The Worst Called Strike of the Season

The worst called ball of the season was literally a fastball in the middle of the strike zone. That makes it genuinely the worst called ball imaginable, with the consolation being that it at least didn’t matter very much. When I’ve written these posts in the past, I’ve noted that the bad called balls look worse than the bad called strikes. There is no called-strike equivalent...
Via Fangraphs
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookies Pena, Peterson help Brewers sweep Reds in twinbill

CINCINNATI -- Rookie Shane Peterson hit his first career home run, Elian Herrera added his second homer of the day and Ariel Pena got the win in his major league debut as the Milwaukee Brewers completed a sweep of their day-night doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds with a 7-3 win on Saturday. Peterson led off the sixth inning with a 366-foot drive into the right field seats...
Via Associated Press
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers awarded 1b/OF Peterson off waivers

Less than a week after being claimed by the Chicago Cubs, Shane Peterson is changing clubs yet again. The Milwaukee Brewers claimed Peterson off waivers from the Cubs on Tuesday, filling their lone open spot on the 40-man roster. Peterson hit .308 with 11 home runs, 40 doubles, five triples and 90 RBI in 2014 for Triple-A Sacramento in Oakland's organization. The left-handed hitter...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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