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Health Department Must Approve Reopening of Friday’s Front Row – Does That Make You Feel Safe?

Following a kitchen fire earlier this week, Friday’s Front Row in Miller Park will reopen tomorrow on a limited basis.  Fans with tickets to Brewers home games in Friday’s seating areas will be able to experience “limited food service.”  There will be beverage service only (no food) at the restaurant bar.  Until further notice, Friday’s […]

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5 New Questions About the 2014 Brewers

Before the season started, I had 10 Questions About the 2014 Brewers.  It’s interesting in hindsight to see what I was concerned about at the time.  In many cases, the players I was unsure of have exceeded expectations – including Khris Davis, Aramis Ramirez, and Matt Garza.  Now that more than half of the 2014 season […]

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Is “God Bless America” in the 7th Inning Permanent?

With the Washington Nationals in town, my thoughts turn to our nation’s capital and its most famous exports – burdensome attempts at social engineering, paternalistic rules that are unequally enforced, excessive regulations that benefit powerful interests, shortsighted laws with destructive unintended consequences, and never-ending reminders that the road to hell is paved with good intentions.  […]

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Brewers Wall of Honor is Just Spiffy

Yesterday the Brewers unveiled the new Wall of Honor display on the north side of Miller Park outside left field.  The brainchild of former Brewer player and current Brewer official Craig Counsell, the Wall is meant to commemorate players (plus Uecker and Selig) who left their mark on the franchise.  Individuals earn a spot on […]

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No Sympathy for Fan Interference

Yesterday’s Brewers-Pirates game refuted the notion put forth by some casual baseball fans that a 1-0 game isn’t interesting.  If your heart wasn’t rattling your rib cage with every beat when K-Rod had two on with one out in the ninth, I wonder how you know you’re alive (in fairness, you may have a better […]

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Why Not Bat the Pitcher Eighth? (Because No One Else Does)

In a recent Brewers.com Notebook, Adam McCalvy reported Ron Roenicke is open to the idea of putting the pitcher in the eighth spot of the batting order: “It has been discussed for the past four or five days, [and] there is merit to it,” Roenicke said. “It depends on your personnel, really on who is […]

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