Archive for: Takashi Saito

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: 7/20/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/20/11

The ends justify the means. The Milwaukee Brewers will tell you that as they got a 10th inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-2. There remains plenty to say about how they got there, but sometimes you just have to take the win. Chris Narveson... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The 7th Inning – 7.19.11

The Milwaukee Brewers added another key piece to their playoff bullpen puzzle last week with the addition of Francisco Rodriguez.  After KRod waived his vesting option that was based on games finished, Runnin’ Ron Roenicke now has the... read more »

 

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

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

The winning ways are back. The Milwaukee Brewers put together their first winning streak in over 10 days and got a big win against division rival Cincinnati Reds 5-4. What could have been an easy win turned into a grind. Brewers’ starter... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/2/11

What a wild way to bounce back. The Milwaukee Brewers snapped almost a full week of terrible baseball in a dramatic way, coming from behind to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7. The victory helped the Brewers climb back into a tie for first place... 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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. It is a Long, Long Season – 4.5.11

It has been an ugly and disturbing start to the season.  My friend Shane even told me that none of the past 40 playoffs teams have started 0-4.  The pitching has struggled to take control of games and the offense has been marred by inconsistency. ... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. NL Preview – 3.29.11

Much like last week, I will be taking a closer look at the National League.  Pitching, pitching, and more pitching is what describes the National League race.  If you can’t go three deep with aces, you generally need not apply.  I... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Playing 20 Questions for the Playoffs – 3.15.11

The exhibition season is killing me.  Every year I get swept up in the over emphasis on Spring Training stats and I forget that for every Casey McGehee, there are ten Brad Nelsons and Chris Duffys.  As a result, I am going to mix it... read more »