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One Man’s Trash: Starting Fiers

This week's hot add was Mike Fiers (+62%). The Brewers hurler has posted a 9.5 K/9 and a 1.8 BB/9 since filling in for Matt Garza in the Milwaukee rotation. The strikeouts are no fluke, as he posted a K/9 of 11.4 in Triple-A this season. While his FIP is a run higher than his current ERA and Steamer is projecting a 3.60 ERA from this point forward, Fiers remains a great pickup...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Make of Mike Fiers?

If you've been paying any attention to the Milwaukee Brewers lately, you might have noticed a name you don't generally see when check the box scores: Mike Fiers. The 29-year-old is a starting pitcher in the organization and was taken in the 22nd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Suffice it to say, he is not a household name. Yet if he continues to pitch similarly to how he...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza, Kyle Lohse, Jim Henderson

Milwaukee Brewers starters Kyle Lohse and Matt Garza should both be returning to the rotation in time to help the team in another close NL Central battle. The same can't be said of reliever Jim Henderson, who has undergone shoulder surgery after a difficult season in which he has never really been able to find his form or his's Adam McCalvy reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza won't return when eligible

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Matt Garza will need more than the minimum 15 days on the disabled list says's Adam McCalvy and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt. Manager Ron Roenicke had originally said that Garza would return on August 20, but he has not shown enough progress for that return date to occur.Forget everything RR said about Matt...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Garza will not return when DL stint is over

Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said that starting pitcher Matt Garza would not return to the rotation once his 15 day stint on the disabled list is over. Garza, 30, is dealing with a strained left oblique. Forget everything RR said about Matt Garza yesterday. RR allowed today that this will be longer than a 15-day DL stint. — Adam McCalvy...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza placed on DL

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Matt Garza has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strain in his left oblique, per Adam McCalvy of Matt Garza placed on the DL with his left rib-cage strain. Rob Wooten coming back from Nashville.— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) August 5, 2014 #491773893 / gettyimages.comGarza left his start on Monday after six innings...
Via MLB Injury News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Oblique strain sends Brewers' hottest starter Garza to disabled list

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander Matt Garza on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, an injury he suffered in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Garza's stint on the disabled list is retroactive to Monday, meaning the earliest he is eligible to return is Aug. 19, when the Brewers open a two-game series with the Toronto...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza exits with oblique issue

Milwaukee Brewers right-handed starting pitcher Matt Garza was dominating the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday, dusting away hitters over and over again. That continued until Garza left the game after throwing six scoreless innings and only 71 pitches. He was forced out with an oblique strain, announced by the team. The bullpen then blew his 2-0 and the Brewers are now one game back...
Via Sports Injury Alert
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Garza leaves game with strained left oblique

Matt Garza was cruising through the St. Louis Cardinals lineup Sunday afternoon, appearing to have a real chance at his second shutout of the season. Then, all of a sudden, Lyle Overbay pinch hit for the right-hander in the top of the seventh inning, ending Garza's day after just 71 pitches. The Cardinals scored three runs off Zach Duke and Jeremy Jeffress in the bottom of the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

After career-worst start, Brewers' Garza dominant in win over Mets

MILWAUKEE -- Matt Garza entered his start in Washington last Saturday on a roll, which made his 42-pitch outing in which he recorded just one out and allowed five earned runs even stranger than it already was. The right-hander made sure it was just a blip on the radar by bouncing back with a fantastic performance Thursday. Garza allowed just two hits and one run over eight innings...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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