Brewers Farm Update

Midseason 2017 #2: 3 Up 3 Down

One of the toughest aspects of following a rebuilding team like the Brewers, which exaggerates problems with following minor league baseball in general, is the sheer lack of information and nearly complete uncertainty involved with prospects. Fans can watch the box scores, and in some cases even the games, without gaining any particular idea of […]


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 […]


Top Brewers Storylines of 2015: Resurrection of the Farm System

On Monday, my colleague Jack Moore covered the departure of Doug Melvin, one of the bigger developments to emerge from this year. While Melvin certainly had his strengths as General Manager, his failures ultimately outweighed his successes — and chief among the former was, as Moore cited, Melvin’s utter inability to construct a respectable minor […]


Milwaukee Brewers Top Prospects: #11-20

This morning, Baseball Prospectus proudly unveiled their Top-10 Brewers Prospects on the main site. The entire piece — which includes scouting reports, fantasy analysis, and an additional blurb on the state of the organization’s youth (full disclosure: I wrote the latter part) — can be read FOR FREE. Just a wealth of information at your fingertips. BP […]


K-Rod Traded To Detroit: Stearns Has No Favorites

Since acquiring him from the New York Mets in the summer of 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers have inked Francisco Rodriguez to four separate contracts, including the two-year, $13 million deal with a club option that he signed prior to the 2015 season. His inevitable return to Miller Park has been an ongoing joke within the Brewers’ […]