Jhan Marinez: The Forgotten Man

The final countdown before the trade deadline has begun, and the Brewers will be one of the most intriguing teams to watch this weekend. Of particular interest to many contenders are a trio of pitchers in Milwaukee’s bullpen, as Jeremy Jeffress, Will Smith and Tyler Thornburg are becoming household names in the baseball world as […]

Game 92 Recap: Brewers 9 Pirates 5

TL;DR The Brewers won their 40th game of the season Wednesday night, putting in a solid day’s work to breeze past the Pirates, 9-5. Chase Anderson failed to reach the fifth inning for the fourth time in five starts, but the bullpen slammed the door shut while Milwaukee’s offense continued to pour it on. TOP […]


Scooter Gennett Can Hit Lefties

Each of the past three years in Spring Training, there has issued forth from Maryvale Baseball Park a repeated refrain: Scooter Gennett plans to play every day. This has always been an easily dismissed notion: entering the season, Gennett was the worst MLB hitter of all time against lefties, measuring by OPS: he owned a […]

Game 84 Recap: Nationals 7 Brewers 4

Feels like we’ve been here before, doesn’t it folks? For the second time in a few weeks, the Brewers dropped the third game after taking the first two of the series against the first place Nationals, falling to Washington 7-4 affair on Wednesday afternoon in our nation’s capital. You already know the basics, so let’s […]


All You Had to do was Swing

A few weeks ago, I addressed the Brewers extreme shift in plate discipline numbers. The team had moved from the highest O-Swing percentage in the league in 2015 (34.1 percent) to the lowest in 2016. With about double the sample size now in the books, that remains true: Milwaukee’s O-Swing percentage this season remains a […]


Game 28 Recap: Reds 9 Brewers 5

BRUCE STRIKES AGAIN: REDS 9, BREWERS 5 The Brewers began a four-game series with their division rivals in Ohio Thursday evening. The Reds entered the game with a struggling pitching staff that ranked 29th in the league in team ERA. Unfortunately, the only team worse than them is Milwaukee, and so the results of the […]