Age in the Minors: A Levels

It’s easy to focus on the success stories of the 2016 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and ignore the rough season endured by the 2016 Brevard County Manatees. The Milwaukee Brewers system really was split into two different prognoses this season, which provided an excellent reminder that work throughout a minor league system, even during a thus-successful […]


Rolling Out the Barrel: Biloxi, Denson and Hope for the Future

I was able to watch a majority of the Brewers’ three-game series against Miami this week, including a Monday night trip to a mostly-empty Miller Park, and if you caught any of it yourself, you’ll understand why this week’s Rolling Out the Barrel is solely dedicated to the organization’s prospects. With the major-league club stumbling through […]


Coming Out: David Denson Makes, And Continues, History

This weekend, Brewers minor-league outfielder and first baseman David Denson publicly announced that he is gay, becoming the first actively-out gay player on a minor-league affiliate. The 20-year-old was a 15th-round pick of the Brewers in 2013 and plays for Rookie-level Helena. Denson’s history-making announcement adds him to a list of recent out gay pioneers […]