The night the Milwaukee Brewers saved their season

In a long-suffering 2019 campaign, the Milwaukee Brewers, by commission or omission, have been utterly unable to get out of their own way. Having backed themselves into a corner, their Friday night showdown with the rival Chicago Cubs had deep and lasting implications for October dreams. And they responded with what might be their finest showing in a season with far too few comparables. Now, they live to fight another day.

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Snap Throw: Pinching off a rally

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The Milwaukee Brewers have fought their way back into postseason contention through shrewd moves to reinforce a once-shaky bullpen and rediscovering the art of not swinging at everything in sight.

The team has matured, and manager Craig Counsell has matured in turn. No one denies that this club is clearly ahead of schedule. Playing relevant, winning September baseball is no mere novelty.

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