Archive for: Mat Gamel

The Brewers’ Hart Problem

Milwaukee Brewers Right Fielder Corey Hart leads the National League in Home Runs. He tied a club record by homering on three consecutive at bats, two of which drove in six runs in a win over the Mets last night. That performance earned him... 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. Come & Gone: The only good thing about last Sunday is that it’s now a fleeting memory. 2. Coaching or Play:... read more »


“Hey, Let’s keep Fielder!”

I’ll preface this post by noting that I’m going to reverse my field here. Those of you who know me or have read my posts here know that for the last year and a half or so I have been an advocate of the Milwaukee Brewers trading first... read more »


Milwaukee Brewers Potpourri 6/6

BREWERS NEED TO LOCK UP GALLARDO Yovani Gallardo pitched another gem for the Brewers last night, going 8 innings in a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.  With the win, Gallardo is now 6-2 on the season with a 2.84 ERA and a miniscule 1.08... read more »


Escobar ‘Experiment’ Over

Apparently, minor league prospect Alcides Escobar won’t be the answer to replacing the injured Rickie Weeks at second base this season for the Milwaukee Brewers.  The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported this morning that Escobar will... read more »


QUICK HIT: Brewers Third Basemen

Milwaukee Brewers 3rd baseman Bill Hall failed to deliver in key situations against right handed pitchers in consecutive games this week.  Wednesday night, Hall came to the plate as the tying run as the Brewers were rallying in the 9th inning... read more »


PD UPDATE: The Dead Zone

As a public service to both regular readers of this space, I’d like to reassure them that we haven’t given up. It’s just that this seems to be a quiet period in Wisconsin sports. Oh sure, I could repeat the latest speculation... read more »


Packing the Van and Facing the Facts

The local paper in Nashville has done a story about Milwaukee Brewers prospect Mat Gamel noting his issues fielding the ball. Or, more precisely, throwing it accurately across the diamond from his position at Third Base. I have seen... read more »


Gamel Now?

A few days ago the crowd was calling for Barabbas , today they are calling for Gamel . Mat Gamel is, once again, tearing it up in the minors and Brewers fans are anxious to see him come to Milwaukee and save their favorite team... read more »