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Fun With Trade Value

Much of the focus for the Brewers offseason is potential free agency targets, given the excitement of the opening of the “hot stove” and the chance to dream about improving the roster with nothing more than cash and pricing risk: there are several fantastic free agency options that Milwaukee can sign without surrendering a draft […]

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Tender Expectations

The Brewers are entering uncharted territory as a franchise, and also as an Expanded Wild Card Era playoff team: Milwaukee will attempt to be the third 96+ win team to improve during their season following 96 wins and deep playoff run. Thus far, most analysis of the Brewers, and therefore most discussion of fan expectations, […]

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Weighing Schoop in 2019

The deadline acquisition of Jonathan Schoop was not met with great excitement by the Brewers fanbase. Neither his regular season .202 batting average /.246 on-base percentage /.331 slugging percentage slash line, nor his 0-8 postseason batting line, further endeared him to already resistant fans. Schoop’s anemic performance at the plate led to increased playing time […]

The Continued Costs of Miller Park

Spending Expectations

The Brewers enter the 2019 season in relatively uncharted territory. Their three year progression in operating revenue, estimated by Forbes (prior to interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization), totaled approximately $150 million entering the season and exhibited fantastic growth prior to a 200,000 person spike in attendance and a deep playoff run. Given spending on the Carolina […]