Something has been weird about this Brewers' off-season. By now, I should be chomping at the bit for baseball, holding my breath for that first radio broadcast from Arizona. And indeed, on Saturday, I thought to myself, "I'd like to be listening to a Brewers game right now." Then the feeling passed.
I think it's the way the season ended, ever so close to the World Series, that has me feeling a little pensive. Like there's no way the Brewers will ever be so good again. They came so close, then they broke my heart.
It still hasn't mended yet.
Then there's the Prince thing. I'm over it, but the waiting game was no fun at all.
And speaking of the waiting game, the potential Ryan Braun suspension cloud has completely tarnished the time when I should be lining up details for my 15th annual spring training trip.
But I'm powering through it, and we just booked our tickets to Arizona, where I've spent a portion of my March each year since 1998. I'll be reporting on scene from March 14-19.
Something just doesn't feel right, though. Maybe it'll evaporate on the berm. I just feel ... apprehensive. Hope is supposed to spring eternal, but fall did, too.
Maybe I just need to see it in person. I want to reignite my love for baseball. Mentally, I'm just not there yet. You?
It's disappointing....Braun may be out for 50 games (he might be a cheater) and Fielder can't support his family on 20 million or so and stay in Milwaukee, a town that loves him (he might be a tool) and getting new players who may or may not work out well for the team....I hate change.
We've been here before - It's a new season and this city should just be happy we have a baseball team. Baseball is more than just about one or two players. Playball!! Can't wait...................
I'm excited about this season! I don't know how good they will be but I think it will be very interesting. So many questions about this team but I think they have a chance to compete.
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