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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak join host Matt Velazquez to discuss the Milwaukee Brewers, Major League Baseball and life on the Brewers beat. New episodes will be posted at the beginning of every homestand.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak join host Matt Velazquez to discuss the Milwaukee Brewers, Major League Baseball and life on the Brewers beat. New episodes will be posted at the beginning of every homestand.
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Milwaukee, WI

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak join host Matt Velazquez to discuss the Milwaukee Brewers, Major League Baseball and life on the Brewers beat. New episodes will be posted at the beginning of every homestand.

Language:

English

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414-224-2323


Episodes

10.22.2018: It all ends in Game 7 heartbreak for Brewers

10/22/2018
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Journal Sentinel beat reporter Tom Haudricourt joins host JR Radcliffe to look back at the end of the 2018 season, a Game 7 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. What elements stood in Milwaukee's path to the World Series, and which players truly rose to the occasion? It's not a full-fledged look at the offseason yet, but what are the most intriguing storylines ahead for this ballclub? Music intro: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Sound effect: WALLA Ballpark Cheer William...

Duration:00:25:23

10.18.2018: It all comes down to this in Game 6 (and 7?), plus a chat with Lane Grindle

10/18/2018
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The Milwaukee Brewers return home needing back-to-back wins to reach the World Series after falling behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the series, 3-2\. The series resumes Friday, with the hope of extending it to Saturday. Brewers beat reporter Todd Rosiak joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss Milwaukee's unusual maneuver to start Wade Miley and use him for one batter Wednesday, as well as the dirty play by LA's Manny Machado on Tuesday (or was that Wednesday morning?). What's the mood like with...

Duration:00:41:01

10.14.2018: Brewers split at Miller Park; should Brewers be worried or relieved? Plus: a chat with Travis Shaw

10/14/2018
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The Brewers experienced some highs and lows at Miller Park in the first two games of the National League Championship Series. Brewers beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Lori Nickel join host JR Radcliffe to discuss the series, tied 1-1 and heading to LA. What to make of reliever Jeremy Jeffress; is he struggling or unlucky? What's the outlook now that the team's 12-game winning streak has been snapped, and how about the performances of Wade Miley and Brandon Woodruff? Then, JR is joined by...

Duration:00:36:45

10.12.2018: Brewers going with Gio Gonzalez in Game 1 of NLCS

10/12/2018
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The Brewers announced their starter for Friday's Game 1 of the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it's yet another surprise. Brewers beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak discuss Craig Counsell's decision to line up Gio Gonzalez, Wade Miley and Jhoulys Chacin for the first three games of the series, and is Chacin really available in relief? Also, current general manager David Stearns and former general manager Doug Melvin are both mentioned as GM candidates elsewhere. Music...

Duration:00:19:03

10.11.2018: Ryan Braun on the Dodgers challenge ahead and a chat with top prospect Keston Hiura

10/11/2018
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The Brewers are preparing for Friday's NLCS opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. During Wednesday's workout, Ryan Braun -- the only holdover from the last Brewers team to make the NLCS -- spoke with reporters about the Dodgers challenge ahead. Then, host JR Radcliffe is joined by Brewers top prospect Keston Hiura, who is off to a white-hot start in the Arizona Fall League. Music intro: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Sound effect: WALLA Ballpark Cheer William Tell Overture...

Duration:00:33:42

10.08.2018: The Brewers dominate the NLDS. How far does this thing go?

10/8/2018
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Brewers beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak join host JR Radcliffe to discuss the white-hot Milwaukee Brewers, now winners of 11 straight games and on their way to the NLCS. The guys discuss the masterful use of the bullpen, the efforts of Mike Moustakas and Erik Kratz, the steps the Brewers took to make it happen and the mystery of Colorado never using Kyle Freeland. Music intro: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Sound effect: WALLA Ballpark Cheer William Tell Overture...

