PECOTA Trends in the NL Central

It’s been a long winter in Wisconsin, and one that our other professional sports teams have only filled with heartbreak (Packers endure drubbing by Falcons in NFC Championship; Bucks’ former #2 overall pick Jabari Parker tears left ACL for the second time in 3 years). But we have finally made it to February, and even […]


What We Can Learn About Wily Peralta from his 2016 PECOTA Projection

Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell recently named embattled righty Wily Peralta as his Opening Day starter. On pure performance, this is a surprise and generally undeserved. However, this is a club without a clear choice for this spot, and Counsell’s decision is therefore likely as much about motivation and confidence than anything else. Veteran Matt Garza […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers-Workouts

The 2016 Milwaukee Brewers Fantasy Team Preview

Relatively speaking, the PECOTA forecasting system likes the 2016 Brewers. While they are still projected to finish well short of the playoffs, a 78-84 final record would represent a ten-win improvement on the tire fire that was 2015. A lot of people are sleeping on the Brewers, or so the projections seem to think. But […]


Rolling Out the Barrel: The Fruit Salad of a Brewer’s Life

The pitchers and catchers reported last Friday, but the real work starts today, as the Brewers hold their first full-squad workout in Maryvale. With the first Spring Training games just a couple of days away, the long offseason is really starting to feel like it’s coming to a close. No more projections, no more predictions, […]