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The Milwaukee Brewers are expected to have a good team in 2012, which means that finding keepers on their team may be a bit more difficult, as players tend to be overvalued on winning teams.
That said, there are still some players who may be under-the-radar for the Brew Crew.
1B Mat Gamel finally gets his shot at a starting role with the departure of Prince Fielder. Gamel has spent parts of the last 4 years at AAA Nashville, with a slash line of .301/.374/.512. He should be able to hit for a good average while adding 15-20 homeruns.
SP Randy Wolf is often forgotten about, sitting behind the likes of Zack Greinke, Shaun Marcum and Yovanni Gallardo in the Brewers rotation. However, he posted a lower ERA than Greinke in 2011 and matched Marcum with 13 wins (3rd best on the team).
RP Marco Estrada is definitely a player under most people’s radars. He posted a 4.08 ERA with 88 strikeouts in 92.2 innings last year, splitting time between the bullpen and starting. As a starter, he posted ...
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PHOENIX Corey Hart was back in the clubhouse Wednesday morning at Maryvale Baseball Park, on crutches following surgery a day prior to repair his torn right meniscus.
News that he would need surgery was disappointing for Hart, who also missed almost all of spring training a year ago with an oblique injury, but after undergoing the procedure and learning the severity of the injury...
PHOENIX While the rest of the Milwaukee Brewers prepare for an exhibition contest against Oakland at Maryvale Baseball Park on Tuesday, Corey Hart will be in suburban Glendale to undergo surgery on his right knee.Meeting with reporters Monday, Hart said he thinks he may have suffered the injury Feb. 24 when he slipped while making his way to Ryan Braun's nationally televised...
Ryan Braun may have won his appeal, but he has lost plenty of fans. He will not be punished in any way for allegedly testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone, but the issue was one with the handling of the sample rather than the results themselves. Braun may not have taken anything illegal, but it certainly looks like he’s fortunate somebody failed to do their job properly...
PHOENIX The start of Cactus League play is welcomed by players and fans alike. Fans look forward to the chance to welcome back baseball for another year by soaking in the Arizona sun while players embrace the opportunity to hone their skills against real, live competition for the first time.
And while an official score is kept and victories and losses are recorded, spring training...
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Corey Hart will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair torn cartilage in his right knee.Hart is having the procedure done in Glendale, Ariz. by Dr. Evan Lederman and Dr. William Raasch at Arrowhead Hospital.The 29-year-old will need at least three weeks to rehab after the procedure and could miss the start of the season.Hart batted .285 with 26 home runs and...
PHOENIX Corey Hart underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, and the procedure was successful, leaving his estimated return sometime in the range of 3 to 4 weeks.Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said the news was good and that Hart would begin his rehabilitation as early as Wednesday."Dr. (William) Raasch is pretty confident with what he did, Roenicke...
Thankfully this game didn't count the standings as the Brewers saw a combination of bad offense and bad defense propel them to their first defeat of Spring Training, losing 6-0 to the Oakland A's. The Brewers allowed the A's 14 hits and committed 4 errors that led to 4 runs in the loss. Credit to Tom Milone who led the A's pitching staff today, going three innings...
Milwaukee Brewers will finally win a championship in Wisconsin. It’s going to happen this year and it’s going to be amazing. Like the super bowl for two weeks. It’s going to be off the hook crazy.
So, you don’t believe it. I understand. We haven’t won one yet…and we lost Prince.
But hell, it’s Spring. Hope is here. Hell, losersbracket.com lifted the...
You know it's Spring Training When..... (fill in the blank). How many times have we heard or thought those words? Well, that's how last night's contest between San Francisco and Milwaukee felt. After tying, yes I said tying in the first of back to back games the Brewers took home their 1st victory of the Spring, winning 7-3. Starting pitcher Chirs Narveson looked...
Jake Peavy was pleased with his performance after allowing three runs and four hits in a two-inning spring debut for the Chicago White Sox, a 10-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Hoping to make more than 30 starts for the first time since 2007, Peavy said he focused on fastball command, throwing few breaking pitches. He struck out two, walked none, hit a batter and threw...
Jemile Weeks had two hits and tackled his older brother Rickie to end a rundown, helping the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 on Tuesday.
Oakland left-hander Tommy Milone pitched three innings of one-hit ball. Milone is one of four players acquired from Washington for right-hander Gio Gonzalez on December 23.
Milone walked Rickie Weeks to lead off the game but picked...
Matt Cain pitched two scoreless innnings in his spring debut for San Francisco before the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Giants 7-3 Monday night.
Travis Ishikawa and Zelous Wheeler homered and Chris Narveson threw two scoreless innings for the Brewers, who trailed 3-0 after five innings.
Aubrey Huff homered and Gregor Blanco stole two bases and scored twice for the Giants...
As we all know, the road to a fantasy baseball championship is paved with quality late round sleepers -- the guys that cost virtually nothing and give you fifth round return value. When looking at the ADP trend report, there are plenty of fallers out there that still may be worthwhile to you in the later rounds. Not every time you see a name dropping in the ranks is due to poor...