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Every week, Steve Garczynski, Ryan Topp and J.P. Breen discuss the latest news about the Milwaukee Brewers and their minor league organizations.

Every week, Steve Garczynski, Ryan Topp and J.P. Breen discuss the latest news about the Milwaukee Brewers and their minor league organizations.
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Every week, Steve Garczynski, Ryan Topp and J.P. Breen discuss the latest news about the Milwaukee Brewers and their minor league organizations.

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@MKETailgate

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 91 | Keston Hiura 2025

5/20/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers call up top prospect Keston Hiura to replace an ailing Travis Shaw. Steve and Ryan are joined by Paul Noonan, and they discuss Hiura's immediate impact, and his place on the roster moving forward. They also revisit Josh Hader's home run problems. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the Karben4 webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is...

Duration:01:11:20

MiniPod 3 | It's Keston Hiura Day!

5/15/2019
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Keston Hiura has finally gotten his much-deserved promotion to the majors! The Brewers' new second baseman went 2-for-3 with a walk in his debut, and J.P. Breen breaks down Hiura's game and the various roster moves that went down on Tuesday. What should Brewers fans expect from Hiura? What does this mean for Travis Shaw, who landed on the 10-day IL with a wrist injury? Who's the organization's new top prospect with Hiura in the big leagues? Listen and find out. Support the podcast on...

Duration:00:20:55

Episode 90 | To Hell With The Cubs

5/13/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers won seven-straight games, sweeping both the Mets and the Nationals. Things got interesting against the Cubs. J.P. and Ryan discuss the recent resurgence of the Brewers' pitching staff, and they try and figure out what to do about Travis Shaw's season-long slump at the plate. Keston Hiura and Corey Ray get mentions, too. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the Karben4 webstore. Music: Fair Weather...

Duration:00:57:04

MiniPod 2 | Christian Yelich's Monster Month

5/8/2019
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It's the new MKE Tailgate MiniPod series! Join J.P. as he unpacks Christian Yelich's incredible month of April. He talks about the launch-angle revolution and how Yelich stacks up to other big Aprils in franchise history. What you might not realize is that Yelich's April isn't the best month of April from a Brewers hitter in the past decade. Heck, it's not even one of the two best months of April in the past decade. Who performed better? Listen to find out. Support the podcast on...

Duration:00:17:11

Episode 89 | Buy Jaymes A Drink

5/6/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers finally get some breakout performances from Ryan Braun and Jesus Aguilar en route to a 5-2 week against the Rockies and Mets. Steve and J.P. are joined by Jaymes Langrehr from Brew Crew Ball, and they discuss the Saturday night marathon against the Mets, what waking up the slumbering bats can do for the offense, and more about new roles for the young pitchers. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off...

Duration:00:52:30

MiniPod 1 | Defending Jeff Suppan

5/1/2019
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It's the new MKE Tailgate MiniPod series! Join J.P. as he attempts to defend the infamous Jeff Suppan contract from December 2006. Suppan signed a 4-year, $42M deal with the Brewers and ultimately posted a 5.08 ERA over 577.0 innings, before the Brewers released him in the middle of 2010. Yet, J.P. argues that Suppan's deal wasn't as bad as people remember. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code "MKETailgate" and receive 20% off in the Karben4...

Duration:00:20:58

Episode 88 | It's Like A Huge NPR Episode

4/29/2019
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The week gets off to a rough start for the Milwaukee Brewers as they get swept in St. Louis before heading to New York and getting some relief in Mets series. Ryan, J.P. and Steve continue to discuss the rotation and how the short starts are taking a toll on mediocre bullpen. Gio Gonzalez makes his first start with the Brewers and the guys talk about his impact on the rotation and how is addition and the eventual return of Jimmy Nelson will effect the open rotation spots for the struggling...

Duration:00:58:47

Episode 87 | Is This An Insurance Scam?

4/22/2019
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The cracks in the Milwaukee Brewers pitching staff are too much to overcome in the past week as the young pitchers continue to struggle and the bullpen, including Josh Hader, cough up runs in close games. Steve, Ryan and J.P. talk about the moves made with Freddy Peralta and Corbin Burnes, whether Josh Hader gives up an exceptional amount of hard contact, and the struggling line-up outside of Christian Yelich's heroics. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo...

