Author: Scott Underwood

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Sal Frelick

\The Milwaukee Brewers recently signed Outfielder Tyler Naquin to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.  Can he actually help?  The Crew is loaded at the Major League level with OFs and are loaded at the Minor League level with OF prospects.  Looking at the numbers for Tyler, it would appear he isn’t any better than what the Brewers actually have. The Tyler Naquin Numbers 61 HR, 237 RBI, .264 BA, .766 OPS, in 557 career games. The Milwaukee Brewers Current Outfielders Numbers Christian Yelich – 174 HR, 630 RBI, .287 BA, .842 OPS, in 1,249 career…

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Milwaukee Brewers Luke Voit

With the signing of Luke Voit to a minor-league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, there is another option for the Crew at the cold corner.  Let’s examine the possible effect. First base is an important position for any baseball team.  Look what the Cardinals have done since the acquisition of Paul Goldschmidt in 2018 or the importance of Joey Votto being in the lineup for the Reds.  Power and defense define first base. The Brewers acquired Rowdy Tellez in on July 6, 2021.  Since that acquisition, Rowdy has hit 42 HRs, drove in 117, and posted an OPS of just…

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Milwaukee Brewers signed Justin Wilson

What will be the impact of the Milwaukee Brewers signing Justin Wilson?  Coming off Tommy John surgery on June 3, 2022.  It typically takes pitchers a full calendar year just to return to the mound and usually takes pitchers two full calendar years to return to their previous form.  Some never return to their previous form, ever. Justin Wilson Contract Details Examining the contract the Brewers just signed Justin Wilson to, it would appear the risk far outweighs the reward from such a signing.  Here are the terms of the contract: Year 1:  $1,000,000 Salary Year 2:  $2,500,000 Salary (Club…

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