The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Monday and recorded three extra base hits, the sixth time in seven games the team has had at least that many. The offense may not be completely back on track, but signs like that might point to a breakout in the near future.
As one of baseball's best teams, the Milwaukee Brewers were honored with four selections to the Major League Baseball All-Star game in Minneapolis on July 15. Outfielder Carlos Gomez and third baseman Aramis Ramirez were voted in as starters by the fans while catcher Jonathan Lucroy and closer Francisco Rodriguez were selected by the players.
The Milwaukee Brewers came into 2014 counting on production at the plate from several young hitters who showed promise last season. But becoming consistent at the major league level takes time, as several of them have found out.
In the end it all felt so familiar for the Milwaukee Brewers. Squaring off against an overmatched San Diego Padres team in the final game of the 2012 season, the Crew powered their way to an early lead only to watch it all slip away due to an underperforming bullpen. Ultimately, game number 162 w...