For Brewers’ starter Jimmy Nelson, the odyssey back to Milwaukee is over at last. His return to the big league rotation comes at a time when the Brewers are shifting up into a higher gear atop the fiercely-contested National League Central, the team riding high after a successful road trip against the Minnesota Twins and Pittsburgh Pirates. Regardless of Wednesday night’s box score, Nelson’s return is a personal as well as professional triumph.
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Despite the seemingly growing malcontent in the ranks of Milwaukee Brewers fans over the team’s lack of big offseason acquisitions, David Stearns and the rest of the front office have been quietly proving that need is not best filled by big names or big money but by good timing and tangible value.
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The 2017 regular season may have been full of pleasant surprises but for the Milwaukee Brewers, the best is yet to come in 2018.
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It was Jimmy Nelson’s year before an awkward slide back into first base Friday evening ended his season.
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