Archive for: Doug Melvin

Daybreak Doppler: An Unhappy 4th For The Brewers

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women’s World Cup Alex Morgan (USA) A promising return home to Miller Park turned ugly late as the Brewers blew a 6-1 lead yesterday.  I think we can all... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

According to Fangraphs , the Milwaukee Brewers have the 3rd best offensive WAR in the National League.  Except for the abhorred stretch back in May, the offense has been adequate in supporting the terrific starting pitching... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Saying No to Everyday Loe – 6.21.11

Ron Roenicke has shown a penchant for stubbornly sticking with square peg solutions to round holed problems.  For example, he has remained steadfast in his preposterous belief that Mark Kotsay can play centerfield. He has also continued... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Fixing the MLB Umpiring Problem – 6.7.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Fixing the MLB Umpiring Problem – 6.7.11

Remember back in 1987 when Team Streak was setting the baseball world on fire in early April?  Of course you do.  Do you remember who was umpiring at second base during Yount’s dramatic diving save of Juan Nieves’s no hitter? ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

The catching position for the Milwaukee Brewers has been a wasteland for the past decade.  The last decent catcher Milwaukee has had was Dave Nilsson back in 1999.  In that season the Aussie managed a .309/.400/.554 slash line and... 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 »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Time To Turn To The Diamond

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Reality TV Hosts. A Brooke Burke (Dancing With The Stars) sort of morning. If you missed it Friday, we have a new weekly feature which may feature you!  Enter to be the Friday Fan... read more »

 

Thursday Q & A: Jim from Bernie’s Crew

Our guest this week is one of the most respected Brewers’ bloggers out there, Jim Breen.  Jim is the person behind Bernie’s Crew, which was part of the Sports Bubbler community and is now the flagship of the JSOnline Fan Blogs. ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Year of the Narv Dog. 3.1.11

What a difference a year makes for the starting rotation.  Doug Melvin has managed to build a starting rotation from the top down, which has all but assured that Randy Wolf and Chris Narveson will be the fourth and fifth starters this... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler

Up until a couple of days ago, I wasn’t really sure what I was going to write about this morning or if I was going to write at all.  With so many fine new contributors to the Pocket Doppler ‘family’, it’s becoming increasingly... read more »