Archive for: Jonathan Lucroy

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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

The catching position for the Milwaukee Brewers has been a wasteland for the past decade.  The last decent catcher Milwaukee has had was Dave Nilsson back in 1999.  In that season the Aussie managed a .309/.400/.554 slash line and... 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: 5/25/11

Fans are starting to expect some consistency from the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers, and that is a good thing. So it’s reasonable to expect similar performances from time-to-time, correct? Which Milwaukee Brewers / Washington Nationals game were... 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: 5/15/11

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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less 5/13/11

Despite the fact that the Brewers historically dominate the Pirates, Pittsburgh insisted on playing the game out and were soundly defeated 5-2 at Miller Park on Friday night.  This story set up as a possible low scoring pitching matchup between... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/10/11

Once again the Brewers’ bats fell silent in the 2nd half. This time it didn’t matter too much as the Milwaukee Brewers finally clicked as an offense and took a nail-biter from the San Diego Padres, 8-6. Milwaukee is now 2-0 over... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/23/11

The Milwaukee Brewers looked out of sorts tonight as they lost one of the sloppier games in memory to the Houston Astros, 9-6 in 10 innings. Both teams came out firing in the early part of the game. Houston jumped ahead first on some quick offense,... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/18/11

The Brewers sure know how to keep things interesting. Shaun Marcum pitched 6 innings after an early error lead to his 1 unearned run, and Milwaukee took the first game of the series against Philadelphia, their first road series-opening win of... read more »