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Aces Do Not Exist

If the progression of Brandon Woodruff did not awake the question last season, Corbin Burnes’s ascent through the minors has certainly raised it loud and clear, week in and week out, this season: does the Milwaukee Brewers system have an ace? In the cases of both Woodruff and Burnes, the answer is quick and easy, […]

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Hernan Perez and Talent Off the Scrap Heap

Hernan Perez’s full-season numbers in 2016 were nothing to write home about. The former Tigers top prospect finished with just a .272/.302/.428 batting line, as his modest power wasn’t enough to overcome his inability to reach base with consistency. But Perez really found his groove in the season’s second half. He closed the campaign by […]

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Finding the Next Marco Estrada in Zach Davies

Marco Estrada proved to be a divisive figure amongst fans while on the Milwaukee Brewers. He posted quality numbers in 2012 and 2013 before getting shouted out of town following his disappointing 2014 campaign. His underlying strikeout-to-walk ratios and swing-and-miss rates always endeared himself to some, while others couldn’t stomach his penchant for the long ball, as […]

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Way-Back Machine: Brewers & Over-the-Top Mechanics

Now that the offseason is upon us, I thought it would be entertaining to look back at iconic Baseball Prospectus articles about the Milwaukee Brewers. The BP archives are free for all, which obviously includes non-subscribers, so please follow the link for the remainder of the article. Enjoy. I spent most of the winter in hibernation, […]