Some might scoff at the idea so soon, but Christian Yelich isn’t just the straw that stirs the Milwaukee Brewers’ drink: he’s already compiling a Hall of Fame resume. A lot can happen between here and eternity, but it’s not too early to appreciate the all-time-level impact of a 27-year-old phenom and consider the trajectory he’s taking.
The 2018 Milwaukee Brewers went from being an oversight to one-seed to underdog falling one game shy of a National League pennant and their first World Series appearance since 1982. There’s a lot to unpack.
Wherein the author discloses his inaugural IBWAA award ballot. Just like all the big-name baseball writers out there.
Christian Yelich’s MVP stock is skyrocketing, but he may not even be the most valuable player in the Milwaukee Brewers outfield.
Even valuable players need to sit.
Despite playing only nine games, the eye test and the numbers show that the 2018 Milwaukee Brewers belong to a 26-year-old only three months into his tenure.
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While the rest of the league was sitting by the hearth, quietly contemplating the balance of expenditure and analytics, David Stearns was in the kitchen, his fingers on the dial of the burner, waiting for the temperature to be just right to make a splash. By the time he was through, he had cooked up one of the best outfields in the NL and served it to the rest of the league on a silver platter.