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It’s a Bad Time to Sell Santana

On December 8th, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the Milwaukee Brewers were shopping outfielder Domingo Santana. In a vacuum, it makes sense for the Brewers to seek to trade Santana. The twenty-five-year-old is coming off a breakthrough season in which he posted an .876 on-base-plus-slugging percentage with 30 home runs and 15 stolen […]

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A Big Splash is not the Answer

Fresh off a surprise 86-win season, David Stearns and company are licking their chops to make some moves and build off the team’s promising 2017 season. According to Kyle Lesniewski of Brew Crew Ball, the organization has money to spend. The Brewers payroll has been under 65 million dollars two years in a row. The […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

Potential Expansion Impacts on the Brewers

On Monday, Tracy Ringolsby of Baseball America reported that there was “a building consensus that baseball will soon be headed to a 32-team configuration,” with Portland and Montreal as the two most likely expansion team destinations. League expansion would trigger “major realignment and adjustments in schedule,” said Ringolsby. Expansion to thirty-two teams would almost surely […]

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2018 Potential Free Agent Targets

The 2017 regular season has come-to-a-close. The Milwaukee Brewers fell just short of a playoff spot, finishing 86-76, one game behind the Colorado Rockies for the second wild-card spot. The Brewers vastly outperformed their pre-season expectations. They competed with the defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs for the National League Central title through mid-to-late September. […]

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Career Year: Curves, Cutters, Soft Contact, Pop-Ups

In a season chock full of feel-good stories, the Milwaukee Brewer’s most pleasing development may be the emergence of soon-to-be thirty-year-old Chase Anderson. After posting a 4.26 earned run average in 418 2/3 innings over his first three full seasons in the big leagues, the veteran right-hander ranks seventh in baseball among those with at […]

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What Happened to Jeremy Jeffress?

On July 31st, the Brewers traded right-handed pitching prospect Taylor Scott to the Texas Rangers for Jeremy Jeffress. Jeffress, a right-handed relief pitcher, is now on his third stint with the Brewers organization, spending time with the Royals, Blue Jays, and Rangers in between. Jeffress was a secondary, but still important, piece in the Jonathan Lucroy […]