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Jordan Mader

  • joined Mar 30, 2008
  • last login Jul 29, 2014
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I write about the Brewers and I am a recent UW-Madison grad. I currently work as a Research Analyst in Madison.

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Huston Street reminds us that relievers are costly

18

Street is headed to the Angels for 4 prospects. It makes sense for them, but the Brewers don't need to making this type of deal.

Considering a different type of trade

11

The Brewers don't necessarily need to ship a prospect to a team out of contention to improve the team at the trade deadline.

Phillies 3, Brewers 2: TOOTBLAN City

45

The Brewers offense struggled again, making 3 outs on the basepaths in a tough loss to the Phillies.

Thoughts at the Halfway Point

16

Musing about trade possibilities, strengths, weaknesses, and playoff chances 80 games in.

What we learned: June 24, 2014

23

The Brewers took a loss on game 1 of the homestand. Here's your daily news update.

Nationals 3, Brewers 0: Nothing happens

12

Adam LaRoche hit a home run and that was about it.

Molina vs. Lucroy: catcher HBP numbers

7

Maybe Jonathan Lucroy wasn't lying about saying he isn't fond of pitchers hitting batters.

Brewers 5, Mets 1 in 13: Lucroy breaks it open

30

It was a wacky 13 innings but the Brewers pulled out a big victory with 4 runs in the top of the 13th.

It's time for Jimmy Nelson

53

On a middling team it would make sense for Marco Estrada to work out his problems in the rotation. But there are too many bad signs, and too good a replacement option, for the contending Brewers to...

Brewers 2, Mets 6: The Estrada home run curse

39

The Brewers lost, it was stupid.

What BCB said about 1st round picks over the years

43

Checking in on the 1st round picks since 2007 and how BCB reacted to them at the time.

Twins Series Preview: An interleague home and home

25

Two members of the bottom of the Twins rotation take their turns as Minnesota visits Miller Park.

Brewers 9, Cubs 0: Kyle Lohse shuts 'em out

67

Lohse threw a shutout and drove in 2 runs with his bat.

Brewers make lateral roster move, call up Falu

34

After Jimmy Nelson was sent back down according to plan, the Brewers basically swapped poor-hitting backup shortstop for poor-hitting backup shortstop.

Brewers 7, Marlins 1: Brewers beat up Randy Wolf

18

Top prospect Jimmy Nelson threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings in season debut and got his first career Major League win.

Braun returns, batting second

11

Guess who's back.

Jimmy Nelson held back from AAA start

8

The Brewers' #1 prospect is ready and waiting if the Brewers need him to fill in for Yovani Gallardo on Sunday.

Marco Estrada's battle with the changeup

3

Estrada was hit around for 4 ER in 5 innings on Sunday against the Cubs, and he thinks it is the fault of his changeup.

Brewers 6, Yankees 5: Walkoff winner for Reynolds!

58

Rickie Weeks went 3-5, K-Rod blew a save, and the Brewers won in the bottom of the 9th.

Batting 3rd and Playing 2nd, Rickie Weeks

16

The backup second baseman gets his first start against a right-hander this year.

Yankees Preview: When the Yankees visited in '05

17

The Brewers/Yankees 3-game series in 2005 was something of a turning point for the franchise. And, yes, there are previews of the pitching matchups.

Let's talk about run differential

81

Rob Neyer wrote an interesting story yesterday that hit the Brewers about being lucky so far. I don't think he's quite right.

Brewers 5, Dbacks 7: Offense shut down after 1st

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Brandon Kintzler blew a 5-4 lead in the eighth, and the Brewers will have to win tomorrow to take the series.

Reds 4, Brewers 3: Walkoff loss in 10 innings

89

The BrewersKhris Davis and Scooter Gennett hit home runs but the bullpen could not hold a late lead and the Brewers lost the series to the Reds.

Why early wins are so important

28

A win is a win is a win, whether it's in April, July, or September. But strategically, April wins may be most important for surprise contenders like the Brewers.

Brewers 5, Cardinals 3 in 12 innings

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Khris Davis 1-6 with 4 strikeouts but drove in the winning run in the 12th in a huge win over the Cardinals.

Series Preview: The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park

31

The Cubs play the Brewers in a 3-game series over the weekend. What follows is loosely related to that topic.

Padres 2, Brewers 1: Crew goes down in extras

40

Scooter Gennett provided the only Brewer scoring of the night in a 12-inning loss.

Should Jeff Bianchi take Rickie Weeks's job?

61

Rickie Weeks has struggled early on. How much separates him from Jeff Bianchi going forward?

Comparing the Offenses of NL Central Contenders

16

Would you rather have the position players of the Pirates, Brewers, Cardinals, and Reds for the rest of the season?

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