Archive for: LaTroy Hawkins

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/29/11

There is no better way to get ready for a road trip. The Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-0 to cap off an 8-1 homestand. They are now 29-24 for the year and can take a series win against the World Series champs with them as... 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 »


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: 5/11/11

Perhaps the Brewers got lucky today. On a list of least-deserved victories, this would have been number one. The Milwaukee Brewers still take the series against the San Diego Padres but lose the final game in an ugly way, 13-6. Normally 6 runs... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: As @ClayMatthews52 Said, Protect the Franchise

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is UFC Octagon Girls. A Brittney Palmer sort of morning. For the second year in a row, Ted Thompson chose a Tackle in the NFL Draft, Derek Sherrod from Mississippi State.  All Green Bay Packers... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. NL Preview – 3.29.11

Much like last week, I will be taking a closer look at the National League.  Pitching, pitching, and more pitching is what describes the National League race.  If you can’t go three deep with aces, you generally need not apply.  I... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Playing 20 Questions for the Playoffs – 3.15.11

The exhibition season is killing me.  Every year I get swept up in the over emphasis on Spring Training stats and I forget that for every Casey McGehee, there are ten Brad Nelsons and Chris Duffys.  As a result, I am going to mix it... read more »


Sunday Morning Musings

I sat down Saturday afternoon for what I anticipated would be an enjoyable Wisconsin sports doubleheader, figuring that the Milwaukee Brewers game against the Washington Nationals would segue nicely into the Milwaukee Bucks’ first playoff... read more »


The Week That Was

A weekly review of the past week in sports and maybe not sports.  Everyone else has a weekly list or 8 so why not us. 1. Ugly Isn’t a Statistic: By now everyone has read how horribly played the Monday night Packers-Ravens game was. ... read more »