Scooter Gennett Takes Walks Now

Once a player has played for a couple seasons or so at the major-league level, we can conclusively say some things about their abilities, and their shortcomings. With a large enough sample, the Dennis Green Rule goes into effect: Players will be who we thought they were. Jimmy Nelson, for instance, will probably always struggle against left-handers, who […]

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Nick Hagadone And Recapturing The Magic

The Brewers have brought in a boatload of starting pitching reinforcement as of late. Adrian Houser and Josh Hader came over in the Carlos Gomez trade; Zach Davies arrived in exchange for Gerardo Parra; and Jean Segura helped them acquire Chase Anderson. At the same time, the bullpen hasn’t really received many upgrades, probably because […]


Chase Anderson and Zach Davies: Masters of the Changeup

Among the many young faces on the Brewers, Chase Anderson is something of a veteran. At age 28, he has 267.0 major-league innings under his belt, meaning he should be able to impart some wisdom on his rotational cohorts. One of them, Zach Davies, shares some traits with Anderson — they both came to Milwaukee in […]