If Brewers fans are wondering how their team has so quickly lost the 5.5 game lead they had at the All-Star break, there is a simple answer…
… since the All-Star break, the Brewers are 3-7. In the three games they won, they scored 9, 9 and 3 runs (an average of 7 per game). In the seven games they lost they scored a total of 15 runs, an average of 2.1 per game.
Since July 1, the Brew Crew is 10-9. In those 19 teams, the Brewers are 1-9 in games when they scored three runs or less and 9-0 in games when they scored four or more runs.
This date in baseball: Thirty-four years ago today is when the infamous George Brett “Pine Tar Bat” incident took place in a game between the Royals and Yankees. Do you know who the starting pitcher for the Yankees was in that game?
If you answered Racine native Shane Rawley, you win!