Archive for: John Axford

Three Moves I Want the Brewers to Make This Off-Season

Three Moves I Want the Brewers to Make This Off-Season

Re-sign Corey Hart We haven’t had a real first baseman on the team this entire season, and you bet the merry-go-round at first base has contributed to some of the Brewers struggles this year. Corey Hart was a first baseman in the minors... read more »

 

Braun Needs To Fess Up

It’s time for Ryan Braun to confess. When I first heard about his positive test for synthetic testosterone, I didn’t believe it. I bought Braun’s explanation the sample was tainted due to chain of custody issues. Who wants to believe... read more »

 

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 »

 

Brewers vs. Reds: Consider The Following

Brewers vs. Reds: Consider The Following

Tonight the battered Brewers kick off a three game series against the division rival Cincinnati Reds, part of a six game homestand. The past week has been rough, and the team is probably glad to be home. The Reds have gotten off to a somewhat... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Strange Brew

A Violent Femme’s View – Strange Brew

At the risk of being taken to task for writing a ‘fluff’ piece about baseball, which at all times and in all places be treated with the dignity and gravitas that only hallowed images such as the one above evokes – I’m... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: What Does Last Night’s Game Mean For This Weekend?

Daybreak Doppler: What Does Last Night’s Game Mean For This Weekend?

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Tempe 12 selections. Stephanie Turtur ACME Packing Company on Jermichael Finley And The Franchise Tag. Lombardi Ave says the Packer’s Defense in Need of... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 1

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 1

The Milwaukee Brewers kicked off their first ever National League Championship Series by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 in front of a rocking Miller Park crowd. Zack Greinke was a bit off on his game but still got the win, his 12th at home... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Shine of Two MVPs. – 10.4.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Shine of Two MVPs. – 10.4.11

Miller Park was rocking all weekend thanks to the performance of the best twosome in baseball, Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder.  Both players have been carrying the offense and have proven why they were considered dual MVP candidates all... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLDS Game 1

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLDS Game 1

The Milwaukee Brewers kicked off their second postseason in three years with a win, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 1 at Miller Park. Yovani Gallardo, riding a stretch of excellent pitching, was fantastic in his 8 inning, 1 run, 4... 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 »