This is the sixth part in a nine-part series previewing the Milwaukee Brewers by position heading into Opening Day on March 31.
ON THE ROSTER
Scooter Gennett (.324, 6 HR, 21 RBI, 11 2B in 69 games in 2013)
Rickie Weeks (.209, 10 HR, 24 RBI, 20 2B in 104 games)
2013 IN REVIEW
It was an all too familiar ending for Rickie Weeks, as the veteran ended a frustrating season on the disabled...
Milwaukee Brewers: On Scooter Gennet’s strugglesAn emerging story coming out of the Milwaukee Brewers spring training is Scooter Gennett’s troubles.
In his six games this spring, Gennett has two hits (one for a homerun) and a batting average of .111. His on base percentage is a little better at .200.
Take this in comparison with Rickie Weeks’ statistics from spring so far...
Scooter Gennett of the Brewers launched a massive home run, and first of his career, into the right-field upper deck during the 3rd inning of the Brewers night game against the Rangers on Tuesday night. In keeping with a great tradition his Brewers teammates greeted him with the silent treatment as he headed back to the dugout after rounding the bases. Always fun. [Hot Clicks] Article...
How exactly did Ryan Gennett come to go by Scooter?
"I gave it to myself when I was about 5," Gennett said of the nickname.
When his mother would try to put his seatbelt on in the car, Gennett would click it off. She'd click it back in. He'd yank it right off. One day she got fed up. She took her son to the local police station to have officers teach him about...