By Seth McClung Special to Published Oct 14, 2011 at 10:39 PM

The Brewers did not hit, pitch, or field well at all in Game 5 ... it was that simple.

It was a very ugly game that could have been worse as the Red Birds left 10 or so on base. Not much good to talk about, a whole lotta bad. No need to dwell in it, let's go the other way! What to think? What to do?

If you're the Brewers ... screw it, happy flight home. You're going to the place where you have the best record in baseball. Stay calm, stay focused, stay loose. Enjoy your day off tomorrow. Hell, party a little. This is a Brewers team that feeds on being young and full of swagger. So be young and full of swagger.

If you're a Brewers fan, meet them at the park tonight! I know its late but it's Friday! Bring the whole bar! Don't let them be upset for one moment! If you see Brewers around town yell at 'em, (Positive stuff; don't be a douche and be negative ...)

Then come Sunday you be loud as hell! Do not let Edwin Jackson focus. Do not let the Cardinals breathe in Milwaukee. Be outside the hotel loud at night. LET'S GO BREWERS CHANTS!

People talk about how great St. Louis fans are. Lets show the world what Brewers fans are all about. Home field advantage is about the fans. Do you think other teams come in to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg worried about the atmosphere? I can't tell you how intimidating it was to play in Philadelphia in the 2008 with what seemed like 100,000 screaming fans.

Quick thoughts

Anyone else not understand a word from St. Louis's Catcher Yadier Molina's post-game interview?

Was that the last game for King Albert at home as a Cardinal? A friend of mine who is in radio floated an idea that he could go to Miami. I don't know about that but if it is true that would be one heck of a scoop.

It seems like the Brewers starting pitching is throwing a lot of off-speed pitches. I would like to see our boys throw more fastballs. I like power over finesse this late in the season.

Free agents: C.J. Wilson ... just a thought.

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Seth McClung pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers from 2007-2009, but broke into the Major Leagues with Tampa Bay in 2003. The West Virginia native is now a pitcher in Taiwan.

McClung, a popular player during his time in Milwaukee, remains connected to Brewers fans through this blog on

"Big Red" will cover baseball in a way only a player can, but he'll talk about other sports, too. The 6 foot, 6 inch flamethrower will write about life outside the game, too.