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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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Game 10 Recap: Brewers 5 Reds 1

It took ten games to get there, but the Brewers are back to square one: 5-5, 40 runs scored / 39 runs allowed, perfectly even. Milwaukee made their way back to even against Curveballer Bronson Arroyo and the Cincinnati Reds, and thanks to Jimmy Nelson and Ryan Braun. After facing some tough customers at Miller […]

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2017 Roster

With the signing of reliever Jared Hughes announced, the Brewers have presumably set their opening day 2017 roster and completed their 2016-2017 offseason. Compared to David Stearns’s splash 2015-2016 offseason, this iteration featured many underwhelming moves, a general lack of creativity (of the brand that brought the 2016 MLB roster Junior Guerra, Jonathan Villar, and […]

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Cashing Out OFP

In 2016, MLB owners spent approximately $4 billion on approximately 1065 WARP produced by both batters and pitchers. While the common market assumption prices one additional win above replacement at $7 million on the free market, the vast majority of MLB contracts are not signed on the free market, which drives the cost of WARP […]