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The Platoon You Wish Existed

On February 2nd, first baseman Jesus Aguilar became a member of the Milwaukee Brewers, after being claimed off of waivers from the Cleveland Indians. Aguilar, a 26-year-old right-handed hitter, has only appeared in 35 Major League games, totaling 64 plate appearances. In an extremely small sample size, the Venezuelan slashed .172/.234/.190 during that three year […]

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2017 Brewers Fantasy Preview

The Milwaukee Brewers are not the world’s most interesting team for fantasy baseball purposes. They have two good players and then a lot of interesting young ones, but not a ton in the middle. However, those young players are generally worth monitoring throughout the season, particularly if playing time develops in either the outfield or […]

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Assessing Roster Moves II: Trending Sideways

It was difficult to discern a roster building plan during the Brewers’ two week stretch of Rule 5 roster protection and waiver-and-designate, but that sense has disappeared completely this week. First, GM David Stearns effectively closed his waiver spree by signing Korean Baseball Organization superstar Eric Thames, adding a well-priced value play to the MLB […]