Maldonado’s Future with the Brewers

Martin Maldonado made his debut in Milwaukee in 2011 and has been the Brewers’ backup catcher since broke into the big leagues. He hasn’t started more than 66 games in a season; however, since Jonathan Lucroy blossomed into one of the game’s best catchers during his tenure, it’s understandable that Maldonado has had a difficult time earning playing […]

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Lucroy’s Trade Market Will Simmer A Bit Longer

Spring training has now officially begun (yay!), and Jonathan Lucroy remains a member of the Milwaukee Brewers. Despite his public comments this offseason about not wanting to be a part of a rebuilding situation, the Brewers’ starting catcher remains a key part of this rebuilding organization. The question therefore remains: How long will that be the […]

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You Bet His Life: Setting Odds for Jonathan Lucroy’s New Employer

Jonathan Lucroy has kept the hot stove roaring into late January. First, Baseball Prospectus launched their new defensive catching metrics, and we were all reminded –despite his down 2015 — Lucroy has a long and deeply established track record as one of the best pitch framers of the modern era. Then, Lucroy had the audacity to […]


Odds & Ends: Trading Khris Davis & Lucroy’s Trade Comments

RECENT SIGNINGS OPEN UP MARKET FOR KHRIS DAVIS? With Yoenis Cespedes re-signing in New York and Justin Upton inking a long-term deal with Detroit, the stagnating outfield market seems to finally have jumped to life. Dexter Fowler and Austin Jackson still have to find homes. As the latter two are primarily center fielders, though, it’s […]


Why We’re Wrong To Criticize Lucroy For Wanting Trade

After a relatively toothless December in Wisconsin, the winter weather has finally blanketed the Midwest in January, bringing below-zero temperatures and a handful of flurries. The winter meetings ended over a month ago. The Green Bay Packers departed the NFL Playoffs in a simultaneously exhilarating and soul-crushing manner. The Milwaukee Brewers haven’t made a transaction […]

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Insight into the Brewers’ Upcoming Trade Strategy

As a team that does not expect to compete in 2016, the Milwaukee Brewers shouldn’t be tied to any single player who isn’t a sho0-in to be an integral part of the organization’s next playoff team, a category which is basically limited to youngish superstars and high-quality prospects. The Brewers are light on superstars, but — […]


The Third-Base Options On The Trade Market

Here are some things we can say, to varying degrees of certainty, about the Milwaukee Brewers: They need a third baseman for the future. In the 2011 offseason, Aramis Ramirez came to Milwaukee, where he manned the hot corner for three-plus years. The club traded him to Pittsburgh this past July, and they’d like to find […]