Archive for: Zack Greinke

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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/17/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/17/11

The Milwaukee Brewers drop their division-clinching magic number to 5 as they beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-1, their biggest margin of victory since before the All-Star break. St. Louis lost as well, putting the Crew within reach of their first... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/13/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/13/11

The Milwaukee Brewers did it in electrifying fashion tonight, beating the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in 11 innings. Ryan Braun was the big hero of the game, snapping a hitless streak by belting a walk off home run to send everyone home. He had been... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/7/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/7/11

Hold up your glass for a toast Milwaukee. You won’t see the St. Louis Cardinals again in 2011. The Cardinals took the game tonight 2-0, and has won 5 of the last 6 against Milwaukee. Was that the big story today? Perhaps the two ejections... 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 »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/6/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/6/11

The Milwaukee Brewers fell 4-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals tonight in an uninspired effort by the visiting team. Yovani Gallardo had his second straight loss to the division rivals in as many starts. On the season he is 1-3 vs. St. Louis with... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/2/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/2/11

The Milwaukee Brewers snapped a 3 game losing streak by rallying against the Houston Astros 8-2. Zack Greinke ended up with the win, going 6 innings and giving up 9 hits, the most he’s surrendered all season. Greinke just never looked... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with their second straight series sweep, finishing this afternoon 3-2. Milwaukee came dangerously close to giving this one up, but in the end prevailed as the better team.... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/22/11 Part 2

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/22/11 Part 2

If you were expecting a repeat , you were a bit off. The Milwaukee Brewers fell in the second game of the double header 9-2 to the Pittsburgh Pirates, suffering their first loss to the team this season in 10 matches. A mainly-backup lineup... read more »