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On Sore Losers and Steroid Panics

After the Brewers lit up Cubs starter John Lackey for four runs, including three homers, on Monday night, Lackey had some choice words about Eric Thames, Milwaukee’s leading hitter and one of the three men to go deep off Lackey in the 6-3 Brewers victory. From the Chicago Tribune: “You watch film on recent stuff and […]

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April Prospects: 3 Up 3 Down

Last year at BP Milwaukee, we introduced the “3 Up, 3 Down” feature to take a look at how the prospects down on the farm are trending throughout the regular season. With more than two weeks worth of minor league games now in the books, let’s take a look at who has stepped up during the […]

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2013 Top 10 Lists 3: The Players

Following my overview of the 2013 Baseball Prospectus Top 10 lists, I am presenting a detailed set of lists to showcase the full prospect class. This class features some stunning debuts by elite prospects (such as Carlos Correa), elite prospects morphing into steady MLB regulars (Gerrit Cole, Christian Yelich, and Julio Tehran, for example), and […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

Signing Shohei Otani

Chances are you’ve heard about Shohei Otani. Talent hounds have been braying his name for years, and with good reason. A quick introduction: Last year, he performed like Noah Syndergaard on the hill and Mike Trout with the stick. His résumé in the Japan Pacific League included a 1.86 ERA with 11.2 strikeouts against 2.9 walks […]

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First Two Weeks: By the Numbers

It is hard to draw any conclusions 15 games into a season, but that doesn’t stop anyone from trying to make something of what has already happened. A closer look at a few numbers posted by individual Brewers and the team as a whole will give fans and analysts a glimpse of how the season […]