Duration:00:35:36

10.02.2018: We've got to talk about that tiebreaker victory, plus top moments of 2018

10/2/2018
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It's an emergency podcast! Host JR Radcliffe is joined by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel colleague Curt Hogg to discuss the end of the 2018 regular-season, a 3-1 victory for the Brewers over the Cubs that granted Milwaukee the National League Central Division title. JR and Curt review the big moments, then take a look at how the postseason roster might shake out for the National League Division Series beginning Thursday. Some tough calls await. Then, JR and Curt hold a "draft" for the most...

Duration:00:51:38

09.30.2018: Brewers tie for National League Central title; what comes next?

9/30/2018
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Journal Sentinel beat reporters Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak are both on hand to discuss an amazing finish to the 2018 season, during which the Brewers won their final seven games to tie for the NL Central title. As they prepare for the tiebreaking "Game 163" in Chicago (and the wild-card game or NLDS to follow), the two writers and host JR Radcliffe look at what to expect going forward. How will Craig Counsell handle the pitching staff? What do we make of Chase Anderson? And what will...

Duration:00:52:26

09.24.2018: Huge series in St. Louis awaits, plus Tim Dillard and Curtis Granderson

9/23/2018
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With one week to go in the regular season, the Milwaukee Brewers are looking to solidify their playoff standing. Brewers beat reporter Tom Haudricourt joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss the team's surprising decision to skip Chase Anderson in the series, the consistent success of Gio Gonzalez, Lorenzo Cain's injury scare and a reborn Corey Knebel. Also, it's going to come down to Javier Baez and Christian Yelich -- how much does positional versatility matter to MVP voters? Then, JR is joined...

Duration:01:01:51

09.17.2018: Playoff roster considerations, two MVP-worthy outfielders and Brandon Woodruff

9/17/2018
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Journal Sentinel beat reporter Todd Rosiak joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss the Brewers' 3-3 week, the considerations awaiting them as they zero in on a playoff berth, including thoughts on Jhoulys Chacin, Curtis Granderson and Junior Guerra. Then, JR and Curt Hogg look at which Brewer -- Lorenzo Cain or Christian Yelich -- deserves the MVP spotlight, and who makes the list of top-five most valuable Brewers this season? Finally, JR is joined by Brewers pitcher Brandon Woodruff, discussing...

Duration:00:53:26

09.10.2018: Playoff fever, the Cubs rivalry and a chat with Wade Miley

9/10/2018
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel beat reporter Tom Haudricourt joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss a white-hot week for the Brewers, with five wins in six games putting them 2 1/2 games ahead in the wild card race -- and breathing down the Cubs' necks. A Sunday dispute turns into a magic moment. Corey Knebel, Gio Gonzalez and Jonathan Schoop have found themselves. What's up with the fan reaction to a Christian Yelich off day, and yeah, let's talk about the Cubs "rivalry." Then, JR chats with...

Duration:00:44:48

09.03.2018: New faces, Yelich's huge week and yep, we're discussing the bullpen. Plus: Keon Broxton

9/3/2018
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Brewers beat reporter Todd Rosiak joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss a crazy week for the Milwaukee Brewers, including a number of roster moves and a handful of thrilling outcomes. Most notably was a Wednesday win in extra innings, 13-12, that featured Christian Yelich hitting for the cycle -- and that was just part of Yelich's crazy week. Where does he stand in the MVP conversation? Also, what does Todd make of Craig Counsell's comments about the usage of Josh Hader, who wasn't brought into...

Duration:00:41:41

SPECIAL EPISODE: Wisconsin Badgers Podcast

8/30/2018
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In this special crossover episode, we present the debut of the Wisconsin Badgers Journal Sentinel podcast. The Wisconsin Badgers head into 2018 with some lofty goals and expectations. Journal Sentinel beat reporter Jeff Potrykus joins host JR Radcliffe to talk about what makes this team special, which players it can't live without, how the off-field problems facing the receiving corps will impact the on-field approach, and does Western Kentucky provide any risk of a monster upset on Friday?...

