Doug Melvin: Learning and Autonomy

Doug Melvin will no longer serve as the Milwaukee Brewers’ general manager in 2016. Reports suggest the club seeks a replacement who is young, hungry and friendly to analytics. It’s long been hinted that Ray Montgomery came to Milwaukee in 2014 with a foot in the door for the next GM job; however, the Brewers have hired a […]


Game 97 Recap: Brewers 2, Diamondbacks 1

TOP PLAY (WPA): In the top of the sixth inning with nobody out, Ryan Braun broke the scoreless tie by going opposite field on the first pitch for his 18th home run of the season (+.162 WPA). Unlike last night, there was nobody on base for Braun, but a solo shot proved devastating enough as […]


Dealin’ Doug at the Trade Deadline

One of the beautiful aspects of professional sports is that even when your team happens to be down in the dumps, the anticipation of something else always remains. It’s not a stretch to suggest that prospect watching and trade rumors often fill the imagination of any dedicated fan. Dreaming on that hot-shot shortstop who can’t legally buy a […]