Jonathan Lucroy

Jonathan Lucroy’s Team-Friendliest Contract

The Brewers are in a predictable course of action. They’re rebuilding. Since July, the Brewers have traded Carlos Gomez, Mike Fiers, Francisco Rodriguez, Adam Lind, Jason Rogers, Aramis Ramirez, Jonathan Broxton, Gerardo Parra and, most recently, Khris Davis. In essence, the Brewers are trading anyone who will garner them young and controllable assets, mainly in […]


Which Brewer Had the Worst Pitch in 2015?

On Tuesday, I wrote about the best pitches that we saw from the Brewers in 2015. Jimmy Nelson’s curveball, Ariel Pena’s four-seam fastball, Francisco Rodriguez’s changeup, and Will Smith’s slider all separated themselves from the pack in a good way. Now, we come to the natural compliment to that exercise — which Milwaukee offerings proved […]


Which Brewer Had the Best Pitch in 2015?

Most fans of baseball seem to observe the game from a hitting-centric viewpoint. As Warren Spahn once quipped, “hitting is timing, pitching is upsetting timing.” This approach has never appealed to me — I think pitchers have a greater hand in the game than we credit them for. Aside from the fact that they succeed far […]