Three moves to hassle the Hoff and shake up the Milwaukee Brewers

Trevor Hoffman

Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio was willing to can manager Ned Yost with 15 games left in the 2008 Wild Card race. Last August, he fired pitching coach Bill Castro, options the struggling JJ Hardy to Triple A, and showed Bill Hall the door. If Attanasio wants to keep a consistent message, he needs to make at least one of these three moves. [Read more…]

What’s Wrong With Milwaukee: Macha, Melvin or More?

Ken Macha

Photo, Article By: Melissa S. Wollering

When it’s all said and done, I know I’ve done the best job I can do. Those almost sound like words of defeat and finality. In fact, they are the words of Manager Ken Macha after the Milwaukee Brewers eighth consecutive loss at home to the Phillies Sunday night.

Perhaps more fitting, though, are the words of Casey McGehee.  Managers sometimes get too much credit and too much blame. So is that the case with Ken Macha and the state of the Milwaukee Brewers? Is Doug Melvin’s management and his talent busts partially to blame? Have the players failed themselves by providing little visible player leadership presence in the clubhouse? [Read more…]