Archive for: Manny Parra

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 »


Daybreak Doppler: As Close As It Gets Till September 8

Daybreak Doppler: As Close As It Gets Till September 8

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is 2011 Packers Opponents’ Cheerleaders. St. Louis Rams A lot of talk yesterday about the expansion of Lambeau Feild & the possibility of another stock sale... 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 »


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 »


A Simple Kind of Fan. A Platoon is Needed– 5.3.11

The platoon in baseball is often discussed as an effective way to manage a team that has some parts, but not a complete player, at one defensive position.  Factors such as defensive excellence, health, speed, and experience can all... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. The Down on the Farm Edition 2.1.11

Is Mark Rogers a starting pitcher? Following minor league prospects used to be a difficult task.  The Milwaukee Journal or the Milwaukee Sentinel didn’t print minor league box scores and there certainly wasn’t a plethora of resources... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: The Throwbacks Are Coming

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Rnd 2 of Girls That Are Famous & I Don’t Know Why. An Ashley Tisdale sort of morning. The big Packers news yesterday was the announcement of an extension for CB Tramon... read more »


Brewers’ Malaise

On Thursday, after the Milwaukee Brewers delivered a flaccid performance against the Los Angeles Dodgers, manager Ken Macha openly questioned the mental toughness of his team while lamenting their record in day games.  Macha correctly pointed... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: What Did We Learn From The Packers?

This weeks Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Miss Universe 2010. A Mariana Paola Vicente (Puerto Rico) sort of morning. From Brian at CHTV we learned that all the Packers QB’s had outstanding play . From John at GPN we... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Packers D, Predictions & Pro vs College Ball

This weeks Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is women who are taller than me. A Natalia Bush (6’2″) sort of morning. on how the official Packers Twitter account annoys 21,888 people in 140 characters or... read more »