Brewers

Cards Rally to Beat Brewers: Perspective on the Day After

Cards Rally to Beat Brewers: Perspective on the Day After

Now that some time has passed since last night’s crushing Brewers defeat and I’ve had a little space to gain perspective…I can say without reservation that that defeat was easily the most disappointing, discouraging and disheartening of... read more »

 

Brewers Midseason Report Card

Brewers Midseason Report Card

We’ve hit the All-Star break, passed the mathematical midpoint of the season last week, and Milwaukee sits at 40-45, 8 games back of division leading Pittsburgh (yeah, I can’t believe I wrote that either) and 6 games back of a wild... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Let’s Go Crazy

A Violent Femme’s View – Let’s Go Crazy

The debate right now for the Brewers seems to be fire sale vs buying to win. I’m new to this Brewers fandom, I freely admit. I also admit that despite that Packers sucking the vast majority of the first 30 years of my life, I’ve... read more »

 

The Next Two Weeks Key for the Brewers

The Next Two Weeks Key for the Brewers

With southern Wisconsin facing another day of temps in excess of 100 degrees, one wishes some of that heat would fall on the Milwaukee Brewers. It seems the team is playing just well enough to build some hope, riding a short wave of momentum... read more »

 

O Plush, Where Art Thou?

O Plush, Where Art Thou?

After two multi-hit games in the past week, Nyjer Morgan has raised his season average 27 points and is 7 for his last 12 with two walks and two doubles. This has inspired those around to team to declare that Morgan is, in fact, “heating... read more »

 

The Dark Cloud Following Rickie Weeks

Interesting point made by  Marc Normandin  writing for  Baseball Nation  about the tough season Rickie Weeks is having: The obvious culprit is his batting average on balls in play. Weeks is at just .223, a large part of which might... read more »

 

What’s With Martin Maldonado?

My first thought after Martin Maldonado left Target Field last night, blasting a homer to left center in the top of the ninth against the Twins, was “the fluke continues.” (Well, actually, my first reaction was unbridled giddiness... read more »

 

The Perils of Giving Up

The Perils of Giving Up

Last night’s Brewers loss was easily the most painful, pull-your-own-eyeballs-out-of-the-socket spectacle of the season.  The ending was excruciating , a classic implosion that, when it came, felt like it was destined to be that way. It... read more »

 

Ruminations On Strategy And Identity

Ruminations On Strategy And Identity

The unthinkable has happened. The Brewers’ offense could only muster 7 runs against a mediocre-at-best trio of Royals pitchers and the bullpen imploded in three consecutive games with the damage credited to Milwaukee’s top... read more »

 

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Clinch Midwest League Western Division Mid-Season Title

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Clinch Midwest League Western Division Mid-Season Title

Tuesday night, the Brewers Single A Affiliate Wisconsin Timber Rattlers took on the Clinton LumberKings in a battle through ten to claim not only the victory, but also to clinch the Midwest League West Division first-half title.... read more »