Tag: Milwaukee Brewers

Golden Lo: A Sabermetric Review of Lorenzo Cain’s Defense

Lorenzo Cain has been named a Gold Glove Finalist for the fourth time in his career. Despite playing elite defense through injuries and robbing homers at a clip never seen before, Cain hasn’t won gold yet. BREW MATHs uses a heavy dose of Sabermetrics to break down the man’s defensive greatness… After all, you can’t spell gold without “Lo!”

Alex Claudio, Better Than You Know? Saber Snapshot II

Alex Claudio has appeared in more games than any other Major League Pitcher in 2019. He has also taken more criticism than most players in The League. Is it warranted? BREW MATHs breaks down The Ground Ball Master and highlights his often underrated production. As always, it is a graphic-packed affair that dials in on the metrics that matter.

Jordan Lyles: Saber Snapshot

On July 29th, 2019 it was announced that The Brewers traded RHP Cody Ponce (AA) to The Pirates for Jordan Lyles. While it was not the blockbuster that many fans had hoped for, it nets The Crew a servicable Major League Arm. It is a low risk move as The Brewers would have likely parted ways with Ponce at the end of the year.

In this Saber Snapshot, the aim is to highlight what Lyles will bring to the team. Per usual, it will be a graphic-packed affair that aims to dial in on the metrics that matter.

A SABERMETRIC REVIEW: THE BREWERS OFFENSE AT THE BREAK (2018 vs. 2019)

BREW MATHs “steps back” and focuses on team stats instead of individual numbers. The analysis will be broken into nine categories, each highlighting a different aspect of the team’s offensive production. The Crew’s performance in the first half 2019 will be compared to how they did in the first half of last year. Without further ado, let the “nerdy-ness” begin…

Zack Brown: Saber Snapshot

Last week Craig Counsell said, “Zack Brown will be a good guy later in the year.” This simple statement seems to confirm that the 24-year-old is ahead of schedule. After being drafted by The Crew in 2016, he has quickly ascended through The Minor League Ranks. Last year he was voted ‘Most Outstanding Pitcher’ in the Southern League (AA). Get to know the rising phenom who has caught his coach’s eye…