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Seven Free Brews

Is it better to be lucky, or good? History has, time and again, proven this to be a trick question. The truth is, if you want to succeed in anything, you need to be both lucky and good. Building a championship baseball team is no exception. The 1994 Montreal Expos and 2001 Seattle Mariners might […]


Meeting the Deadline

If Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is to be believed, the Brewers could be the biggest sellers of the 2016 Trade Deadline. Teams are already beating a path to One Brewers’ Way, as Rosenthal reported earlier this month, and the list of players who could possibly find their way out of Milwaukee is long and […]


Credit the Process, Not the Result

Junior Guerra currently holds a 3.13 DRA. Among starting pitchers with at least 50 innings pitched, that ranks 19th in all of baseball. If we consider the idea that since there are 30 teams there are 30 “Aces” (Yes, some of you will disagree with this classification), Junior Guerra is performing like an “Ace”. This […]


Aaron Hill’s Trade Prospects

I will be the first to admit that I figured Aaron Hill was a salary throw-in when he arrived from Arizona in the offseason Jean Segura trade. Segura was a league-average shortstop, and that type of player has legitimate value, but the return of Isan Diaz and Chase Anderson seemed sufficient. Arizona, who had previously […]


On Garin Cecchini’s Improvements

One of the rebuilding strategies employed by Slingin’ David Stearns during his first offseason as Brewers’ general manager was to bring in myriad “post-hype” prospects. Among those players was former Red Sox third base prospect Garin Cecchini. The sweet-swinging lefty put himself on the map with an outstanding 2013 campaign between high-A and AA where […]