This weekend, Manager Ken Macha could have announced what role Doug Davis would play for the pitching staff and how that might affect the rest of the roster. Instead, Ken Macha announced Doug Davis will most likely make a start for the team sometime before the All Star break. First, however, he will make a third rehab start June 30 in Class A ball in Appleton. By: Melissa … [Read more...] about Brewers Doug Davis Waiting in Wings
By: Melissa S. Wollering Humor me for a hot stove moment. The Milwaukee Brewers have a ton of offensive issues. When the pitching is adequate (a rarity some weeks, yes) the bats don’t back it up. When the offense is on fire, the pitching might be as murky as the Menomonee River near the city’s wastewater treatment plant. So if the Houston Astros start putting up the first … [Read more...] about When Will the Houston Astros Selling Shoe Drop?
By: Melissa S. Wollering The first four starting pitchers have been named to the Milwaukee Brewers rotation. No surprise, Yovani Gallardo, Randy Wolf, Doug Davis and Dave Bush will start in that order. After watching Spring Training in Arizona this year, I figured that. But I made one other prediction: if Jeff Suppan got the hint he would not be named #5, he’d fake … [Read more...] about Jeff Suppan Claims Neck Injury, Coincidence? Or Just In Time?
By: Melissa S. Wollering For the next week, we’ll be coming to you live from Arizona and Cactus League play. A majority of my coverage will focus on the Milwaukee Brewers, but we’ll also throw is a taste of what’s going on with the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox and more. We start with what the Milwaukee Brewers … [Read more...] about Live From Spring Training: 31 Compete to Pitch for Milwaukee Brewers
By: Melissa S. Wollering Ben Sheets is filled with rage. CC Sabathia has raised his eyebrows, slightly impressed. Rollie Fingers is rejoicing from his leather lounger and the Pittsburgh Pirates now feel utterly-and-completely-screwed as opposed to just sort-of-screwed. Doug Melvin has assembled the first real starting pitching rotation Milwaukee Brewers fans have seen in … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Brewers Possess First Real Pitching Rotation in Years