Comparing Jimmy Nelson's Pitch Mix to that of an Old Friend's
The Brewers once had another big righthander from the South who relied almost exclusively on a fastball/ breaking ball combo.
In his first tour of duty in the Major Leagues, Jimmy Nelson has drawn some notice for his somewhat unusual pitch selection. When he was called up (as many of us, including myself, hoped he would be) the conventional thought was that his fastball and slider...
What we learned: August 29, 2014
Today's lessons include a waiver claim, umpire complaints, and plenty of player analysis.
The Brewers had the day off.
What we learned: August 28, 2014
Today's lessons include a tough loss, a Triple-A affiliate change, and some notes on pitching.
Padres 3, Brewers 2
The Brewers and Padres played in a pitcher's duel for six innings before the Brewers final broke thro...
Brewers claimed Justin Morneau on waivers, could not agree to trade with Rockies
The Brewers have been struggling to find consistently strong production at first base in recent years.
Brewers' first basemen Mark Reynolds and Lyle Overbay have both exceeded expectations this year after originally joining the team on minor league deals. However, that does not mean that the organization couldn't see better production from the position.
The circus was in San Diego this night; Padres walk-off in the 10th, win 3-2
This was a weird game, ladies and gentlemen. It was the "Monty Python's description of Camelot in 'The Holy Grail' movie" of games.
Winning Pitcher: Dale Thayer
Losing Pitcher: Za...
Gamethread #133: Brewers at Padres
Sorry for the lateness!
Jimmy Nelson and Brewers innings limits
The Brewers have a tough decision coming up as to who will stay in the rotation. Could Jimmy Nelson's inning count come into play?
The Brewers have a decision to make, soon. In the next week or two, Matt Garza is expected to come off the disabled list and will require a spot in the starting rotation. The current Brewers rotation consists of Yovani Gallardo, Kyle Lohse...
The BCB Rules Post
We don't want to talk about it, but we have to make sure you know what the rules are.
Good morning everyone. With the final stretch of the season coming up, we know that there can be a little tension among people at times. Especially with the Brewers desperately clinging to a thin lead in the NL Central. With that said, we wanted to give a quick reminder on the rules ...
Padres pounce on poor pitching and defense; Brewers lose 4-1
It just wasn't Jimmy Nelson's night.
Winning Pitcher: Tyson Ross
Losing Pitcher: Jimmy Nelson