Archive for: Nyjer Morgan

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/30/11

After a fantastic homestand, the question of whether the Milwaukee Brewers can maintain momentum on the road was answered: No. Happy Memorial Day to you and your families. What a beautiful day it was in Milwaukee. Unfortunately the Brewers weren’t... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Wrong Kind Of Streak

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Fore! A Blair O’Neal sort of morning. At least they didn’t lose by as much, right? Swept Under the Rug . After last night The Brewers Bar is wondering  Is Shaun Marcum... 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 »


Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/2/11

If this was last season, there might be reason to panic. Fortunately for the Milwaukee Brewers, the strength of their starting pitching can help cover for a few hurting parts. Yovani Gallardo continued his struggling ways, only lasting through... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Getting to Watch Braun’s Next 6000 At- Bats. 4.26.11

When the subject is discussed about Milwaukee Brewer legends, invariably the first two names brought up are Robin Yount and Paul Molitor.  While both men are legends, there is a clear and distinct difference between the two players. ... read more »


Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/24/11

For everyone that celebrated Easter today, hope it was enjoyable. For those in Milwaukee, the weather was fantastic, a wonderful spring day, and a great day for baseball. After the early excitement surrounding the Brewers’ revamped starting... read more »


Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/13/11

The Brewers collected their first road win of the season on behalf of the Pittsburgh Pirates. They sit above .500 in the standings for the first time since a year ago April. And they finally witnessed some things they had been expecting more... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Rainy Days & Mondays

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women In Sports Movies. An Ashanti (Coach Carter) sort of morning. Brewers Mix expounds on a few of baseball’s unwritten rules that may or may not work . Kyle at Brew... 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 »