Archive for: Ron Roenicke

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less; 9/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less; 9/3/11

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their season long dominance over the Round Rock, er, Houston Astros with another 8-2 victory Saturday night. Lefthander Chris Narveson, understandably rusty in making his first start in 11 days, nonetheless managed... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The First Hitless Yuni Watch – 8.31.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The First Hitless Yuni Watch – 8.31.11

Ouch.  Yuni took the collar this week with an 0 x 19 performance.  You have to at least admire his consistency.  For the week he also managed to not walk, not score a run, or drive in an RBI.  His roller coaster season continues to... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Not Winnin’ Nothin’ Without no Rickie– 8.30.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Not Winnin’ Nothin’ Without no Rickie– 8.30.11

When the Brewers left San Francisco on July 24 th , the team was fresh off a meager 5-6 road trip.  As losers of two straight, there was still a good deal of optimism remaining for fans.  The theory was that the schedule would become... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Changing the Culture of Losing– 8.23.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Changing the Culture of Losing– 8.23.11

The prevalent attitude surrounding the Milwaukee Brewers appears to be one of skepticism and disbelief.   Many fans seem content to spend their time talking more about what the team has never accomplished versus talking about what they... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/18/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/18/11

The streak came to an end this afternoon as the Milwaukee Brewers lost the final to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1. The Crew took the first 3 of the 4 game set, and will certainly be happy about that. The bats were quiet again for Milwaukee going... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The ‘Playing With House Money’ Yuni Watch! – 8.17.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The ‘Playing With House Money’ Yuni Watch!  – 8.17.11

You show up at a party and as you walk past the poker table someone asks you if you want to play. You say, sure, except you have no money. The guy tosses you a few chips and says you’ll owe him. Of course, you start out in rough shape... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Bizarro Yuni Watch– 8.10.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The Bizarro Yuni Watch– 8.10.11

Welcome to the Bizarro Edition of the Yuni Watch.  What a great week for our favorite red hot, silver slugging shortstop.  As usual, Yuni was scorching at the plate and was once again one of the main contributors offensively... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Hate Thesis– 8.9.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Hate Thesis– 8.9.11

While the St. Louis Cardinals may think that their undying respect for the game and holier than thou attitude is to be admired, it has done nothing but infuriate people all over baseball and has turned my genuine dislike of the Redbirds... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/3/11

The Milwaukee Brewers out-muscled the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon, 10-5, to wrap up an 8-1 home stand. St. Louis, rapidly becoming Brewers’ enemy #1, struck big in the early innings against starter Randy Wolf, but didn’t do... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Player of the Month Yuni Watch – 8.3.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The Player of the Month Yuni Watch – 8.3.11

Brace yourselves folks.  Yuni Betancourt was named the Milwaukee Player of the Month.  Improbable would be the best word to describe that achievement.  I’m not sure if that is a compliment to Yuni or an indictment of the... read more »