Final 12 months, with no main leagues in sight, I made a decision to run an experiment: what if the readers of this web site crowd-managed a group? We had been assigned the Brewers in a web-based Out of the Park Baseball league and we spent 2020 striving and failing to make the playoffs. Regardless of that, the train was a ton of enjoyable for me, and hopefully for the viewers of crowd-managers as effectively.
Actual baseball has returned. As a result of extra is at all times extra, nevertheless, the OOTP league remains to be operating. Final 12 months, the Brewers fell sufferer to the miracle Pirates, who blew away the NL Central en path to the World Collection. It’s a topsy-turvy world in OOTP, and our selections couldn’t outweigh some dangerous damage luck and people indefatigable Pittsburghers.
This time, the Brewers are headed into the 12 months with a new-look infield. Nick Allen, gloveman extraordinaire, is the most recent Milwaukee infielder. He joins Scott Kingery on the left facet of the infield. That pushes Luis Urías to second base, a defense-first alignment that ended with a transfer to first base for Keston Hiura — generally artwork imitates life.
Stay on Twitch or the FanGraphs homepage at present at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET, we’ll recap the offseason, comb by way of some minor leaguers to search for gems, check out early leaders, and perhaps workshop a commerce or two whereas we’re at it. Come be part of me and Dylan Higgins to speak Brewers, Out of the Park, and no matter else catches our fancy on FanGraphs Stay: