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Timber Rattlers Rotation

The MLB regular season is already more than a week old, but yesterday brought a second Opening Day for prospect nuts such as myself. The minor league regular season kicked off yesterday, giving us even more baseball action to follow along with on a day-to-day basis. Milwaukee’s farm system took a hit this past offseason […]

Brewers Farm Update

Prospect Opening Day

So far, so good for the 2018 Brewers: the club is six games into the season, and spinning a 26 Runs Scored / 28 Runs Allowed differential into a 4-2 record thanks to late inning heroics and a phenomenal bullpen. Now, the rest of the system swings into gear for Milwaukee. Affiliated clubs in Colorado […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

Miller Park Opening Day Challenge

Another glorious season of Brewers’ baseball is upon us, and to celebrate this most cherished of days, we have a true Baseball Prospectus Milwaukee original. I’ve put together a little game for your reading pleasure, perfect to kill a few minutes waiting for first pitch, or if you happen to be in the line to […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

The Next Brewers

Perhaps the most understated point of the offseason for these Milwaukee Brewers is the longevity present on the current roster. Many Brewers fans are upset with the front office for failing to make a big splash in the pitching free agency market, typically under the argument that since the club “went big” in acquiring outfielders […]

Brewers Farm Update

Medeiros Climbs to Biloxi

When the Milwaukee Brewers selected Hawaiian prep left-hander Kodi Medeiros with the 12th overall pick in the 2014 draft, most publicly known scouts and evaluators gave the pick the side eye. Some may forget that part of the plan was to save some of the Medeiros slot money in order to sign Jake Gatewood and […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

Exploring Runs Prevented

Recently a BPMilwaukee Twitter reader asked about Runs Prevented, as my set of pitching posts leaned somewhat heavily on the stat. It’s a great question and I’m glad someone asked it. I’ve been writing about Runs Prevented for a decade, and it’s easy to forget to explain myself when I’m using the statistic. That’s a […]

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Stealing the Spring

Spring training occurs every year.  And every year, as we reach the end of spring, people wonder whether we can take anything away from the statistics; every year, the answer should be no.  The results don’t matter, so pitchers spend different starts working on one pitch or another.  Hitters face these pitchers, and they are […]