Duration:01:11:09

Episode 86 | A Dirty, Sweaty Rave

4/15/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers bounce back from a rough start to their west coast road trip. J.P., Ryan and Steve discuss the continued struggles of the young starting pitchers, Zach Davies' strong start, and the adjustments t the line up. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the Karben4 webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages

Duration:01:08:23

Episode 85 | Growing Pains

4/8/2019
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Steve, Ryan and J.P. discuss the Milwaukee Brewers series versus the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs. The pitching performances were up and down for the young trio of Freddy Peralta, Brandon Woodruff and Corbin Burnes. The guys try to figure out if there are any major takeaways from their various performances. (59:28) J.P. talks to Trenni Kusnierek from NBC Sports Boston about growing up a Milwaukee Brewers fan, getting to cover the team during their 2008 and 2011 playoff runs, and the...

Duration:01:27:55

Episode 84 | It's Time For Some Real Baseball

4/1/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers get off to a solid start against the St. Louis Cardinals. Steve and J.P. talk about Christian Yelich's hot start, managing the rotation's short starts, and the bullpen now that Corey Knebel will be lost for the entire 2019 season. Support the podcast on Patreon: Patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the Karben4 webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:01:10:12

Episode 83 │ 2019 Season Preview

3/25/2019
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The 2019 MLB Season starts March 28th for the Milwaukee Brewers, so J.P., Ryan and Steve preview all the divisions and make their preseason picks for the playoffs. The rotation is finalized before Opening Day and the guys run through their expectations for the young pitchers. They also discuss the current injuries in the bullpen and how that could effect the team moving forward. 2019 Prop Bet Contest Support the podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code:...

Duration:01:53:01

Episode 82 │ 2019 Prop Bet Contest

3/18/2019
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It's Prop Bet time on Milwaukee's Tailgate! Andy Schaaf joins Steve, Ryan and J.P. to run through a series of questions about the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers. Enter the contest before March 28th and compete against the guys all season long. 2019 Prop Bet Contest Also discussed is Jhoulys Chacin being named Opening Day starter and whether Brandon Woodruff has the inside track for a starting spot with his continued spring dominance. Listeners can join the 2019 MKE Tailgate Fantasy Baseball...

Duration:01:01:30

Episode 81 │ 2019 Position Player Preview

3/11/2019
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With the season approaching, J.P., Ryan and Steve preview the Milwaukee Brewers position players, and the way the additions of Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas alter the line up. They also discuss the return to game action for Jimmy Nelson, and Jeremy Jeffress getting shut down in Spring Training due to shoulder fatigue. Automatic MKE Tailgate Fantasy Baseball entry for M&B level patrons: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate General lottery, send an email with the subject "Fantasy Baseball" to...

Duration:01:19:25

Episode 80 │ Talk About Ray While Ryan's Away

3/4/2019
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Steve and J.P. are joined by Rotowire Assistant Baseball Editor and Lead Prospects Analyst James Anderson and take the opportunity to discuss prospects for the Milwaukee Brewers that could make an impact in 2019. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages

Duration:01:03:02

Episode 79 │ More Mous-Talk-as

2/25/2019
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With a week to digest the Milwaukee Brewers resigning Mike Moustakas, Steve, Ryan and J.P. dive back into what it means for the roster and his impact on 2019. The guys also discuss why 2019 looks to be different from the disappointing 2012 season in Milwaukee Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU Fishwater by Widespread...

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 78 │ What if the Brewers signed Mike Moustakas?

2/18/2019
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Recorded before the reports that the Milwaukee Brewers were re-signing Mike Moustakas, Steve, Ryan and J.P. discuss the beginning of Spring Training and the tough roster decisions that would need to be made if the Brewers added Moustakas to the line-up. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:01:05:12

Episode 77 │ Ryan's Waddle

2/11/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers are the surprising preseason projected winners of the NL Central according to the PECOTA projections on Baseball Prospectus. J.P., Ryan and Steve discuss how that effects expectations for 2019, and what it will take for that scenario to pan out. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at WFMU This podcast is...

Duration:01:04:20

Episode 76 │ Connected to Keuchel

2/4/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers continue to be connected to free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel. Ryan, J.P. and Steve discuss the likelihood the Brewers make the move and what he'd add to the rotation. They also discuss the newly released Baseball Prospectus Brewers Top-10 Minor League Prospects. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded live at...

Duration:01:03:14

Episode 75 │ I Feel Like J.P. Hates Everyone

1/28/2019
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The Milwaukee Brewers get a news naming sponsor for Miller Park and everyone loses their minds. Steve, Ryan and J.P. discuss that important topic along with the promotion and extension given to David Stearns, and they also discuss potential rule changes being mulled over by Major League Baseball. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/MKETailgate Use the promo code: MKETailgate and receive 20% off in the www.Karben4.com webstore. Music: Fair Weather Fans by The Baseball Project, Recorded...

Duration:01:11:36