Zack Greinke | Disciples of Uecker - Part 3

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Brewers scratch Zack Greinke for next two series

July is already a month full of wild, baseless speculation. When something like this gets tweeted during most people’s lunch hours, things can get a little crazy: Now starting Wednesday vs. StL for the #Brewers will be Tyler Thornburg. Ron will address later. Greinke had… [More]

Mike Fiers, Fastballer

Mike Fiers is one of the best surprises of the Brewers’ 2012 season. As J.P. Breen stated yesterday, Fiers has yet to look back since the Brewers inserted him into their injury-depleted rotation. Even though Fiers has yet to reach his 50th inning pitched in… [More]

Brewers Not Planning On Selling … Yet

With just over three weeks until the July 31 Trade Deadline, the Milwaukee Brewers need not rush into a decision regarding their position as a potential seller. More specifically, CBS Sports’ Danny Knobler tweeted on Friday evening that the Brewers will not make any decision… [More]

Latest on Greinke Trade Rumors: Rangers, Braves

Despite the Brewers’ winning four-consecutive games, the trade rumors surrounding Zack Greinke have only intensified. ESPN writes that the Brewers have sent a special assignment scout to Texas’ Double-A affiliate. That is where coveted prospect Mike Olt is currently assigned and serves as further proof that the… [More]

Fielding versus Bullpen: Efficiency

My dad called the other afternoon to talk about the Brewers. He asked me a simple question: is there any one stat that I can use to explain the difference between the 2011 and 2012 Brewers. I hmm’d and haw’d for a bit, before saying,… [More]

Monday Musings: Greinke, All-Star Snubs, International Markets

Another morning of haphazard thoughts following a series victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Miller Park. *** The Brewers’ most recent wins against the Diamondbacks have delayed the Brewers from opening their doors for the trading season, but the remainder of Major League Baseball seems… [More]

Ryan Braun makes 5th All-Star team, Zack Greinke snubbed

For the fifth consecutive season, Ryan Braun will be playing in the All-Star Game. For the first time, though, it will not be as a starter. In his first four appearances, Braun was the leading vote-getter among National League outfielders, and was the leading vote-getter… [More]

Trade Winds Begin To Swirl Around Greinke

Milwaukee avoided a series sweep in Cincinnati on Wednesday afternoon, taking advantage of a pair of home runs from Rickie Weeks and Cody Ransom en route to an 8-4 victory. With a record of 34-41, the Brewers climbed back to within 7.5 games of the first-place… [More]

Curious Cases of Compensation: Trade Value and Draft Picks

Last week, Ryan Topp pointed me in the right direction regarding Zack Greinke‘s trade value and compensatory picks. I wrote my article under the assumption that the Brewers would trade Zack Greinke, as well as the reserve rights that result in compensatory picks (if the… [More]

Cutter City and Contract Considerations

Last night, I noticed that Zack Greinke’s moving fastball showed up frequently during his start. The right-handed ace-once-again went cutter crazy upon announcing his new pitch, selecting it more than 19% of the time during his April starts. As a result, approximately 71% of Greinke’s… [More]