Tag Archives: Milwaukee Brewers

Ronald Belisario won’t be around anymore, so could John Axford be his replacement?

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The non-tender deadline was yesterday, with Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis, Kenley Jansen, and Ronald Belisario all needing decisions. The Dodgers decided to non-tender Beli, and we all assume the other three will be dealt with. #Dodgers non-tender Ronald Belisario, bit of a surprise — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) December 3, 2013 This was a surprise, not because Beli deserved to be ... Read More »

Hanley talks extension, seeking relief help + in on Cuban trio of Gonzalez, Hinojosa, Alvarez

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Hanley Ramirez would like to remain a Dodger for life, reports Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Hanley Ramirez said that if the Dodgers approach him at any time about extending his contract, he would be open to talking. “Definitely, because I want to stay here,” Ramirez said. “I want to stay here forever.” Ramirez will become a free ... Read More »

Dodgers Trade Targets: Taking A Look At Aramis, Hart, Dempster, Cuddyer, Hamels

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So with the Dodgers basically looking at everybody, and with the Carlos Lee trade falling through, the team has now revealed five teams that their scouts are watching intently as potential trading partners. Dodgers scouts have an increased presence with Milwaukee, as well as continued coverage of the Chicago Cubs, Colorado, Philadelphia and Minnesota. The players believed in their sights ... Read More »

MLB Should Ban Home Plate Collisions … And Takeout Slides

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As I watched Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro get absolutely lit up in a home plate collision with Mat Gamel of the Milwaukee Brewers, I wondered to myself why this aspect of baseball was even necessary. I’m obviously not the first person to suggest this, and I’ve read all the criticism of writers who have previously suggested such rule changes, ... Read More »

Controversial walk-off will be the story, but real question is what Don Mattingly was thinking

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The popular discussion about this game will revolve around the blown call that ended it, but that kind of stuff will happen from time to time, just ask the Padres. For my interests, the real discussion should revolve around exactly what Don Mattingly was thinking late in the game. —– As it got down to the late innings of a ... Read More »

Ryan Braun’s suspension has been overturned, but the trial has just begun

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While Ryan Braun’s suspension over a positive drug test has ended with it being overturned, I think everybody recognizes that his trial has only just begun. While the suspension being lifted was a boost to the Milwaukee Brewers, it probably would have actually been better for Braun’s reputation had he gotten suspended but for reasons that were shown to clearly ... Read More »

Ryan Braun: What You Don’t Know About His Case Is Important

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As you already know, Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers will not be suspended by Major League Baseball after his positive drug test was overturned by arbitrator Shyam Das. Your browser does not support iframes. As such, those who relentlessly moralized about Braun from the moment his positive test results were leaked surely took a step back and apologized for ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Not Getting Prince Fielder & Frank McCourt Still An Asshole

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While there’s nothing wrong with pipe dreams, and the speculation about the Los Angeles Dodgers and Prince Fielder was inevitable given the team’s needs and his need for a team, it was never all that realistic. As such, Buster Olney‘s suggestion was understandable, but Bill Shaikin‘s rebuttal was reasonable, as Mike Petriello pointed out. As you can imagine, I tend ... Read More »