Update: Cashing Out OFP 2

Earlier this week, I examined the surplus added by Brewers GM David Stearns, which is undoubtedly one of the reasons the club is performing quite well. Stearns, in stark contrast to recently famous rebuilds in Chicago and his previous front office (Houston), is building competitive clubs at the MLB level by cashing in on short-term […]


Rolling Out the Barrel: Slingin’ Stearns is at it again

Happy Friday! I’ve been buried under grad-school finals and poorly-timed physical illness (perhaps not unrelated), so I was away last week and we’re going to keep it short and sweet this week. Maybe that’s appropriate as we enter the post-Winter-Meetings period of the offseason, which can get a bit dull, at times. As we bid […]


Brewers Get Creative, Trade Rogers To Pittsburgh

On Thursday, December 17, the Milwaukee Brewers announced that they traded first baseman Jason Rogers to Pittsburgh for minor-league outfielder Keon Broxton and minor-league righty Trey Supak.  ***** The mark of a successful general manager is often executing the necessary moves with aplomb. Trade near free agents for prospects. Sign bounce-back candidates on minor-league deals. […]