Tag Archives: Milwaukee Brewers

Not Cricket: “Bat Form”

Front-office personnel of the venerable St. Louis Cardinals franchise have plenty of explaining to do as the FBI investigates their hacking of the Houston Astros’s databases. Besides the Times, Reuters has now weighed in to let the rest of the … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Over the Hump Day in Queens

Today is 70 years and 366 days since Joe DiMaggio’s mind-bending 56-game hitting streak began: with a meager (though RBI) single against the Chicago White Sox. Right Off the Bat celebrated the seventieth anniversary with a podcast a year ago. … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun and FedEx

The man that finished a close second in the National League batting race in 2011 (Jose Reyes of the New York Mets beat him out—by collecting a hit and benching himself on the last day of the season), Ryan Braun … Continue reading

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Prince Receives a Kingly Sum

The Detroit Tigers have added one big—in every way—bat by signing former Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder to the largest contract in franchise (Tigers) history. The son of Cecil “Big Daddy” (not the Tennessee Williams variety—from the Madeleine Sherwood … Continue reading

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Congratulations Ryan Braun and Justin Verlander

Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers won the MVP in their respective leagues. Braun beat out Matt Kemp (not to be confused with Shakespearean jig-dancer Will Kempe, who once Boogalooed all the way … Continue reading

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As Pete Seeger Might Ask, Where Have All the Frontline Pitchers Gone?

I (Evander) am having a difficult time staying involved with this Game 6 between the Cardinals and the home-team Milwaukee Brewers. At this writing, it is the bottom of the seventh inning and the Cardinals lead 11 to 6. The … Continue reading

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Who Is this Guy?

Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers has hit six home runs in the postseason. Who is this guy? He was drafted by the New York Mets. He had a cup of coffee with the Milwaukee Brewers. He has been in … Continue reading

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