Brewers looking to ride unique pitching scheme to World Series

MILWAUKEE — From Kenosha to Sheboygan, they are ready for the Brew Crew to finally get back to the World Series.

The Brewers have made it to only one World Series in their history and those American League “Harvey’s Wallbangers” lost in seven games to the Cardinals back in 1982.

Pitching has been redefined here, with the bullpen taking center stage this year — these Brewers are Multiple Mounds-men.

It’s a fascinating concept.

Now it is up to Craig Counsell’s “Out-Getters’’ to do what has never been done by the Brewers — win a World Series. The odds are against them. But that’s what makes this so much fun. That’s what makes these Brewers such a captivating postseason team.

Consider the Game 1 NLCS pitching matchup Friday night at Miller Park, a battle of lefties with ex-National Gio Gonzalez going against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. The Dodgers have the monster payroll and the big stars, including possible future Yankee Manny Machado.

The Brewers have patched together a remarkable team built around that incredible bullpen. The bullpen out-getters — a group that features Corbin Burnes, Corey Knebel, lefty Josh Hader and Jeremy Jeffress — have been terrific.

The Brewers believe and that is all that matters.

“We’re all human, so I am not saying we are going to be perfect every day,’’

Article source: https://nypost.com/2018/10/12/brewers-looking-to-ride-unique-pitching-scheme-to-world-series/

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