The 2017 regular season may have been full of pleasant surprises but for the Milwaukee Brewers, the best is yet to come in 2018.
It was Jimmy Nelson’s year before an awkward slide back into first base Friday evening ended his season.
Baseball is often a game of defying expectations, but the Milwaukee Brewers may have taken it to a point of absurdity in 2017.
It’s easy not to be excited about the Milwaukee Brewers’ newest addition, Neil Walker.
Insurance and certainty have been rare commodities for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2017.
When the season started, it was the bevy of inexperienced position players that held the weight of skepticism — and the starting rotation wasn’t far from it either.
The Milwaukee Brewers are no strangers to being written off.
It could be argued it has been a part of their identity since 2011 when they won the division and slowly watched a car with failing brakes roll down the mountain into baseball oblivion.
In recent years they’ve suffered numerous significant injuries, departed with some of their most well-known, talented and tenured players, changed managers, general managers and other personnel and even seen the nauseating reality of an epic mid-season collapse more than once.
But this year is different.