Archive for: John Axford

A Simple Kind of Fan. Out of Control Expectations – 9.20.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Out of Control Expectations – 9.20.11

Poor play against the Phillies and Cardinals caused many fans to get out on the ledge and begin to panic.  In general, there was an increasingly large faction proclaiming that the 2011 Brewers were done.  These fans say that the Brewers... 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: 9/13/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/13/11

The Milwaukee Brewers did it in electrifying fashion tonight, beating the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in 11 innings. Ryan Braun was the big hero of the game, snapping a hitless streak by belting a walk off home run to send everyone home. He had been... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. How RRR can Help. – 9.13.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. How RRR can Help. – 9.13.11

Since the first botched double switch on Opening Day, I have been riding RRR hard week in and week out.  His dogged persistence in some under-performing facets of the team continues to bewilder and surprise knowledgeable fans.  There... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: A Busy Week Ahead

Daybreak Doppler: A Busy Week Ahead

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women from New Fall TV Shows Hannah Simone (New Girl) Another Cubs series at Miller Park, another sweep of the Cubs at Miller Park . John Axford also notched his... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with their second straight series sweep, finishing this afternoon 3-2. Milwaukee came dangerously close to giving this one up, but in the end prevailed as the better team.... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/27/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/27/11

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 for their 5th straight win over their neighbors to the south. Yovani Gallardo pounded through 7 innings, giving up 1 unearned run and 6 hits while striking out 10. He kept himself out of trouble... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Crashing Back to Earth Yuni Watch – 8.24.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Crashing Back to Earth Yuni Watch – 8.24.11

This week in the Yuni Watch, we see that Yuni is coming back to Earth.  Stat heads call this regressing towards the mean.  It seems as if he couldn’t keep up the torrid pace he set for six memorable weeks.  For the week, Yuni had... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/13/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/13/11

Ask yourselves Brewer fans… The team gets a fill-in starter who helps shut out the opponent, and one hero drives in the Crew’s only run. Who do you picture? The Milwaukee Brewers held on to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 to add... read more »

 

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 »