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Age in the Minors: Southern League

Now that the affiliated minor leagues are finished with their regular season games, I would like to investigate the context of minor league statistics in order to determine whether (or how) such statistics present meaningful information. Minor league statistics are extremely difficult to judge at a surface glance, since one may not know a player’s […]

Brewers Farm Update

Midseason Prospects: 3 Up 3 Down

While Brewers fans undoubtedly learned to follow the minor league box scores during last year’s rough MLB campaign, turning increasingly more attention to prospects and future value, there’s no better time to summarize fan prospect gazing than the All-Star Break. Our beloved Milwaukee Nine won’t play until Friday, so BPMilwaukee is running an extended “Three […]

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Rolling Out the Barrel: The Pitching and Catching Report

Pitchers and catchers have officially reported to Maryvale! This mostly means nothing. Actual Spring Training games are still a couple weeks away, and all today is really going to bring us is some grainy beat writer photos of Jimmy Nelson running around in the Maryvale outfield — which, if we’re being honest, we desperately need. […]