Archive for: Albert Pujols

The MLB’s Contract Culture Must Change

The MLB’s Contract Culture Must Change

Hindsight is a powerful and dangerous thing. The human ability to envision the “what ifs” in life is something we are all victims of at various points in time. And on a day in which the Milwaukee Brewers’ front office staff are pounding... read more »

 

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

And no team ever will be. After tonight’s 8-0 win over the Mets (who by the way, are 20-16), Milwaukee sits at 16-20, 5 games back of St. Louis. While fans including myself are unsatisfied with this record, I implore yo not to compare... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Hate Thesis– 8.9.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Hate Thesis– 8.9.11

While the St. Louis Cardinals may think that their undying respect for the game and holier than thou attitude is to be admired, it has done nothing but infuriate people all over baseball and has turned my genuine dislike of the Redbirds... read more »

 

No Crying in Baseball? Tell It to TLR.

No Crying in Baseball?  Tell It to TLR.

In the 1992 movie “A League of Their Own”, actor Tom Hanks uttered that now famous line.  These days, it should be directed at St. Louis Cardinals’ manager Tony LaRussa. Another Brewers-Cardinals series is in the books and,... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/2/11

250 words will hardly do this justice. The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 in11 innings on a hot and wild night in Milwaukee. Both teams lit up each others’ starter. Defense was the theme, or lack thereof. Brewers’... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

Runnin’ Ron Roenicke has had a rough first half as a rookie big league manager.  He has had bullpen hunches go awry and he has watched his preferred veterans fail in disappointing fashion.  One of the main problems with the 2011 Milwaukee... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. NL Preview – 3.29.11

Much like last week, I will be taking a closer look at the National League.  Pitching, pitching, and more pitching is what describes the National League race.  If you can’t go three deep with aces, you generally need not apply.  I... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Finding a Rickie Weeks in a Haystack 2.22.11

Is another HUGE year in store for Rickie in 2011? After many seasons of unfulfilled hopes and promise, Weeks put it all together and had a phenomenal 2010 season.  Despite the success of Weeks, many Brewer fans continue to bemoan the... read more »