Archive for: Mark Kotsay

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

There’s no place like home. That’s the line the Milwaukee Brewers will be telling themselves as they return home following a tough run through interleague play and an even more grueling road trip. They lost the final game of the... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Saying No to Everyday Loe – 6.21.11

Ron Roenicke has shown a penchant for stubbornly sticking with square peg solutions to round holed problems.  For example, he has remained steadfast in his preposterous belief that Mark Kotsay can play centerfield. He has also continued... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. This Month Could Determine the Season– 6.14.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  This Month Could Determine the Season– 6.14.11

The Milwaukee Brewers began a critical 26 game stretch yesterday that will largely determine their fate in the NL Central this season.  As early as my NL Preview edition , I have been talking about this stretch of games that... read more »


Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/22/11

Sadly, Brian couldn’t be here tonight.  In a cruel twist of fate to the readers, he left me here to watch the store.  That essentially means there will be beer cans and pizza boxes everywhere for him to pick up tomorrow. As for tonight,... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. What is the Identity of the Brewers? – 4.12.11

Perhaps what we have with the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers is the classic square peg in a round hole exercise, but on a larger scale. I think the approach Brewers manager Ron Roenicke would like to take is being affected by the configuration... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. It is a Long, Long Season – 4.5.11

It has been an ugly and disturbing start to the season.  My friend Shane even told me that none of the past 40 playoffs teams have started 0-4.  The pitching has struggled to take control of games and the offense has been marred by inconsistency. ... 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 »


Daybreak Doppler: No Bubble Burst…Yet

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is March Birthdays. An Ana Hickman sort of morning. I know it’s only Spring Training, but that was a shelacking yesterday as the Brewers notched 15 against the Reds 2 . The Brewers... read more »