A re-post from 2010 in honor of chorizo, Taco Tuesday and Cinco de Mayo By: Melissa S. Wollering This past week, the Klements’ Racing Sausages made Forbes List of America’s Favorite Mascots. Anyone who knows the loveable seven-foot meat products, knows they are always invited to a tailgate and were even invited to be on SportsCenter commercials. However, the newest … [Read more...] about Chorizo Offers Five Tips for Milwaukee Brewers on Cinco De Mayo
Casey McGehee’s Knee Could Have Cost Him Stellar Season
Casey McGehee doesn’t mind having 26 RBIs on the month as of Friday. It’s the most in the majors in August and is several shy of a few club hitting records, namely Gorman Thomas (32 in 1979) and Cecil Cooper (32 in 1980). It’s also an impressive number considering that at this time last year, McGehee was just trying to keep his knee serviceable. “There were days that even … [Read more...] about Casey McGehee’s Knee Could Have Cost Him Stellar Season
Chris Capuano: Comeback Kid?
Earlier this week, Manny Parra was ushered out of the starting rotation. That paved a path for Milwaukee Brewers' Chris Capuano, who starts Saturday against Pittsburgh. “When I step onto the mound tomorrow, it will be a feeling of freedom,” said Capuano. “It’s a feeling of release. I can get let go. That’s truly the time you can enjoy the fruits of your labor.” Three … [Read more...] about Chris Capuano: Comeback Kid?
Yovani Gallardo’s South Side Scare
I grew up less than four miles from the spot Milwaukee Brewers' starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo was robbed at gunpoint overnight Thursday into Friday. I was also there when he spoke to reporters Friday afternoon and Yo was certainly a little freaked out, enough to probably avoid S. 20th and Lincoln Ave. for a few months. Gallardo and one of the Brewers’ clubhouse attendants … [Read more...] about Yovani Gallardo’s South Side Scare
Ken Macha Admits His Mancrush on Weeks
Milwaukee Brewers Manager Ken Macha says that Rickie Weeks' approach and work ethic at the plate makes him one of his favorite players. Macha isn't sure how to rank them all, he just knows Weeks is up there. He has even compared Rickie to baseball Hall of Famers. "I don't know how to rank people. It's hard to do that," Macha said. "I talked about [Andre] Dawson the other day … [Read more...] about Ken Macha Admits His Mancrush on Weeks