1. MLB Power Rankings: Rating the Top 25 Prospects in the AL East

    I'm not an East Coast guy and never will be. But I do have a pretty decent eye for young talent, and the AL "Beast" is right up there with any division with the number of blue-chip prospects just biding their time for a chance to prove themselves...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,421 reads 25 comments

  2. MLB Hall of Fame 2011: Barry Bonds and 10 PED Users Who Deserve To Get In

    This is a difficult time for many of those who believe the game will forever be tainted by the Performance Enhancing Drug era. I refuse to call it the "Steroid Era" as many of the so-called cheaters never actually took a steroid...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 2,606 reads 61 comments

  3. MLB Power Rankings: 10 Hot Pitching Prospects Who Could Be 2011’s Mat Latos

    Every season there seem to be a few pitchers that burst onto the major league scene. Some are already well-known prospects, while others seem to sneak in the backdoor. The 2010 season was no exception...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 2,859 reads 3 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Prince Fielder Deals That Could Change Milwaukee’s Mind

    Okay, before anyone totally freaks out, this is not a "Brewers are looking to trade Prince Fielder" story. This is strictly a what-if scenario, plain and simple...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 5,580 reads 38 comments

  5. Got Zack Greinke? Sure Do. Post Trade, the Milwaukee Brewers' Top 15 Prospects

    Yes, I know the Brewers just traded ostensibly their top four prospects. Getting Greinke and Shaun Marcum in return was the shocker...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,000 reads 13 comments

  6. Power Ranking the Top 50 MLB Rookies Who Could Make an Impact in 2011

    We've been looking at free-agents and trade scenarios ad nauseam for a month now. Let's see if we can focus our attention on something else. We can do it if we try. Take a deep breath...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 12,242 reads 36 comments

  7. Zack Greinke Traded To Brewers: 10 Reasons Why It's the Perfect Fit For Him

    Well, it seems things are changing in Brewerland. The powers that be have, once and for all, determined that starting pitching may just be the way to win games and possibly even championships...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,539 reads 13 comments

  8. 12 Things The Milwaukee Brewers Must Do To Contend In 2011

    Doug Melvin has already traded for Shaun Marcum, a solid pitcher, to bolster the Brewers starting staff. Melvin has said he plans to go get another starter. In that case, one down, one to go...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 908 reads 26 comments

  9. Walk-On U: Wisconsin Badgers' Top Walk-Ons Of The Past 20 Years

    Some schools like USC, Texas, Alabama, Florida, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Oklahoma seemingly get all the blue-chip recruits. While that's a slight exaggeration, it's not all that far from the truth...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 3,428 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Rumors: Power Ranking the 15 Most Compelling Rumors of the Current Market

    Now that the Winter Meetings are over and Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth have signed mammoth contracts, what's next? What other impact free-agents are still out there? It looks ...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 3,989 reads 15 comments

  11. Is Free Agent Starter Carl Pavano Next on the Milwaukee Brewers Wish List?

    According to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Brewers GM Doug Melvin confirmed that the Brewers were one of the teams that met with Carl Pavano and his agent, Tom O'Connel, on Tuesday...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 745 reads 4 comments

  12. MLB Rumors: 10 Reasons Jayson Werth Just Made Carl Crawford Very Rich

    WOW! That's what came to mind when I read about the Washington Nationals signing OF Jayson Werth to a 7-year $126 million deal. Jayson Werth? Really? That got me thinking...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 426 reads 4 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Brewers and Dodgers Discussing Prince Fielder Trade

    According to Tony Jackson of ESPNLosAngeles.com, the Brewers and Dodgers are discussing a possible trade that would send 1B Prince Fielder to the Dodgers in exchange for 1B James Loney and closer Jonathan Broxton...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 39 reads 1 comments

  14. Brewers Acquire Starting Pitcher Shaun Marcum from Blue Jays for Brett Lawrie

    Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has reported via Twitter that the Milwaukee Brewers are in the process of completing a trade for RHP Shaun Marcum , 28, of the Toronto Blue Jays ...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 719 reads 12 comments

  15. Milwaukee Brewers Reliever Carlos Villanueva Traded to Toronto Blue Jays

    Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, via Twitter, that Carlos Villanueva has been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays . In return the Brewers will be getting that mysterious player to be named later...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 582 reads 3 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: Milwaukee Brewers Still Looking for Someone to Pitch In

    Since the tragic signing of Jeff Suppan in 2007, the Brewers have continued to look, albeit not very hard, for solid and consistent starting pitching. Randy Wolf finally came on at the end of last season, but he is no better than a No...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,640 reads 14 comments

  17. 2010 MLB Hot Stove: An Open Letter To Doug Melvin, G.M. of the Milwaukee Brewers

    Dear Doug, I understand that you are a creature of habit. Sometimes that can be a good thing, but in 2010 it was a fatal flaw to the success of the Brewers. Strictly relying on offense to win games at the expense of solid pitching does not work...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about almost 4 years ago 712 reads 6 comments