Archive for: Ron Roenicke

A Simple Kind of Fan. Still the Year of the Narv Dog– 8.2.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Still the Year of the Narv Dog– 8.2.11

Chris Narveson has exceeded expectations throughout the 2011 season.  Many loyal readers will recall that I wrote a piece back on March 1 st predicting a big year from the lefthander.  In fact, I said that by the end of... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad. The Milwaukee Brewers beat their neighbors to the south, the Chicago Cub,s 2-0 on a day when Rickie Weeks went down with a nasty ankle injury. Prince Fielder lead the scoring charge with a home... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less 7/16/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less 7/16/11

Editor’s Note:  This edition of ’250′ is more like 600 as too much happened in the game to condense down to a mere 250 words….. The Milwaukee Brewers engaged in a game of “I’ve got it-you take it”... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/14/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/14/11

There is no crying in baseball. Sometimes you just have to get back up, dust off, and return to work. The Milwaukee Brewers, fresh off an exciting All-Star break in which Prince Fielder won the game’s MVP and a big trade boosted the bullpen,... read more »

 

Tempering Expectations

Tempering Expectations

There have been a couple of notable developments in the Wisconsin sports landscape recently; the reaction to which I feel calls for a minor course correction. The first of these is the addition of former North Carolina State quarterback (and... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/8/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/8/11

Wild walk off fashion. The Milwaukee Brewers took their 3rd straight win, 8-7 against the Cincinnati Reds. With St. Louis also losing tonight, the Brewers return to 1st place in the division. The Pittsburgh Pirates moved into a tie for 2nd. Mark... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: From Bad To Ugly For The Brewers

Daybreak Doppler: From Bad To Ugly For The Brewers

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women’s World Cup Sabina Gadecki (Man Up ‘European Man Thong’, Lifeguard Commercial) So did anyone stay and watch the entire Brewer game after 3 innings? ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Roenicke Grievances – 7.5.11

Runnin’ Ron Roenicke has had a rough first half as a rookie big league manager.  He has had bullpen hunches go awry and he has watched his preferred veterans fail in disappointing fashion.  One of the main problems with the 2011 Milwaukee... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: An Unhappy 4th For The Brewers

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women’s World Cup Alex Morgan (USA) A promising return home to Miller Park turned ugly late as the Brewers blew a 6-1 lead yesterday.  I think we can all... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

According to Fangraphs , the Milwaukee Brewers have the 3rd best offensive WAR in the National League.  Except for the abhorred stretch back in May, the offense has been adequate in supporting the terrific starting pitching... read more »