Archive for: Shaun Marcum

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/13/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/13/11

Ask yourselves Brewer fans… The team gets a fill-in starter who helps shut out the opponent, and one hero drives in the Crew’s only run. Who do you picture? The Milwaukee Brewers held on to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 to add... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/9/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/9/11

Must. Squeeze. Into. 250. The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 in 10 innings to add a little padding to their division lead. Shaun Marcum fought his way through 6 innings, leaving on a pop-out at exactly 100 pitches. He... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/2/11

250 words will hardly do this justice. The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 in11 innings on a hot and wild night in Milwaukee. Both teams lit up each others’ starter. Defense was the theme, or lack thereof. Brewers’... read more »

 

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: 8/1/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/1/11

The Milwaukee Brewers, looking to gain ground in the NL Central, started a vital series against division rival St. Louis Cardinals and took the opener 6-2. Zack Greinke got the win in a battle of two former Cy Young winners. Chris Carpenter... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

How do you possibly make a sweep any better? The Milwaukee Brewers took all 3 games from the rival Chicago Cubs, winning today 4-2 in their first game without All-Star 2nd baseman Rickie Weeks. Longtime baseball fans in Milwaukee always cherish... 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 »

 

Shaun Marcum Goes “Into the Night”

Shaun Marcum Goes “Into the Night”

Sure the NFL has ended its 4-month assault on our livelihood and “Free-Urgency” is about to start (Thank you caller to Fox Sports Radio), but the Brewers are still relevant and in the midst of a 4-team division race. Pitcher... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/21/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/21/11

The fun wasn’t going to last forever. The Milwaukee Brewers had a 2-game road winning streak snapped as they lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0, putting them at a 4-4 record on this NL West road trip. Milwaukee saw all the ups and downs... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/17/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/17/11

Feeling better about this one Brewer fans? After getting beat senseless in the first two games of the series, the Brewers took their second straight 1-run win to split the series with the Colorado Rockies, 4-3 this time. To say Milwaukee is... read more »