Archive for: Brewers

Kemp Restarts His Quest To Obtain The Crown Braun Stole

Kemp Restarts His Quest To Obtain The Crown Braun Stole

Kemp’s journey back to the top starts now After another roller coaster football season, all of a sudden it’s that time of year again; MLB spring training. As all 30 teams start gearing up for the season ahead much of the focus... read more »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

Brewers Hell Week: Replacements Can’t Be Counted On Going Forward

Brewers Hell Week: Replacements Can’t Be Counted On Going Forward

If only the road trip was ruined by a broken down team bus and bad clubhouse food. On Monday, the Brewers will mercifully return to Miller Park following what is easily one of the worst weeks in recent franchise history. A six game west... read more »

 

The Guilt of Ryan Braun

OK, I admit it. I was there there when Ryan Braun took the needle. Well, I wasn’t just present, I was a participant. Yup — I stabbed that spike right into Braunie’s tuchus and dropped the plunger… No, of course not. That... read more »

 

Braun Beats the Odds

Braun Beats the Odds

Remember when Cardinals players detested the Brewers for not honoring the game? You know, for such egregious crimes as un-tucking their jerseys, or over celebrating a double? Well, I guess you can add one more to that list. Ryan Braun,... read more »

 

Thanks Prince!

Thanks Prince!

The same day Moneyball received 6 Oscar nominations and Prince Fielder received a 9 year $214M deal from the Tigers, I can’t help but think back to the succinct, rather explicit description Beane and the A’s had for Prince. “Prince... read more »

 

Braun & The Juice

Braun & The Juice

Reading this fine entry at Disciples of Uecker today got me thinking about Ryan Braun and the drama that has surrounded him since ESPN leaked the story of his failed drug test. While I tend to believe Braun’s contention that he didn’t... 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 »

 

John Axford Sets His Sights On Another Brewers Record

John Axford Sets His Sights On Another Brewers Record

John Axford Is Having A Solid 2011 Milwaukee’s John Axford is having a pretty good season so far. After a blown opening day save in Cincinnati and a shaky April, however, 2011 sure didn’t start out that way. A blown save... read more »