Archive for: Zach Braddock

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: 7/5/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/5/11

Even a great summer day couldn’t make up for this. The Milwaukee Brewers dumped the middle game of the series 7-3 to the Arizona Diamondbacks, guaranteeing their first NL home series loss in a month. No part of this went well for the Brewers. It... 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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words: 7/3/11

There’s no place like home. That’s the line the Milwaukee Brewers will be telling themselves as they return home following a tough run through interleague play and an even more grueling road trip. They lost the final game of the... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Unsightly Minnesota Dust Bunnies

Daybreak Doppler: Unsightly Minnesota Dust Bunnies

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women From HBO Shows. Amanda Seyfried (Big Love) Greetings loyal Daybreak Doppler readers. With Wally out of the office, he looked far and wide for a adequate... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Late Start & A Brewers Win

Daybreak Doppler: Late Start & A Brewers Win

Seeing as Father’s Day is this weekend, this week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is Women with Notable Fathers. Rashida Jones (Quincy Jones) Back to baseball for this week’s Thursday Q & A... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/14/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/14/11

There isn’t much else Brewers’ fans hate than a losing streak to the Cubs. The Milwaukee Brewers fell for the 2nd straight game to the Chicago Cubs, 5-4 in 10 innings. The St. Louis Cardinals also lost, keeping the Brewers tied for... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/4/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/4/11

It’s not their best-looking victory, but the Milwaukee Brewers took their second straight road win, 3-2 against the Florida Marlins. Besides scoring just enough runs to win, little else went right for the Brewers. There was a solid mix... read more »

 

A Simple Kind of Fan. Can the Coaches Really Help Our Defense? – 4.19.11

I maintain that they cannot.  Before the season started, Ron Roenicke was fond of saying that the Milwaukee defense could be improved by better pre-pitch positioning.  To his credit, he has been consistent with this approach to each... 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 »