Archive for: Ron Roenicke

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 »

 

Ruminations On Strategy And Identity

Ruminations On Strategy And Identity

The unthinkable has happened. The Brewers’ offense could only muster 7 runs against a mediocre-at-best trio of Royals pitchers and the bullpen imploded in three consecutive games with the damage credited to Milwaukee’s top... read more »

 

Brewers vs. Reds: Consider The Following

Brewers vs. Reds: Consider The Following

Tonight the battered Brewers kick off a three game series against the division rival Cincinnati Reds, part of a six game homestand. The past week has been rough, and the team is probably glad to be home. The Reds have gotten off to a somewhat... 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 »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Cardinals’ 4 Run First Too Much For Brewers

Daybreak Doppler: Cardinals’ 4 Run First Too Much For Brewers

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is women whose names I can’t pronounce on the first try. Antonia Iacobescu One bad inning and 4 runs were the story of the night, along with some questionable managing... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Another Wisconsin Victory Monday

Daybreak Doppler: Another Wisconsin Victory Monday

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is women whose names I can’t pronounce on the first try. Zeta Makrypoulia The Brewers took the first game of the NLCS in a slugfest, beating the Cardinals 9-6... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Shine of Two MVPs. – 10.4.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Shine of Two MVPs. – 10.4.11

Miller Park was rocking all weekend thanks to the performance of the best twosome in baseball, Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder.  Both players have been carrying the offense and have proven why they were considered dual MVP candidates all... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Playoff Preview. – 9.27.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Playoff Preview. – 9.27.11

For this week’s playoff edition, I thought I would take a look at each player that will be on the roster starting from most important to the team’s goal of winning a World Series down the least important.  I would think of... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: The Day Off

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: The Day Off

I’m making a special day-off edition of Brewers 250 to declare tomorrow’s Brewers/Reds game “must win.” Ron Roenicke is the Brewers’ first year manager, having been plucked from Mike Scioscia’s fruitful coaching tree.... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. How RRR can Help. – 9.13.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. How RRR can Help. – 9.13.11

Since the first botched double switch on Opening Day, I have been riding RRR hard week in and week out.  His dogged persistence in some under-performing facets of the team continues to bewilder and surprise knowledgeable fans.  There... read more »