The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired RHP Francisco Rodriguez in a trade with the New York Mets. The deal includes two players to me named later and cash considerations. News of the trade broke literally minutes after Prince Fielder was named the 2011 All-Star Game MVP. K-Rod will be expected to bolster a Brewers bullpen who have really struggled of late. "Francisco has … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Francisco Rodriguez from the New York Mets
By: Melissa S. Wollering The Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation, questionable from Day 1, incurs injuries and declines in quality start production. That triggers work overload for the bullpen as Bill Castro cracks a figurative whip on exhausted arms. The outfield starts running down long balls; the infield must save their pitcher’s derrière as he walks batters, throws wild … [Read more...] about The Hunt For Ken’s Machtober: Domino Effect
By Melissa S. Wollering and Jake McCormick It’s safe to say that the NL Central is deadlocked in a tight race for who wants it the least. The division is similar to Toppers or Papa John’s pizza in that it’s good until you notice the higher quality competition made with better ingredients. The St. Louis Cardinals have been consistently holding the first place spot since early … [Read more...] about Brewers-Cardinals exchange: May the most mediocre man win!