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Top Brewers Storylines of 2015: Resurrection of the Farm System

On Monday, my colleague Jack Moore covered the departure of Doug Melvin, one of the bigger developments to emerge from this year. While Melvin certainly had his strengths as General Manager, his failures ultimately outweighed his successes — and chief among the former was, as Moore cited, Melvin’s utter inability to construct a respectable minor […]

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Milwaukee Brewers Top Prospects: #11-20

This morning, Baseball Prospectus proudly unveiled their Top-10 Brewers Prospects on the main site. The entire piece — which includes scouting reports, fantasy analysis, and an additional blurb on the state of the organization’s youth (full disclosure: I wrote the latter part) — can be read FOR FREE. Just a wealth of information at your fingertips. BP […]

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Surprise: Eight Brewers to Arizona Fall League

Brewers fans who wish the baseball regular season did not have to end — or at least that it might go on a bit longer — would do well to cast their hopeful gazes southward, where warmth and sunshine reign year-round, and where some of Milwaukee’s top prospects continue to hone their crafts. From mid-October […]

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Rolling Out the Barrel: Scouting Reports and Speculation

Good morning! Welcome to the pre-World Series edition of Rolling Out the Barrel. While we appreciate the Cubs swiftly bowing out after eliminating the Cardinals last week, it would have been nice if they’d hung around for an extra day or two, so as not to subject us to a short, early preview of what […]

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Rolling Out The Barrel: Unwritten Rules Aren’t Just For Players

Good morning, and welcome to the final Rolling Out the Barrel of the 2015 regular season. Just one last series remains, as Milwaukee will close the books on a disastrous campaign with a three-game set against Chicago at a stadium that will almost assuredly earn the pejorative moniker of Wrigley Park North this weekend. We’ve […]