Domingo Santana Needs to Elevate

In a year where a stunning amount of Brewers have surpassed anyone’s expectations — Jonathan Villar, Junior Guerra, Zach Davies, Tyler Thornburg, even Hernan Perez to an extent — some of the players the team was counting on have fallen short. Obviously, these players outnumber the surprises; if they didn’t, the Brewers wouldn’t find themselves in […]

Game 143 Recap: Brewers 2, Cardinals 1

In a battle of two 23-year-old rookies, the outcome eventually came down to the bullpen, and although the Brewers cracked first, they’d get the last laugh — and the series split. Worst Play: Zach Davies blanked the Cards through seven innings, scattering four hits and a walk in that span. Thanks to a first-inning sacrifice fly […]


The Two Red Flags for Zach Davies

While many of the promising current Brewers arrived in Milwaukee during David Stearns’s tenure, one of the best came on in Doug Melvin’s last hurrah. Gerardo Parra sustained a ridiculously fluky, in retrospect if not at the time, hot streak to start the 2015 season. Melvin capitalized on that, flipping him to a thirsty Orioles […]

Game 123 Recap: Brewers 7, Mariners 6

Against an inexperienced starter and a couple of solid bullpen arms, the Brewers offense couldn’t accomplish much. Against one of the worst relievers in baseball, the hitters finally broke through. Losing streak: OVER! Record: STILL BAD! Best Play: Matt Garza struggled, Ariel Miranda did pretty well, yada yada yada, Tom Wilhelmsen came on in the ninth. The score […]


Manny Pina Might Be For Real

As a rebuilding club should, the Brewers have played the 2016 season with one principal goal in mind: Throw a ton of unproven players onto the field, and see what happens. Players such as Jonathan Villar, Zach Davies, and Junior Guerra have each had the consistency and skill to hold on. On the flipside, Ramon […]