The Successful Rebuild

On Wednesday, Forbes published their annual ranking of MLB franchise valuations, completed with individual breakdowns of revenue, operating income, and additional franchise details. The Brewers details are available here, and, like 2016, the Brewers are once again quite a successful MLB team. Prior to interest, taxes, amortization, and depreciation, Forbes estimates that the Brewers ownership […]


MLBPA Elitism and Minor League Pay

The recent announcement of H.R. 5580 into the United States House of Representatives brought justifiable outrage at the institution of Major League Baseball. The proposal, which would exempt minor league baseball players from specific labor laws and certain legal powers against their employer, comes in an era of economic growth and is also well-timed to […]


Oppose HR 5580

Over the last couple of months at BP Milwaukee, we’ve tried to help make the case for improving minor leagues wages across Major League Baseball. The BPMilwaukee editorial staff fully supports the class-action lawsuit in California (now Florida), lead by minor league hurler-turned lawyer Garrett Broshuis, that is working to improve working conditions through the […]