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How Milwaukee Can Benefit from Large Market Suckers

The offseason has been slow across Major League Baseball, and it has been no different in Milwaukee. Other than the two-year, $15.5 million splash they made to sign free agent starter Jhoulys Chacin, Milwaukee has made only two other MLB acquisitions: Yovani Gallardo in a homecoming pity-signing to potentially play a swingman role, and LHP […]

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A Big Splash is not the Answer

Fresh off a surprise 86-win season, David Stearns and company are licking their chops to make some moves and build off the team’s promising 2017 season. According to Kyle Lesniewski of Brew Crew Ball, the organization has money to spend. The Brewers payroll has been under 65 million dollars two years in a row. The […]

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Chris Carter’s Success and the Brewers’ 2016 Plan

This offseason, Brewers GM David Stearns pursued a low-risk, high-reward strategy of building a big-league team. He spent the first few months of his tenure accumulating minor league assets, and he continued to do that as he traded pieces from his big league club. This strategy acknowledged that the team was unlikely to be competitive […]