Brewers and Reds in Similar Boat After Trade Deadline

Before the season started I did a Q&A here with Brian of Reds blog Chris Sabo’s Goggles. There’s a link in that post to a companion piece at his site.  As MLB records currently stand, it looks like I was painfully overvaluing the Brewers, predicting an 80-82 finish.  Brian was more realistic in his evaluation of […]

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 8: Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a solo home run off of Jimmy Nelson #52 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth inning at Miller Park on May 8, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 8/2/15

Editor’s note: Usual author of the Weekly Hangover, my colleague Enrique Bakemeyer, is on vacation.  So I’m filling in for him this week. -NM Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best […]

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 06:  Gerardo Parra #28 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws his bat after drawing a walk in the bottom of the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park on August 06, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Brewers Fans Nervous as Deadline Approaches

With the Milwaukee Brewers out of the race to the playoffs for the entire season, fans understandably are a bit anxious as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches.  With a lame-duck season, many have waited patiently but with great curiosity to find out if the club would finally face reality and move players at the […]


Brewers Go “All In” Again

MILWAUKEE – It looks like the Brewers could be headed to the big dance, after all. In a startling series of calculated trades Friday, Milwaukee general manager Doug Melvin showed that he’s not going down without a fight. It’s been rumored that Melvin, 62, would take a backseat role with the Brewers following the 2015 season, stepping […]

All Star Game

What is the Argument in Favor of the All-Star Game “Counting?”

It has been well over a decade that the outcome of the MLB All-Star Game has determined home field advantage for the World Series.  Babies born in 2003, the first year that the All-Star Game “counted” are almost teenagers.  Those children have lived their whole lives in a world where commercials like this one remind […]