A 20-7 start to the year showed Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and manager Ron Roenicke how good this current team can be, but with a little under four days away from the non-waiver trade deadline, are they certain how good they will be as the team makes a playoff push?
The New York Yankees are in Milwaukee for the first time since 1995, and it marks the first time CC Sabathia has been back since his epic performance of 2008. He has fond memories of the city and in helping the Brewers reach the postseason for the first time since 1982.
The Milwaukee Brewers bullpen corps is again off to a good start. There are some differences, however, between this year's group and last year's and the team hopes those are enough to keep it strong throughout the entire season.
OnMilwaukee.com took a look at how exactly the Milwaukee Brewers have managed to become one of the National League's most successful franchises since 2007. Included in this three-part series on "Building the Brewers" we take a look at how the club has managed the bottom line with smart spending, how difficult it really is to develop young players at the major league level and finally, how a change in the evaluation of pitching allows the franchise to take risks.
In the final part of OnMilwaukee.com's look at how this Milwaukee Brewers team has been built - primarily through smart spending and ongoing development - sometimes that means taking a big risk. Such was the case with picking pitcher Wei-Chung Wang in the Rule 5 draft. It could turn out to be a short-lived experiment that is coming to a quick end, or a shrewd move that sets the organization up for continued success.
In the end it all felt so familiar for the Milwaukee Brewers. Squaring off against an overmatched San Diego Padres team in the final game of the 2012 season, the Crew powered their way to an early lead only to watch it all slip away due to an underperforming bullpen. Ultimately, game number 162 w...
Recently, Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said that Melvin and Macha’s jobs are safe and no changes on that side of the team are imminent. I personally think Ken and Doug should be sitting on one of those donut seats for hemorrhoids because they are on a such a hot seat. But I dont have enou...