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Let's revisit my 2017 bold predictions

The annual Winter Meetings are in full swing, and while we wait for the Milwaukee Brewers to make some moves, I thought it’d be an appropriate time to check out how my… 577 more words

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Sooooooo... Will Shohei Otani Be Good?

There is maybe nothing more fascinating than the posting process of Shohei Otani, the Japanese wunderkind. Otani is both an elite-level pitching and hitting prospect who, at 24 years old, has decided he wants to make the leap to the States from the NPB for the 2018 season. 1,272 more words

Milwaukee Brewers History: Doc Halladay vs. Milwaukee

The recent passing of Roy “Doc” Halladay had me wondering about the number of times he pitched against the Milwaukee Brewers over the years.  Despite appearing in 416 games (390 of those being starts), I knew some factors worked against Doc matching up against the Brew Crew very often.  1,168 more words

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Today's Sports Stat: October 5, 2017

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames was one of four players this season to slug 30 or more HRs but have less than 70 RBIs. Felix Mantilla was the first player to reach this rare stat when he had 30 HRs and 64 RBI in 1964. 90 more words

Milwaukee Brewers: The most fun season nobody expected

This Milwaukee Brewers team was not supposed to be able to build on their surprisingly entertaining 2016 season. They were supposed to be in the cellar of the National League Central division, with the long road of a rebuild ahead. 446 more words


Hi Ho Hi Ho

“Hi ho hi ho it’s off to work we go ….” was pretty much the theme of the night Tuesday here in Milwaukee, as Brewer manager Craig Counsell sent 7 pitchers to the mound to secure a win versus the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park. 394 more words


Regression to the Mean Machine

Old habits die hard. That, in a nutshell, is the concept behind regression to the mean. To understand this concept, let’s first define what mean, means (and forgive me for sounding like Bill Clinton during the Lewinski affair). 524 more words

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