Archive for: Ron Roenicke

A Simple Kind of Fan. Saying No to Everyday Loe – 6.21.11

Ron Roenicke has shown a penchant for stubbornly sticking with square peg solutions to round holed problems.  For example, he has remained steadfast in his preposterous belief that Mark Kotsay can play centerfield. He has also continued... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/20/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/20/11

Welcome home Milwaukee Brewers! The Brewers returned home from a disappointing road trip and had an even more disappointing start to a short home series, losing to the AL Tampa Bay Rays 8-4. The bad news: Brewers’ starter Chris Narveson... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/17/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/17/11

What a long, strange trip it’ll be. The Milwaukee Brewers started a stretch of 15 interleague games with a dud, falling to the Boston Red Sox 10-4 in what ended up a bit of a disaster. Brewers’ starter Shaun Marcum left after 1 inning... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Maybe Erik Estrada Should’ve Been Pitching

Daybreak Doppler: Maybe Erik Estrada Should’ve Been Pitching

Seeing as Father’s Day is this weekend, this week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women with Notable Fathers. Kate Hudson (Bill Hudson) Blech… Brewers Lose To Cubs 5-4 In Ten Innings, Blow... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/8/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/8/11

What a wild day for a baseball game. The Milwaukee Brewers had a strong first half, a terrible late stretch, and an explosive finish as they won the second game of the series to the New York Mets, 7-6. A hot summer day early shifted to a ominous... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Fixing the MLB Umpiring Problem – 6.7.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Fixing the MLB Umpiring Problem – 6.7.11

Remember back in 1987 when Team Streak was setting the baseball world on fire in early April?  Of course you do.  Do you remember who was umpiring at second base during Yount’s dramatic diving save of Juan Nieves’s no hitter? ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. A Solution to the Estrada Enquiry– 5.17.11

The Brewers have too many starting pitchers, which is obviously an awesome problem to have.  For the first time in my memory as a Milwaukee Brewers fan, the team has six legitimate starting pitchers.  As recently as last year, the Brewers... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Wondering About Ron

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is May Birthdays. A Christa Rigozzi sort of morning. Brew Crew Ball with Series Preview #13: Brewers’ Best Games Against The Pirates . Jaymes from The Brewers Bar on how  Mat Gamel... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Sweeps Are Overrated

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is May Birthdays. An Ana Beatriz Barros sort of morning. Quick programming note, there won’t be a Thursday Q & A this week because I forgot to line someone up so feel free to spend... read more »

 

Same Old Brewers

Has anyone else noticed that this year’s new, supposedly improved version of the Milwaukee Brewers bears a strong resemblance to the old, frustrating Brewers’ team that we’ve seen for most of the last 5 years?  Hmm, maybe... read more »