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Rickie Weeks hit leadoff so he could make dentist appointment

For veteran players with a roster spot secured, spring training is less about proving themselves and more about getting the necessary reps needed to make sure they are sharp and ready for opening day. That’s the case for Rickie Weeks. Weeks signed a one-year contract with the Mariners last month, but has been slowed this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks homers over the batter’s eye in Peoria

For as bad of a year as Rickie Weeks had in 2014 with the Milwaukee Brewers, he still averaged 412 feet on his eight home runs. This winter, Weeks signed with the Seattle Mariners, and on Saturday, he gave his new club some encouragement by obliterating this homer over the batter’s eye in dead center field at Seattle’s Spring Training complex in Peoria. 410 to dead center...
Via The Outside Corner
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Speculating on the Future of Rickie Weeks

(Getty Images) It must be desperation time for FA Rickie Weeks. False tips being planted. Checked and the #MNTwins are NOT interested. — Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) January 29, 2015 Per this Darren Wolfson tweet from earlier today, the Twins apparently are among the majority of teams not interested in former Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks, or at least not keen on what...
Via Brewers Bar
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell My Love. Farewell Rickie Weeks.

When the Brewers played their last game of 2014 it was also the last game that Rickie Weeks will play for the Brewers. To some this will be good riddance. To others it's been a long time coming. To me? It's the end of an era. Rickie Weeks has been my favorite Brewers since before he was a Brewer. It was Rickie Weeks being drafted number two overall that brought the Brewers back in...
Via Miller Park Drunk
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Assessing Milwaukee Brewers Veteran Rickie Weeks

Rickie Weeks has dropped off a ton since 2011, and shows little to no signs of being able to get back to 2011 form The Milwaukee Brewers are one of the bigger surprises in the MLB this season and they’re getting it from all facets of their game. They can hit, pitch, and play some solid defense. Sitting on their bench currently is former all-star and a big contract in Rickie...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks shows he is still capable of helping carry an offense

MILWAUKEE -- One of the tougher things to do in baseball is come off the bench and play every once in a while, especially when a player is used to seeing his name in the lineup every day. It's a tough adjustment to make and one Rickie Weeks has had to figure out for the first time in is 11-year career with the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee's Opening Day starter at second base since...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

What is Rickie Weeks Worth?

Back in March, the only sports story Wisconsinites were talking about more than the Badgers’ Final Four run was the Brewers’ second-base battle. Young Scooter Gennett, coming off a fantastic rookie cup of coffee, challenged incumbent Rickie Weeks for the starting job. After a full slate of games down in Maryvale, manager Ron Roenicke essentially decided not to decide and chose...
Via Brewers Bar
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Saturday: Weeks declines possibility of trying LF

MILWAUKEE -- With the Milwaukee Brewers struggling to get much production out of left field, manager Ron Roenicke said the team recently approached second baseman Rickie Weeks about the possibility of giving the outfield a try. Weeks, who has strictly been starting against left-handed pitchers, declined and isn't open to a change in position. "I'm a second baseman," Weeks said Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks crushing baseball as he tries to retain starting role

PHOENIX -- With Corey Hart departing this offseason, Rickie Weeks is all the Milwaukee Brewers have left from the group of top prospects that helped the franchise from the cellar to the postseason. Locked into a battle at second base with Scooter Gennett, the longest-tenured member of the Brewers isn't about to give up his job without a fight.  Weeks has been locked in early in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers second base battle

Milwaukee Brewers second base battleComing into spring training the Milwaukee Brewers have two second basemen that can be an everyday starter. The two competitors for the everyday starting job are veteran Rickie Weeks and youngster Scooter Gennett. Each player has questions about whether they should start everyday and the choice isn’t completely obvious. Nine-year veteran Rickie...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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