It’s now quite clear. The Milwaukee Brewers front office is putting its confidence in younger arms. Four years and $42M later, the club releases starting pitcher Jeff Suppan in favor of some farm system hopefuls and anyone whose names begin with Chris, John, Kameron or Zach. The Brewers organization will pay Jeff Suppan upwards of $10M not to play. That’s including a $2M … [Read more...] about Brewers Show Suppan the Door, Pump Arms from AAA Pipeline
Does your bench not stretch? Can we use you if you catch? Is there anyone for innings when we need you for some winnings? Are we down to just the pitchers if we made some fielding switchers? Does your bench not stretch? Bases loaded and one down in the tenth. Joe Inglett (coming off his own ankle problem) and Craig Counsell have been used. Jody Gerut nursing a bruised heel … [Read more...] about How Thin Can the Brewers Bench Get?
Baseball decisions are often made based on percentages, and the sabermetric movement has fostered some unorthodox theories in the eyes of purists and the average fan. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about Doug Melvin’s wacky pitching experiment deserves MLB consideration
Marco Estrada, Zack Braddock, John Axford and Jonathan Lucroy. These are not names you necessarily expected to see playing in the majors for the Milwaukee Brewers this season. However, after a series of disappointing performances by veterans, injuries to Doug Davis, Gregg Zaun and others and no where else to turn, Doug Melvin and Ken Macha choose to raid their farm system … [Read more...] about Can the Brewers Farm System Save the Season?