Archive for: Yunieski Betancourt

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Most Top Heavy Offense in Baseball– 6.28.11

According to Fangraphs , the Milwaukee Brewers have the 3rd best offensive WAR in the National League.  Except for the abhorred stretch back in May, the offense has been adequate in supporting the terrific starting pitching... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Brewers Win As Greinke Delivers

Daybreak Doppler: Brewers Win As Greinke Delivers

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women From Summer TV Shows. Jada Pinkett-Smith (HawthoRNe) For a recap of last night’s game Brewers, check our Brewers in 250 Words of less from last night... read more »

 

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 »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. This Month Could Determine the Season– 6.14.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  This Month Could Determine the Season– 6.14.11

The Milwaukee Brewers began a critical 26 game stretch yesterday that will largely determine their fate in the NL Central this season.  As early as my NL Preview edition , I have been talking about this stretch of games that... 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. Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Lauding Lucroy– 5.31.11

The catching position for the Milwaukee Brewers has been a wasteland for the past decade.  The last decent catcher Milwaukee has had was Dave Nilsson back in 1999.  In that season the Aussie managed a .309/.400/.554 slash line and... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Drawing Conclusions– 5.24.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  Drawing Conclusions– 5.24.11

As the season creeps closer to the 1/3 mark, there are some definite conclusions we can draw about the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers.  For instance, this team has proven it has the starting pitching capable of competing with any staff in baseball. ... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 5/20/11

Hopefully everyone survived the absence of the “250 or Less” during the Brewers’ late night road trip. Glad the team is back in the Central Time Zone, though that didn’t stop the game from approaching midnight. The Milwaukee... 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. Getting to Watch Braun’s Next 6000 At- Bats. 4.26.11

When the subject is discussed about Milwaukee Brewer legends, invariably the first two names brought up are Robin Yount and Paul Molitor.  While both men are legends, there is a clear and distinct difference between the two players. ... read more »