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 […]


Hope Springs with the 2016 Sky Sox

In September 2014, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel used the following headline to announce that the Brewers had a new minor-league affiliate: “Brewers Settle for Colorado Springs as AAA Team’s Host.” PR departments might cringe at the headline writer’s verb choice, but there is no denying that the Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Springs Sky Sox came together out […]