Archive for: John Axford

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/4/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/4/11

Happy Fourth of July to you all. It wasn’t much of a holiday for the Milwaukee Brewers, who lost the opener of a week-long home stretch 8-6 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. For the second game in a row, the Brewers felt good about the lead... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

What a wild way to bounce back. The Milwaukee Brewers snapped almost a full week of terrible baseball in a dramatic way, coming from behind to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7. The victory helped the Brewers climb back into a tie for first place... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/12/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/12/11

Break out the brooms. The Milwaukee Brewers sweep the division rival St. Louis Cardinals with a 4-3 win today and move into first place in the NL Central. As was the case yesterday. the Brewers started out miserably in bringing runs home. Double... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/3/11

Sometimes a sporting event just rolls the way you hope it will. Welcome to the Milwaukee Brewers’ 6-5 win over the Florida Marlins, a satisfying start to a 4 game series that could have very well gone the other way. Ryan Braun got the... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/31/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/31/11

The Cincinnati Curse is finally over. The Milwaukee Brewers snapped a stretch of 6 straight losses in Cincinnati by beating the Reds 7-2 to take the middle game of the series. The Brewers hadn’t won at Great American Ballpark since late... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less. 5/28/11

Carlos Gomez started things off with a bang today by hitting an inside-the-park homerun in the first inning.  That was all of the offense Randy Wolf would need for most of the day.  Wolf allowed two runs and scattered three hits and one walk... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/24/11

Welcome to Home Run Fest 2011. When you typically hear about a home run bash, you think of the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the long-ball today that allowed them to fight back in a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals. They’ve now won 5... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/22/11

What a beautiful day to break out the brooms! The Milwaukee Brewers sweep the Colorado Rockies 3-1, and finally make the leap back over .500 in the standings. The Rockies were on pace for the NL West lead at the start of this series but are... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. A Solution to the Estrada Enquiry– 5.17.11

The Brewers have too many starting pitchers, which is obviously an awesome problem to have.  For the first time in my memory as a Milwaukee Brewers fan, the team has six legitimate starting pitchers.  As recently as last year, the Brewers... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/15/11

The Milwaukee Brewers finished a 5-1 home stand by sweeping the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-6 Sunday, and pulled within 2 games of a .500 record, though it wasn’t easy. Zack Greinke was stellar through 4 hitless innings. Things fell apart around... read more »