Archive for: Francisco Rodriguez

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/9/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/9/11

Must. Squeeze. Into. 250. The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 in 10 innings to add a little padding to their division lead. Shaun Marcum fought his way through 6 innings, leaving on a pop-out at exactly 100 pitches. He... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/31/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/31/11

It took a little magic, but the sweep streak continued. The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Houston Astros 5-4 to cap their 6th straight victory. Pitcher Chris Narveson got the no-decision, surviving almost 7 innings, giving up 3 of Houston’s... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

How do you possibly make a sweep any better? The Milwaukee Brewers took all 3 games from the rival Chicago Cubs, winning today 4-2 in their first game without All-Star 2nd baseman Rickie Weeks. Longtime baseball fans in Milwaukee always cherish... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad. The Milwaukee Brewers beat their neighbors to the south, the Chicago Cub,s 2-0 on a day when Rickie Weeks went down with a nasty ankle injury. Prince Fielder lead the scoring charge with a home... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

There’s nothing like a division win to start off a home series. The Milwaukee Brewers beat the bitter rival Chicago Cubs 3-2 to keep pace in the NL Central race, slightly over 2 months from the end. They began a stretch of 18 games against... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/20/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/20/11

The ends justify the means. The Milwaukee Brewers will tell you that as they got a 10th inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-2. There remains plenty to say about how they got there, but sometimes you just have to take the win. Chris Narveson... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

The Milwaukee Brewers added another key piece to their playoff bullpen puzzle last week with the addition of Francisco Rodriguez.  After KRod waived his vesting option that was based on games finished, Runnin’ Ron Roenicke now has the... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/14/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/14/11

There is no crying in baseball. Sometimes you just have to get back up, dust off, and return to work. The Milwaukee Brewers, fresh off an exciting All-Star break in which Prince Fielder won the game’s MVP and a big trade boosted the bullpen,... read more »

 

Not a CC Reprise

Pardon my skepticism about the Brewers move to acquire Francisco Rodriguez. In the wake of the largely positive response to the deal from most fans and writers, my enthusiasm is tempered. As more and more details of the trade seep out, I am... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Yuni Watch – 7.13.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Yuni Watch – 7.13.11

Yes, the feature that captured the hearts and minds of Brewers fans everywhere has expanded into a full feature blog.  As you may recall, I started The Yuni Watch back in early March under the assumption that Yuni would be... read more »