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Contract Comparisons: Zack Greinke Update

Major League Baseball fans were abuzz with excitement all day yesterday, as the news cycle churned out report after report about extremely large contract extensions. San Francisco Giants ace Matt Cain signed on for at least five more years in the Bay Area, landing more… [More]

Randy Wolf is a Better Pitcher than Zack Greinke

In 2009, Zack Greinke pitched one of the greatest seasons in the “live ball era” by a pitcher 25 or younger. Facing 915 batters, Greinke struck out more than 240 batters, walked only 51, and allowed 11 home runs. Allowing 64 runs in nearly 230… [More]

Brewers set rotation to start 2012

Many people could have guessed it by looking at the spring schedule, but the Brewers made their starting rotation to start the season official on Wednesday. Yovani Gallardo will take the ball on Opening Day for the third straight season. He’ll be followed by Zack… [More]

Breaking Down the Lucroy Deal

As expected, on Tuesday afternoon at Maryvale Baseball Park, the Milwaukee Brewers announced a new five-year deal with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. The five-year deal also includes a sixth option-year and will be worth at least $11M. The ultimate monetary value hinges on whether the Brewers’… [More]

Could Greinke Be Close To an Extension?

Doug Melvin, Gord Ash, and the Brewers organization have made it abundantly clear that they wish to agree to a long-term contract extension with right-hander Zack Greinke prior to Opening Day. That extension could be closer than previously thought. Jim Bowden of ESPN wrote on… [More]

Melvin speaks about Gamel, Greinke, Marcum on WTMJ

Doug Melvin made an appearance on 620 WTMJ Tuesday night with Greg Matzek and Trenni Kusnierek, addressing everything from pitchers and catchers reporting to his plans for possible extensions with Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum. As an added bonus, he added a Jeremy Lin reference…. [More]

Spring Training Notes: Greinke, Rogers, Braddock

We find ourselves treading water in what is always an awkward two week window. Spring training has officially started, yet games are not yet being played. The news cycles are largely bereft of substantial news and filled with “best shape of his life” and “looking… [More]

Is A Reasonable Marcum Extension Possible?

Pitchers and catchers, at least most of them, officially reported for work on Saturday. That means a deluge of “best shape of their life” and “contract talks are not progressing” stories are going to be filling up everyone’s twitter feeds in the coming days. Brewers’… [More]

2011: Fielding By Fielding Independent Pitching

First and foremost, I would like to say that I am thrilled to be a part of Disciples of Uecker after a couple of great years with JSOnline as Bernie’s Crew. I feel extremely fortunate to work with a staff of great writers, and I… [More]

Who are the Brewers’ next three starting pitchers?

The Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation has been absolutely stellar so far. The group owns only the 8th best ERA in the National League (a modest 3.85 mark), but they’ve pitched better than that, posting the 4th best FIP (3.43) and WAR (8.0), as well as… [More]