About: BrewTownBoozer

I am crazy about the Brewers, so I started this blog as a way to get some of my thoughts on the record. I hope people enjoy the effort I take in sharing my opinions, that sometimes even come with facts. I hope to be the good luck charm that drives the Brew Crew to a division title in 2011.

Twitter: simplekindoffan

Recent Posts

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less. 5/28/11

Carlos Gomez started things off with a bang today by hitting an inside-the-park homerun in the first inning.  That was all of the offense Randy Wolf would need for most of the day.  Wolf allowed two runs and scattered three hits and one walk... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Drawing Conclusions– 5.24.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Drawing Conclusions– 5.24.11

As the season creeps closer to the 1/3 mark, there are some definite conclusions we can draw about the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers.  For instance, this team has proven it has the starting pitching capable of competing with any staff in baseball. ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. A Solution to the Estrada Enquiry– 5.17.11

The Brewers have too many starting pitchers, which is obviously an awesome problem to have.  For the first time in my memory as a Milwaukee Brewers fan, the team has six legitimate starting pitchers.  As recently as last year, the Brewers... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less 5/13/11

Despite the fact that the Brewers historically dominate the Pirates, Pittsburgh insisted on playing the game out and were soundly defeated 5-2 at Miller Park on Friday night.  This story set up as a possible low scoring pitching matchup between... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Guilty of Inflating One’s Own Worth – 5.10.11

Major League Baseball has done a wonderful job of promoting itself throughout the years.  Television has allowed an entire nation to watch the game and recognize the players, hence the phrase household name .  Television created a... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. A Platoon is Needed– 5.3.11

The platoon in baseball is often discussed as an effective way to manage a team that has some parts, but not a complete player, at one defensive position.  Factors such as defensive excellence, health, speed, and experience can all... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Getting to Watch Braun’s Next 6000 At- Bats. 4.26.11

When the subject is discussed about Milwaukee Brewer legends, invariably the first two names brought up are Robin Yount and Paul Molitor.  While both men are legends, there is a clear and distinct difference between the two players. ... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/22/11

Sadly, Brian couldn’t be here tonight.  In a cruel twist of fate to the readers, he left me here to watch the store.  That essentially means there will be beer cans and pizza boxes everywhere for him to pick up tomorrow. As for tonight,... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Can the Coaches Really Help Our Defense? – 4.19.11

I maintain that they cannot.  Before the season started, Ron Roenicke was fond of saying that the Milwaukee defense could be improved by better pre-pitch positioning.  To his credit, he has been consistent with this approach to each... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. What is the Identity of the Brewers? – 4.12.11

Perhaps what we have with the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers is the classic square peg in a round hole exercise, but on a larger scale. I think the approach Brewers manager Ron Roenicke would like to take is being affected by the configuration... read more »