Archive for: Yuniesky Bentacourt

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. Out of Control Expectations – 9.20.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Out of Control Expectations – 9.20.11

Poor play against the Phillies and Cardinals caused many fans to get out on the ledge and begin to panic.  In general, there was an increasingly large faction proclaiming that the 2011 Brewers were done.  These fans say that the Brewers... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Not the Worst SS Yuni Watch – 9.7.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. Not the Worst SS Yuni Watch – 9.7.11

This week in the Yuni Watch we try to assess just how bad the season has turned for Milwaukee’s favorite Cuban shortstop.  Obviously he has struggled since his torrid July Renaissance and today we try to find out if he is the worst... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The First Hitless Yuni Watch – 8.31.11

A Simple Kind of Fan. The First Hitless Yuni Watch – 8.31.11

Ouch.  Yuni took the collar this week with an 0 x 19 performance.  You have to at least admire his consistency.  For the week he also managed to not walk, not score a run, or drive in an RBI.  His roller coaster season continues to... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. The Bizarro Yuni Watch– 8.10.11

A Simple Kind of Fan.  The Bizarro Yuni Watch– 8.10.11

Welcome to the Bizarro Edition of the Yuni Watch.  What a great week for our favorite red hot, silver slugging shortstop.  As usual, Yuni was scorching at the plate and was once again one of the main contributors offensively... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. A Platoon is Needed– 5.3.11

The platoon in baseball is often discussed as an effective way to manage a team that has some parts, but not a complete player, at one defensive position.  Factors such as defensive excellence, health, speed, and experience can all... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/23/11

The Milwaukee Brewers looked out of sorts tonight as they lost one of the sloppier games in memory to the Houston Astros, 9-6 in 10 innings. Both teams came out firing in the early part of the game. Houston jumped ahead first on some quick offense,... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 4/15/11

Streaks in sports only become measurable when they break history or when they end. In Brewers’ pitcher Chris Narveson’s situation, history was not made as his scoreless inning streak to open the season came to an end at 14. The Washington... read more »