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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Coming of Age in the ’60s

 The 1960s were a tumultuous time of free love, civil rights and anti-war activism, and for three Milwaukee high school friends, the paths they chose during the summer of 1967 defined them for a lifetime. My Summer on Haight Street by Richard Rice Jr. shares the story of three recent
07.10.2012 | | Posted at 06:49 PM
By Nicole
Mitch Haniger, the kid selected with the supplemental pick the Brewers got by losing Prince Fielder to free agency, will miss six weeks with a torn PCL. He was placed on the 15 day DL by the Single-A TimberRattlers last week with little news, but we now find out he tore a ligament in his right knee. The PCL is the outside ligament and often a PCL or MCL (the inside ligament) can lead to further kn...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Fans of the Milwaukee Bucks have had a pretty dull ride since 2001, the last time their team won a postseason series. In 11 years there have been only two winning seasons and four brief trips to the playoffs. Mostly it's been lap after lap on a roundabout...
07.01.2012 | | Posted at 08:46 PM
By Nicole
The reaction to the Bucks' first two draft picks were wildly varied. With the no 14 pick, they took North Carolina power forward John Henson and with the no 42 pick they took Kentucky shooting guard Doron Lamb. While most folks seemed to like the Lamb pick, the reaction to the Henson pick ran the gamut. Royce Young of CBSSports.com gave the pick a "D" saying that the Bucks had essentially picked t...
06.23.2012 | | Posted at 10:49 AM
By Nicole
Incoming freshman Nic Kerdiles was selected in the second round (36th overall) by his hometown Anaheim Ducks this morning. Kerdiles had hoped to be a first round draft pick, but I imagine being able to play at home will make up for sliding down a few spots. Kerdiles, a member of the U-18 National Team, winning gold at the last two World Junior Championships. In face, he had 2 goals and 3 assists i...
06.18.2012 | | Posted at 10:19 PM
By Nicole
Here's the final list of signed draftees and where they'll start the season. Intersting to note that Mitch Haniger is heading right for the TimberRattlers, who are currently on their All-Star Break, but he should be with the team by Friday. I'll try to have an interview with him soon...   Round / Player / Position / Initial assignment 1A. Mitch Haniger – RF (Wisconsin) 2. Tyrone Taylor – CF (...
06.14.2012 | | Posted at 08:13 PM
By Nicole
Preston Gainey was the Brewers 11th round pick, but he was also heading into his junior year at the US Naval Academy. Despite a desire to serve the country and a solid, guaranteed salary, Gainey decided to take the chance and follow his dreams to be a big league baseball player. Gainey, who is already 21, would have had to go back to school for two more years, plus the five years of service he'd h...
06.12.2012 | | Posted at 01:13 PM
By Nicole
Mitch Haniger, the Cal Poly outfielder picked by the Brewers in the supplemental round following the first round, has signed for a $1.2 million signing bonus - $159,000 under slot. Jim Callis of Baseball America says of Haniger: "Haniger's best tools are his plus power and arm strength. He also has a selective approach at the plate." Keith Law says Haniger has "good bat speed and a chance to devel...
06.08.2012 | | Posted at 05:13 PM
By Nicole
Though not officially announced by the club, three Brewers draftees have signed with the team. First and second picks Clint Coulter and Victor Roache have signed and high schooler 13th round pick Alan Sharkey have all signed. Coulter will be introduced by the club in a press conference after passing his physical today. He will receive the slot recommendation bonus of $1.675 million dollars. Roache...