Archive for: George Kottaras

Brewers Midseason Report Card

Brewers Midseason Report Card

We’ve hit the All-Star break, passed the mathematical midpoint of the season last week, and Milwaukee sits at 40-45, 8 games back of division leading Pittsburgh (yeah, I can’t believe I wrote that either) and 6 games back of a wild... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Playoff Preview. – 9.27.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Playoff Preview. – 9.27.11

For this week’s playoff edition, I thought I would take a look at each player that will be on the roster starting from most important to the team’s goal of winning a World Series down the least important.  I would think of... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/16/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/16/11

The Milwaukee Brewers busted out of their hitting slump in a big way, beating the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 to open a 6-game road trip, the final of the regular season. Truthfully, they only had 7 hits in the game, not exactly a full onslaught that... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less; 9/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less; 9/3/11

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their season long dominance over the Round Rock, er, Houston Astros with another 8-2 victory Saturday night. Lefthander Chris Narveson, understandably rusty in making his first start in 11 days, nonetheless managed... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/15/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/15/11

The Milwaukee Brewers, playing their first game against a non-division opponent in 3 weeks, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 to continue their lead in the NL Central. The Crew played their best defensive game of the year in a close battle that... 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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/18/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/18/11

So this is what the Brewers have been missing. The Milwaukee Brewers snapped a stretch of awful baseball with a 4-2 win against the Boston Red Sox, and finally can look back on a performance they can be proud of. Starter Randy Wolf went 7 strong... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/16/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/16/11

Luckily this was an afternoon game. For those of you stuck at work, you missed an ugly affair between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs took the game 12-7 and 3 games of the 4-game series. The two teams exchanged runs back... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: All Braun, All The Time

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Pro Surfers. An Anastasia Ashley sort of morning. Not sure if you heard, wasn’t much talk about it yesterday afternoon, but the Brewers Signed Ryan Braun to 5-year, $105 Million... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. It is a Long, Long Season – 4.5.11

It has been an ugly and disturbing start to the season.  My friend Shane even told me that none of the past 40 playoffs teams have started 0-4.  The pitching has struggled to take control of games and the offense has been marred by inconsistency. ... read more »