Scooter Gennett Demoted from Kids Club?

With Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett’s recent demotion to Triple-A Colorado Springs, the diminutive player also may have lost his place as the face of the team’s “Kids Club.” Earlier this month an email was sent out advertising the benefits of the Kids Club, which does have its merits to be sure.  It’s interesting, though, […]


Open the Roof, Brewers

I’ve railed against the excessive closing of Miller Park’s roof in the past, and unfortunately I have cause to do so again. I’ll admit it: I just don’t get it. I was reminded recently of a conversation I had with a fellow Brewers fan at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium years ago during which we both […]

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 11:   Shortstop Luis Sardinas #62 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws to first base over Casey McGehee #14 of the San Francisco Giants to complete a double play during the fourth inning of a Cactus League game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Sardinas Callup First Official Glimpse into Gallardo Trade

A report from Todd Rosiak of the Journal Sentinel details how shortstop Luis Sardinas will be called up from the minor leagues to replace Jean Segura, who was placed on the 15-day DL with a finger injury. Obviously yet another injury to a starting player is bad news for the Brewers, who just can’t seem […]


Firing a Manager Brings Out the Worst in (Some) Fans

I’m generally not a fan of firing managers/coaches in any sport.  I’m skeptical that “shaking things up” is the best way to turn around a losing team…but it certainly seems to be a common practice, so what the hell do I know?  I’m not sure what Ron Roenicke could have done to stop Kyle Lohse […]


Orioles and White Sox to Play Behind Closed Doors

In a strange development, a game between the Orioles and White Sox in Baltimore will be played Wednesday afternoon at Camden Yards but will be closed to the public per a Deadspin report. Monday’s and Tuesday’s games have already been postponed, to be made up later as part of a doubleheader.  The Orioles’ next series […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 16: Randal Grichuk #15 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by Kolten Wong #16 after scoring during the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium on April 16, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Brewers Boosting Doubters Early

Before the season started, there was a lot of fiery talk from the Brewers brass.  They were going to build on their “150 days” of first-place fortitude, dadgummit, they were going to use the disappointment of 2014’s conclusion to figure things out successfully in 2015.  And hopefully they’d have a good start to the season […]


What to Make of Brewers Involvement with Problematic DARE Program?

Despite the decades-old wisdom of Charles Barkley, many people continue to think of professional athletes as role models.  A lot of the work done by sports teams and players is certainly admirable – the Brewers Community Foundation has a great reputation for its charitable programs, and plenty of individual players are engaged in their own […]