Over the next two weeks, we’ll be going through the offseason moves in the AL and NL Central. Day one (today), we’ll start with the easiest team to grade: The Kansas City Royals. The best thing about grading the Royals? It doesn’t really matter what we give them, they will probably take last place in the AL Central. Let’s look at what they did: Additions: Jeff Francoeur, … [Read more...] about Offseason Grading: The Kansas City Royals
What a coup this is for the Milwaukee Brewers. With a deal like this in place, the Brew Crew have to be considered right up there with the Cards and Reds as favorites in the NL Central. Tonight it was leaked that they acquired one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball. … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Cy Young Winner Zach Greinke
By: Melissa S. Wollering Since 1954, only 56 starting rotations have sheepishly admitted finishing with a higher ERA than the Milwaukee Brewers hold this season. That’s the same season Jim “Dusty” Rhodes helped led the SF Giants to a World Series win, Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio and RCA manufactured the first color TV set. The first Burger King was opened in Miami … [Read more...] about Hunt for Ken’s Machtober: Make or Break for 2010
By: Melissa S. Wollering The raging submarine has surfaced. The Man with the Mustache has parted the Milwaukee Brewers’ plagued sea from which coast guard officials were picking up distress signals. Adios to pitching coach Bill Castro. Enter Chris Bosio straight from country music land. Speaking of, if your tween wants to party with JJ Hardy, she’ll have to hitch a plane … [Read more...] about The Hunt for Ken’s Machtober: Mayday, Mayday!
By Soxman and Melissa S. Wollering You have to reach back to years of California's rolling blackouts, Mad Cow disease media-hype and the release of the very first Apple's IPod for the last time the Chicago White Sox played the Milwaukee Brewers. 2001 was remarkable. Fast-forward to 2009, as Soxman and Melissa cheese it up about the latest meeting between the two teams, … [Read more...] about Hold the Cheese: A Sox-Brewers Exchange