Duration:00:28:43

08.27.2018: A chat with Mike Moustakas and 3 questions about the Brewers rotation

8/27/2018
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Brewers beat reporter Tom Haudricourt discusses three starting rotation questions: what's the long-term prognosis for Chase Anderson, is Freddy Peralta locked into the rotation going forward, and what comes next after the Matt Harvey waiver claim went for naught? Also, quick discussion of Jonathan Schoop, Scooter Gennett and Corey Knebel, plus are there any surprises on the horizon for September call-ups? Host JR Radcliffe also chats with third baseman Mike...

Duration:00:44:48

08.20.2018: CC Sabathia chats about the 2008 Brewers

8/20/2018
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Host JR Radcliffe is joined by Brewers legend CC Sabathia (34:45) -- whose 3 1/2 months with the team may be the most memorable pitching performance in franchise history when he led the Brewers to the playoffs 10 years ago. Sabathia discusses that frenzied performance that snapped a 26-year playoff drought for the organization. Before that, JR is joined by Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (12:50) to try and put Sabathia's performance in context. Is it the best Brewers pitching...

Duration:00:45:43

08.13.2018: Not time to panic ... yet ... plus a conversation with Corbin Burnes

8/13/2018
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A very rough week for the Brewers puts Milwaukee's playoff hopes in jeopardy. Brewers beat reporter Todd Rosiak chats with host JR Radcliffe about the struggles on the pitching staff. What's up with Chase Anderson, and will the Brewers soon make a move to trim Freddy Peralta's workload? There's some silver linings though, including a hot start for new acquisition Mike Moustakas and a catch by Ryan Braun that might rank as the best Brewers defensive play of the year -- is it No. 1? After...

Duration:00:41:52

08.06.2017: Jonathan Schoop's rough start and an MVP candidate emerging, plus a chat with translator Carlos Brizuela

8/6/2018
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Brewers beat reporter Todd Rosiak joins podcast host JR Radcliffe to discuss the acquisition of Jonathan Schoop -- and the struggles he's endured since arriving. Mike Moustakas, meanwhile, has quickly become a fan favorite, while Matt Albers has become a puzzle. And who is the more realistic MVP candidate: Lorenzo Cain or Christian Yelich? Rosiak does have a vote for MVP, after all. And what's the best walk-off of the season so far? Then, JR is joined by Brewers team translator Carlos...

Duration:00:43:33

07.30.2018: Trades bolster the roster and a chat with white-hot Christian Yelich

7/30/2018
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Christian Yelich swings by (29:00) to discuss his eventful All-Star Game experience, his celebrity doppelganger, his brother in the Marines and the memorable final days with the Miami Marlins. Before that, Brewers beat reporter Tom Haudricourt joins host JR Radcliffe to discuss the team's two big recent trades, what's left with two days to go before the trade deadline, the up-and-down play of Corey Knebel and Orlando Arcia and surging Jhoulys Chacin. Music intro:...

Duration:00:42:10

07.20.2018: Josh Hader tweets and Manny Machado goes elsewhere

7/20/2018
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The all-star break was a wildly newsworthy time for the Milwaukee Brewers, and not for good reasons. Josh Hader's past came back to haunt him when a series of offensive tweets from his teenage years came to light, and then the team learned that it had lost out to the Dodgers -- a team heading to Miller Park on Friday -- in the pursuit for top trade prize Manny Machado. Brewers beat reporter Tom Haudricourt and host JR Radcliffe talk about what comes next for the team in the wake of this...

Duration:00:22:27

07.16.2018: How much panic is justified, plus a chat with Adrian Houser

7/16/2018
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Brewers beat reporter Todd Rosiak examines the state of the Brewers at the all-star Break, with a dismal 1-7 road trip putting a big downer on the season so far. Just how much panic is justified, and will it inform what the club does at the trade deadline? Should this be the year the Brewers "go for it?" Also, Brewers pitcher Adrian Houser visits to chat about his loaded high-school class in Oklahoma, his trade to the Brewers, the road back from Tommy John surgery and that infamous game June...

Duration:00:45:10