Author: David Gibson

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David is a former professor and consultant turned “stay-at-home “ dad. He has written about Milwaukee Brewers baseball since 2018. Baseball and football offer tremendous enjoyment for David whether it be playing (in another time and place), coaching, or writing about it.

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For the first time since 2017, the World Baseball Classic (WBC) will be played. In 2017, the Miami Marlins, Christian Yelich, helped Team USA defeat Team Puerto Rico for the championship. The 2023 version of the WBC will have 67 MLB All-Stars, 186 players on 40-man rosters and 332 players under contract with big league teams. Several of that number come from the Milwaukee Brewers organization, including Willy Adames for Team Dominican Republic, Devin Williams for Team USA, and Rowdy Tellez and Luis Urias for Team Mexico. Just like the Brewers, most MLB organizations have a multitude of players participating…

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One of the more surprising developments of this year’s off-season is how many left-handed relievers still remain on the market. Andrew Chafin, Will Smith, and Matt Moore are still out there, and there are a number of teams across MLB that could use their services. The Milwaukee Brewers are seemingly one such team. Since losing the services of all-world bullpen ace, Josh Hader, to trade last season and losing Brent Suter to free agency, Milwaukee is devoid of a real left-handed threat in the bullpen outside of Hoby Milner. Recent re-addition, Alex Claudio might provide a serviceable answer, but has…

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20-game winner

During the early phases of this offseason, there was chatter galore bandied about suggesting the Milwaukee Brewers might be open to shopping Corbin Burnes, Willy Adames, and Brandon Woodruff. Newly minted General Manager, Matt Arnold, nipped those rumors in the bud. With just two years of club control remaining on each of them as well as others, such as Eric Lauer and Rowdy Tellez, other teams’ front offices obviously checked in on the availability of these players. Arnold put an end to those rumors with his announcement. None of this changes the fact that Milwaukee has some decisions to…

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