: None, really Disabled List: Tom Gorzelanny The future: Jed Bradley Left-handed relievers seem to befuddle the Brewers. Every year, they’re rumored to be looking at veteran lefties. Every year, they get that lefty. Every year, they… [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]

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]

Twitter Mailbag: A Buffet of Goodies

As I do every Wednesday on Twitter, I ask for questions for the upcoming mailbag. This week, I added that I was taking “literally anything and I’m not kidding”, hoping to get some gems. And you guys responded. And it was beautiful. Kind of like… [More]

Brewers Sign Zach Duke to Minor League Deal

After waiting patiently all winter, the Brewers have now made a big splash in free agency, announcing the signing of LHP Zach Duke Wednesday to a minor league deal, two days after signing Greg Golson to another minor league deal. Duke, 30, will be invited… [More]