The Continued Costs of Miller Park

A Short Defense of Ohtani to the NL

Look, I’m fully on the Shohei Ohtani bandwagon. I’ve purchased my seat, fastened my seatbelt, and already asked the wagon attendant about the food and beverage service because I’m going to be here a while. Chances are, you’re intrigued too, as a 23 year-old pitcher signed for almost the league minimum who, according to ZiPS, projects […]

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Do the Brewers Need a Star?

Starting with the position that the Brewers’ rebuild is over, let’s also posit that contending for a playoff spot, as Milwaukee is currently, isn’t the end game for the franchise. Consistently competing, year in and year out is the goal; not for a one-game or even five-game playoff series every year, but because making the […]

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An Unexpected Change from Domingo Santana

Entering the age in which baseball players tend to approach their prime, 25-year old Domingo Santana has already established himself as a useful, if not (yet) star-level player for the Brewers. In his first full season of plate appearances, Showmingo has shown himself an above-average right fielder, all things considered. His Fielding Runs Above Average […]

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Ten Cent Beer Night

“Ten Cent Beer Night.” The phrase evokes a kind of disbelief in baseball fans of a certain age, that there could be a time when ballparks would run promotions that in hindsight seem like they would have such predictable consequences. Cleveland’s ten-cent beer night is up there with “Disco Demolition Night” as one of baseball’s all-time […]

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What (We Think) We Know Halfway

It’s halfway between the actual halfway point of the baseball season and the de facto halfway point, so it’s time to take a look at what we think we know about the Brewers based on when stats begin to stabilize. The usual disclaimer here applies, in that these stats aren’t meant to be taken as […]