Trust the Rotation

Entering 2017, the Milwaukee Brewers employed a rotational turn consisting of five righties: Junior Guerra, Zach Davies, Wily Peralta, Chase Anderson, and Jimmy Nelson. Coupled with Matt Garza on the disabled list, this major group was 20 runs below average over 845.3 innings in 2016. The sole positive producers were Guerra and Davies, the former […]


Low Rotation Shift

The Brewers allegedly signed free agent Yovani Gallardo over the weekend, with official announcement of the deal awaiting physical. Brewers fans either expressed joy at seeing the return of Gallardo, or expressed puzzlement at GM David Stearns’s move, with the historical cynics taking their chance to point out how Gallardo’s position among the franchise’s best […]


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, […]


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, […]