Archive for: Takashi Saito

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Crashing Back to Earth Yuni Watch – 8.24.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Crashing Back to Earth Yuni Watch – 8.24.11

This week in the Yuni Watch, we see that Yuni is coming back to Earth.  Stat heads call this regressing towards the mean.  It seems as if he couldn’t keep up the torrid pace he set for six memorable weeks.  For the week, Yuni had... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/22/11 Part 1

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/22/11 Part 1

The Milwaukee Brewers kicked off tonight’s double header in exciting fashion, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1. Hoping to get at least a moderate effort, Chris Narveson went 5.1 great innings of shutout baseball, allowing just 5 hits.... read more »

 

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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/29/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/29/11

If only they could play these teams every day. The Milwaukee Brewers took their 4th straight game, this time a 4-0 shutout of the division opponent Houston Astros. Following a sweep of the Chicago Cubs, the Crew got another stellar pitching... read more »