Brewers Farm Update

Weston Wilson: Unlikely Javelina

The 2018 Brewers minor league season went out with a bit of a fizzle on Saturday evening, as the Biloxi Shuckers fell 3-2 to the Jackson Generals in game four of the Southern League Championship Series. Tough end notwithstanding, it was an interesting year for player development up and down the Milwaukee system, and particularly […]

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The Uncanny 84

Entering September, the Brewers appeared in a difficult playoff position. The Milwaukee club held on to the second Wild Card spot with a 76-60 record, trailing division rival St. Louis by a half game. With one month to play, the division seemed an afterthought, as the Brewers trailed Chicago by four games (although the Brewers […]

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Series Preview: Brewers at Cubs

After an action-packed sweep of the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park, the Brewers head to Lakeview to continue the Cubs’ extended series of scheduled games. In one sense, it feels as though Milwaukee’s season boils down to the next three games against the Cubs. As of this writing on Sunday evening, the Brewers hold […]

Brewers Farm Update

Jon Olczak goes to Arizona

The minor league baseball regular season is drawing to an end, which means that the start of Arizona Fall League is rapidly approaching. The prospect hotbed is a fun follow not only because we get to see some of the top minor leaguers from all levels compete one against each other (like Vladimir Guerrero Jr, […]

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What is Player Development?

Brewers GM David Stearns had a wild non-waiver trade deadline to close July, and the GM once again proved that he was not afraid to deal potentially quality talent as the August waiver trade deadline was closing. As the waiver trade deadline closed, Stearns parted with college catching development project KJ Harrison (who might also […]

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Starting Wade Miley on Purpose

For better or worse, one of the most popular narratives surrounding the Brewers over the last few months has been this: Milwaukee needs to add another starting pitcher. It’s an easy thing to understand: The ragtag crew of hurlers preventing runs in the Brewers’ rotation lacks a brand-name “ace,” and most of that group has […]

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Weekend Recap: Gonzalez and Granderson

The last eight days for the Brewers have seen the team’s playoff odds increase as they’ve overtaken St. Louis for the first Wild Card spot. Milwaukee took care of business against the Reds and Nationals, taking four out of six games which featured some great hitting and pitching performances. Perhaps most importantly, Milwaukee took the […]

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MVPs

Brewers fans have quite a privilege in 2018: they are cheering on two of the very best players in the National League, a duo that serve as contenders for top five player in the NL. Thus, outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich are also Most Valuable Player candidates on the Senior Circuit, a discussion that […]