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  1. McGehee's change at the plate working

    Christina Kahrl

    When Tim Lincecum hung a slider in the zone like it was a pinata, Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee didn't just call it candy, he took it yard ... for his second home run of the season, breaking a 58-game homerless streak. It's an amusing ...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  2. Making case for Brewers to win NL Central

    Christina Kahrl

    You can forgive people if they've been waiting for the other shoe to drop concerning the Milwaukee Brewers. They weren't expected to win the National League Central, after all, let alone threaten to own the circuit's best record at the All-Star break...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. First-place Jays have had to adapt, adjust

    Christina Kahrl

    The first-place Toronto Blue Jays? We're coming up on finishing the first third of the season, and it's a fun thing to think about: The first-place Blue Jays, for real. But how did they get there? It's easy to put down where they are to a couple o...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  4. SABR Analytics Day 2: Braun, GMs and fun

    Christina Kahrl

    Day 2 of the SABR Analytics Conference moved around a bit topically, but perhaps the most compelling moment had nothing to do with performance metrics and everything to do with the issue of performance enhancement. That's because when Ken Rosenthal i...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. Not just the right stuff: Wainwright stuff

    Christina Kahrl

    How amazing is Adam Wainwright's start to his season? With 24 strikeouts against no walks in his first 22 innings and three starts, his command could not possibly get any sharper. As Mark Simon noted, his 12-strikeout shutout of the Milwaukee...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  6. With Gamel back, Brewers OK without Hart

    Christina Kahrl

    The news that Corey Hart is going to miss the first six weeks or so of the season might seem like a huge setback for a Milwaukee Brewers team that hasn't achieved much this winter. Hart is a free agent after the 2013 season. If the Brewers aren't con...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  7. MLB - Winter Forecast for teams in National League Central

    Christina Kahrl

    Assessing what lies ahead this offseason for the Reds, Cardinals, Brewers, Pirates and Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  8. Brewers-Dodgers generates its own drama

    Christina Kahrl

    From beginning to end, this was baseball as it oughta be, any night and every night, from a first-pitch beginning to a dramatic finale. The Milwaukee Brewers came away with their second consecutive walk-off win when Ryan Braun's bases-loaded sac fly ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  9. Brewers still short at shortstop

    Christina Kahrl

    Heartbreak in Dallas didn't entirely belong to the St. Louis Cardinals and their fans. The Milwaukee Brewers, their direct rivals in the National League and for the 2011 pennant, had to endure their own series of setbacks. Between the disappointments...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  10. NL Central: Three fixes for each team

    Christina Kahrl

    Now in its last-ever season as Bud Selig's six-team division, the NL Central gave us the league's pennant contenders, and figures to give us one of the most interesting offseasons of any division in baseball. Not least because the challenges confront...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  11. SweetSpot's NL MVP take

    Christina Kahrl

    Tuesday's National League Most Valuable Player vote probably isn't going to inspire quite the same outcry as Monday's American League outcome. That's because the AL MVP race gave us reasons to re-explore the reliably entertaining debate about whether...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  12. Skippers' choices decide Game 3

    Christina Kahrl

    With Chris Carpenter looking to provide an encore after his masterpiece in Game 5 of the National League Division Series and Yovani Gallardo coming into the game with a career 1-7 record against the St. Louis Cardinals while allowing 6.5 runs per nin...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  13. Unflashy Ron Roenicke getting it done with Milwaukee Brewers

    Christina Kahrl

    First-year Brewers boss Ron Roenicke lacks pizzazz, but he makes up for it by being one of baseball's most aggressive in-game managers.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  14. All-time NL Hispanic greats

    Christina Kahrl

    Yesterday, in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, we talked about one person's list -- mine alone -- for the AL team's all-time greats of Hispanic heritage, so naturally enough, let's turn to the senior circuit and look at the best of the Nationa...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  15. Are the Brewers lefty-less in the pen?

    Christina Kahrl

    No team has used fewer lefty relievers than Ron Roenicke's Milwaukee Brewers this season. Left-handed Brewer relievers have thrown a league-low 27 innings, and the 128 batters faced is also the lowest mark in the majors. Their 44 lefty relief appeara...

    Blog | September 08, 2011