Commentary

Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Milwaukee Brewers

Inspirational playoff run in '08, flop in '09. What's next for the Crew?

Originally Published: September 17, 2009
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Insider's series on MLB teams that have fallen out of the playoff race continues with the Milwaukee Brewers, who are 14 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central as of Sept. 17.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 83-79, second place
Current record: 70-75, third place

Life is like a sausage race. Sometimes you get eaten.

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