LCS Preview Supplement: Brewers NLCS Starters Announced

This post is to follow up on yesterday's LCS preview, which did not include information about the Milwaukee Brewers' starting pitching lineup for the NLCS, as it had not been announced until today. Game 1: Gio Gonz├ílez - 4.21 ERA Postseason Stats: 0-0; 4.78 ERA; 26.1 IP; 1.481 WHIP; 8.9 SO9; 1.37 SO/W (6 G)…

League Championship Series Preview

Following a fairly unevenly-matched Division Series round, the MLB playoffs have advanced to the semifinals: the League Championship Series. This year's American League matchup is between the #1 seeded Boston Red Sox and the #2 Houston Astros, and the National League matchup will be between the #1 seeded Milwaukee Brewers and the #2 Los Angeles…

NLDS Rundown: Brewers Sweep Rockies; Atlanta Forces Game 4

Sunday's MLB playoff action featured two potential series sweeps in the National League Division Series. The Milwaukee Brewers came into Colorado and completed the sweep with their second shutout of the Rockies, while the Dodgers fell into a five-run hole early but came back to tie the game in the top of the 5th only…

Home Teams Emerge Victorious in Full Day of Division Series Action

Friday featured the first full day of Division Series matchups during the MLB postseason, starting with the Cleveland Indians at the Houston Astros in the early afternoon. After the action concluded, no visiting team came out ahead. Astros 7, Indians 2 W: Verlander; L: Kluber Player of the Game: Alex Bregman (2-3, 2 RBI, 1…

NLDS Roundup: Brewers Outlast Rockies; Dodgers Shut Out Braves

Following Tuesday's National League Wild Card game, the best of five National League Division Series opened on Thursday evening. The action featured the #1 seeded Milwaukee Brewers versus the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Atlanta Braves. Brewers 3, Rockies 2 (Final/10) Brewers Lead 1-0 W: Soria; L: Ottavino Player of the…

There’s No Puking in Baseball

Sunday's rubber match between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers offered a strange spectacle to the home crowd in Wisconsin. Trailing by a score of 8-5, Brewers manager Craig Counsell assigned RP Adrian Houser to face the visitors in the top of the 8th inning. Houser finished his warm-up tosses and then tossed cookies. Adrian…