Archive for: LaTroy Hawkins

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/1/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/1/11

The Milwaukee Brewers, looking to gain ground in the NL Central, started a vital series against division rival St. Louis Cardinals and took the opener 6-2. Zack Greinke got the win in a battle of two former Cy Young winners. Chris Carpenter... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

How do you possibly make a sweep any better? The Milwaukee Brewers took all 3 games from the rival Chicago Cubs, winning today 4-2 in their first game without All-Star 2nd baseman Rickie Weeks. Longtime baseball fans in Milwaukee always cherish... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

There’s nothing like a division win to start off a home series. The Milwaukee Brewers beat the bitter rival Chicago Cubs 3-2 to keep pace in the NL Central race, slightly over 2 months from the end. They began a stretch of 18 games against... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

The Milwaukee Brewers added another key piece to their playoff bullpen puzzle last week with the addition of Francisco Rodriguez.  After KRod waived his vesting option that was based on games finished, Runnin’ Ron Roenicke now has the... read more »

 

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

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

The winning ways are back. The Milwaukee Brewers put together their first winning streak in over 10 days and got a big win against division rival Cincinnati Reds 5-4. What could have been an easy win turned into a grind. Brewers’ starter... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/6/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/6/11

Sweet relief! The Milwaukee Brewers got a bounce back game and broke out of a slump by taking the rubber match against the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1. The Brewers finally get to hold their heads proud about their starting pitching. They had put... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

Runnin’ Ron Roenicke has had a rough first half as a rookie big league manager.  He has had bullpen hunches go awry and he has watched his preferred veterans fail in disappointing fashion.  One of the main problems with the 2011 Milwaukee... read more »

 

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: 6/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/28/11

The lights, the cameras, the action: The big stage sure didn’t look too fun. The young Milwaukee Brewers, making their first trip to play the New York Yankees, got ripped to shreds, 12-2, in a game that could preview a potential World... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/14/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/14/11

There isn’t much else Brewers’ fans hate than a losing streak to the Cubs. The Milwaukee Brewers fell for the 2nd straight game to the Chicago Cubs, 5-4 in 10 innings. The St. Louis Cardinals also lost, keeping the Brewers tied for... read more »