Top 10 all-time worst seasons by Brewers position players

While the Brewers' offense can be incredibly frustrating at times, they have nothing on the worst seasons in Brewers history.

BREWERS17 Prince Fielder grounds out in the eighth inning in what could be his last bat as a Brewer.
BREWERS17 Prince Fielder grounds out in the eighth inning in what could be his last bat as a Brewer. / Tom Lynn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,
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7. Casey McGehee - 2011: -0.7 WAR

During the 2009 and 2010 seasons, Casey McGehee was a consistent offensive threat for the Brewers who hit for average and some power. Unfortunately, McGehee fell off a cliff in 2011 with a .223/.280/.346 slash line and he never really fully got back to his former glory outside of a relatively nice season for the Marlins in 2014. With his power declining and his defense also cratering, the Brewers decided to trade him to the Pirates after this rather forgettable 2011 season.

6. Cecil Cooper - 1986: -0.8 WAR

The 1986 season for the Brewers was not the best as they finished 77-84 and a big reason for that was the decline of the normally very reliable Cecil Cooper. From 1979-1985, Cooper made five All-Star teams and finished in the top 5 of the MVP voting three times. However, 1986 was the beginning of the end as he posted just a .682 OPS compared to the .835 OPS he averaged during his prime. He was released the following season and went on to work in player development and managed the Houston Astros for a little over two seasons.

5. Marquis Grissom - 2000: -0.8 WAR

Marquis Grissom was a very valuable player for the Expos and Braves in the 1990's. However, by the time the 2000 season rolled around, he was clearly in decline as his trademark speed was all but gone his final year with the Brewers. The end result was the fifth worst season by a qualified Brewers hitter ever as he posted a .244/.288/.351 line in 146 games. As it turns out, a sub-.300 OBP is quite bad and the metrics agree.