Archive for: Carlos Gomez

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 »


Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/15/11

Streaks in sports only become measurable when they break history or when they end. In Brewers’ pitcher Chris Narveson’s situation, history was not made as his scoreless inning streak to open the season came to an end at 14. The Washington... 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 »


Daybreak Doppler: That’s More Like It

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is the WPT Royal Flush Girls. A Melanie Iglesias sort of morning. Let’s not get too excited yet, but things are looking up as the Brewers beat the Braves 4-2 yesterday afternoon. More... 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 »


Daybreak Doppler: Is The Proverbial Corner Finally Turned?

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Reality TV Hosts. A Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef) sort of morning. In split squad action yesterday, the results were mixed with the Brewers 0, 5; Royals/Padres 10/4 . Bernie’s... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Happy or Sad?

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Twins. A Hailey and Sierra Partridge sort of morning. Make sure to head back this way in the afternoon for our Brewers Thursday Q & A with Jim Breen from Bernie’s Crew. CD... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Playing 20 Questions for the Playoffs – 3.15.11

The exhibition season is killing me.  Every year I get swept up in the over emphasis on Spring Training stats and I forget that for every Casey McGehee, there are ten Brad Nelsons and Chris Duffys.  As a result, I am going to mix it... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Should Prince Be Hitting Third? 3.8.11

No, this isn’t another column pondering a swap of Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder in the batting order.  That move has been done a few times in the past and the results have never panned out.  Usually both players scuffle and they eventually... 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 »