Exploring the Arsenal: A Preview of the Milwaukee Brewers’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of view. (courtesy of FanGraphs)   Friday, 8:10 PM – Yovani Gallardo (click to enlarge) Gallardo’s low 90’s fastball is...

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Brewers Looking Strong in the Short Term

The Milwaukee Brewers have made two big additions this off-season, trading for starting pitchers Shaun Marcum and Zack Greinke, the latter of which happened yesterday.  The combination of Marcum and Greinke, added to a rotation that already included Yovani Gallardo and Randy Wolf, gives Milwaukee one of the best rotations in the NL Central.  Add to the fact that they’ve got Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun, two of the best hitters...

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