Shrewdest Move of the Offseason

In the wake of the Lorenzo Cain signing and Christian Yelich trade, David Stearns made perhaps his shrewdest, albeit not the flashiest, move of the offseason. He signed age-35 right-handed reliever Matt Albers to a two-year, $5 million dollar contract. Albers is coming off the best season of his twelve-year career. He posted 1.2 WARP, […]


Roster Surplus and Depth Questions

The 2018 Milwaukee Brewers are in quite a strange position, representing the bundle of contradictions that defined their uncanny 2017 campaign. On the one hand, the organization dropped a “rebuilding” narrative in 2015, meaning that industry writers, analysts, and fans alike did not expect the club to compete, let alone contend, for several years; on […]


Weekend Recap 16: Swarzak, Davies

The Brewers had yet another disappointing weekend, continuing their streak of losing every series since the All-Star break. This weekend was especially painful since it came at the hands of the Cubs, who increased their division lead to 2.5 games. Milwaukee’s offense was lifeless throughout the week, averaging fewer than two runs per game. Cubs […]