Archive for: Rickie Weeks

A Violent Femme’s View – Rookie Season

A Violent Femme’s View – Rookie Season

As many of you know, this was my first season following the Brewers closely. Now that the season is at an end, sadly earlier than I had hoped, I had some thoughts about what this season was like for me as a fan. There’s nothing... read more »

 

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 »

 

The Dark Cloud Following Rickie Weeks

Interesting point made by  Marc Normandin  writing for  Baseball Nation  about the tough season Rickie Weeks is having: The obvious culprit is his batting average on balls in play. Weeks is at just .223, a large part of which might... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: Overachievers

Milwaukee Brewers: Overachievers

On Sunday, the Nashville Sounds Milwaukee Brewers dropped the rubber match of a three-game set to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6–5. Forced to field a lineup without their banged-up three-hole and cleanup hitters, six starters were not fixtures... read more »

 

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

Repeat After Me: These Are Not The 2011 Brewers

And no team ever will be. After tonight’s 8-0 win over the Mets (who by the way, are 20-16), Milwaukee sits at 16-20, 5 games back of St. Louis. While fans including myself are unsatisfied with this record, I implore yo not to compare... read more »

 

Brewers vs. Giants: Consider The Following

Brewers vs. Giants: Consider The Following

Õîááèò: Íåæäàííîå ïóòåøåñòâèå ñìîòðåòü îíëàéí áåñïëàòíî After a series loss to the lowly Padres, one that saw the Brewers lose their first baseman, their bats silenced by Jeff Freakin’... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Strange Brew

A Violent Femme’s View – Strange Brew

At the risk of being taken to task for writing a ‘fluff’ piece about baseball, which at all times and in all places be treated with the dignity and gravitas that only hallowed images such as the one above evokes – I’m... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Centerfield

A Violent Femme’s View – Centerfield

So it’s opening day, right Brewers fans? As @kylegravlin said on Twitter (one of our Boise weather guys, a damn NY Giants & Yankees fan and a tormentor of me and my cousin, who works at the same station) I ‘pretend’... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 6

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 6

The book has officially closed on the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers. The St. Louis Cardinals won Game 6 of the NL Championship Series 12-6 and will go on to face Texas in the World Series, while the Crew will spend the winter reflecting on their disappointing... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 2

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: NLCS Game 2

The Milwaukee Brewers got thoroughly pounded by the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 in Game 2 to even up the NL Championship Series at one game apiece. The best of 7 series shifts now to St. Louis for the next three games. To say that Shaun Marcum... read more »