Archive for: LaTroy Hawkins

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 »

 

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

And no team ever will be. After tonight’s 8-0 win over the Mets (who by the way, are 20-16), Milwaukee sits at 16-20, 5 games back of St. Louis. While fans including myself are unsatisfied with this record, I implore yo not to compare... 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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »