Rickie Weeks

Optimism for the 2014 Brewers

Optimism for the 2014 Brewers

Do the Brewers have any chance of winning the NL Central in 2014? Doubtful. Barring mass injuries for the Cardinals, I think they have the division locked up. Do the Brewers have a shot at one of the two wildcards? I think they do – as long... read more »

 

Brewers Top Defensive Plays of 2013

Brewers Top Defensive Plays of 2013

The Brewers 2013 season has been a lost cause for awhile now, but there have been plenty of bright spots among individual players this season. Carlos Gomez has sparkled in the outfield for the entire season, and Logan Schafer has been impressive... 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 »

 

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 »

 

Enjoying the Ride, But Still Tentative About the Brewers

 I consider this to be my 43rd season as a baseball fan. While I recall going to see the Pale Hose play at old County Stadium in Milwaukee in 1968 (who forgets their first Bat Night?), I didn’t really become a fan until the following... read more »

 

Brewers: No Weeks? No Problem!

Brewers: No Weeks?  No Problem!

When Milwaukee 2nd baseman Rickie Weeks went down with an ugly looking ankle injury on July 27th, a lot of fans (myself included) had flashes of a promising Brewers season going down in flames. The good news? The ankle’s not seriously... read more »

 

Same Old Brewers

Has anyone else noticed that this year’s new, supposedly improved version of the Milwaukee Brewers bears a strong resemblance to the old, frustrating Brewers’ team that we’ve seen for most of the last 5 years?  Hmm, maybe... read more »