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Published Feb. 21, 2013
There are some labels in sports an athlete wants to have: "a closer." "Clutch." "A competitor." Others, not so much. But there is one label that is the worst of all, and unfortunately many Milwaukee athletes have been stuck with it.
Published Feb. 12, 2013
Unlike a year ago when the Milwaukee Brewers started the year with Cy Young winner Zack Greinke and veteran Shaun Marcum fronting the starting rotation, the 2013 version of the team is being led by a bevy of young, largely unproven, pitchers.
Published Dec. 18, 2012
The lack of free agent activity may be concerning for some fans of the Milwaukee Brewers, but much can happen in the nearly 60 days before pitchers and catchers can report to spring training. On the other hand, the Brewers may be ready to go with a young starting rotation.
Published Aug. 28, 2012
Now that the Milwaukee Brewers are beginning to look ahead to 2013, conversation has turned to innings limits and preserving the arms of the team's young starters. But what do the team's pitchers think about it?
Published May 8, 2012
In 2009, former Brewers pitcher Seth McClung was coming off a season in which he helped Milwaukee advance to its first post-season appearance in 26 years. In 2010, he was out of baseball, coaching girls' high school basketball in Florida. With a surgically repaired knee and eager for more more shot, this winter McClung e-mailed Brewers General Manager Doug Melvin, asking for a minor league contract with the team he identified with the most. Now, at 31, McClung is healthy again, having shaken off a lot of rust. He knows this is his last chance to pitch his way back into the bigs. We spent the day with him, on the road, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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