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Brew Crew Ball Jan 10, 2019
Milwaukee Brewers in heavy pursuit of an infielder, per report

Milwaukee Brewers in heavy pursuit of an infielder, per report

Stearns might give Brewer nation another January surprise. David Stearns does the unexpected one more time, and the month of January has become his magic month. Unless you dwell in caves, you know that the Brewers struck a trade for Christian Yelich and signed Lorenzo Cain last January. This year it is happening again. Yasmani Grandal signed a one-year contract for $18.25 million to join the Brew Crew. The Brewers are absolutely in “go-for-it” mode. The next step could be the signing of a second or third baseman. The Milwaukee Brewers did their best work last January, and they’re...
Call to the Pen Jan 5, 2019

Milwaukee Brewers: Do they have enough in the starting rotation?

Is the starting rotation deep and reliable enough to support the Milwaukee Brewers defense of its NL Central title in 2019? The Milwaukee Brewers enter 2019 s the defending NL Central champions. They have an All-Star level outfield of Ryan Braun, Lorenzo Cain and MVP Christian Yelich which – in company with first baseman Jesus […] Milwaukee Brewers: Do they have enough in the starting rotation? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Brew Crew Ball Dec 27, 2018
Brewers Year in Review: Top Defensive Plays

Brewers Year in Review: Top Defensive Plays

There is a Reason the Brewers were the Second Best Team in Baseball in DRS As we approach the end of 2018, it is always fun to look back on some of best highlights of the season. When looking at more advanced defensive metrics, Milwaukee was one the best teams in MLB (second in Defensive Runs Saved and fourth in overall defense according to Fangraphs). With such a quality defensive team, examples of defensive prowess are easy to come by. The problem is narrowing them down into five. In no particular order, here are five of the top defensive plays made by the Brew Crew in 2018. Lorenzo Cain...
Brew Crew Ball Dec 26, 2018
Travis Shaw’s hidden breakout season

Travis Shaw’s hidden breakout season

The underlying numbers reveal that Shaw was a better hitter in 2018 than he had ever been before. While Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain are the names that come to mind when thinking of David Stearns’ best acquisitions, Travis Shaw should rank highly on that list as well. After being acquired for Tyler Thornburg prior to the 2017 season, Shaw proceeded to break out with the Brewers. He slashed .273/.349/.513 for a 120 wRC+ to go along with a career-high 31 home runs. Shaw followed that up with a strong 2018 season, slashing .241/.345/.480 for a 119 wRC+. He also bested his home run total...

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