Archive for: Yunieski Betancourt

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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The ‘Playing With House Money’ Yuni Watch! – 8.17.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The ‘Playing With House Money’ Yuni Watch!  – 8.17.11

You show up at a party and as you walk past the poker table someone asks you if you want to play. You say, sure, except you have no money. The guy tosses you a few chips and says you’ll owe him. Of course, you start out in rough shape... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Player of the Month Yuni Watch – 8.3.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The Player of the Month Yuni Watch – 8.3.11

Brace yourselves folks.  Yuni Betancourt was named the Milwaukee Player of the Month.  Improbable would be the best word to describe that achievement.  I’m not sure if that is a compliment to Yuni or an indictment of the... 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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Yuni Watch – 7.20.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Yuni Watch – 7.20.11

The Milwaukee Brewers have achieved a 3-3 record on this critical road trip thus far. Yuni has started at SS four times this week and Milwaukee has only managed to win one of those games.  Of course, the team won both games this week... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Brewers Make Up For Lost Runs

Daybreak Doppler: Brewers Make Up For Lost Runs

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is selections from Vanity Fair Olivia Palermo As Brian says in the 250 Recap, Welcome to the Twilight Zone . A night after the Brewers couldn’t get a run to save... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Shut Out In The Desert

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is selections from Vanity Fair Uma Thurman No love for the Brewers bats last night as Arizona & their rookie pitcher Josh Collmenter beat the Brewers 3-0.  Brian... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Yuni Watch – 7.13.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Yuni Watch – 7.13.11

Yes, the feature that captured the hearts and minds of Brewers fans everywhere has expanded into a full feature blog.  As you may recall, I started The Yuni Watch back in early March under the assumption that Yuni would be... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. My Two Cents on Greinke – 7.12.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  My Two Cents on Greinke – 7.12.11

There is currently plenty of room on the Zach Greinke bandwagon.  Folks have been jumping ship for weeks and have been quick to label him as a disappointment.  For the record, I disagree entirely with this faction of fans.  While not... 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 »