Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, August 2, 2022 -- "Brewers/Padres Trade"

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"What I want to see is how Craig Counsell uses Rogers and Devin Williams now. Remember, it was Counsell whose aggressiveness with Hader helped maximize the lefty’s value to the team in 2018 and 2019. How much of Hader’s usage the last couple of years was on Hader, and how much was Counsell deciding he wanted a binky. We’re about to find out a lot about the Brewers’ manager."