Tonight it's hard to do, but I think over time the pain of losing this game and this series will be less fresh and we'll be able to step back and recognize that the 2011 season was probably the second best in Brewer history.
If nothing else, here's a quick table illustrating that point:
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As I wrote in tonight's recap, the way the season ended is a blemish on this team's accomplishments that will never fully heal. But that doesn't change the fact that this team was one of the most talented, exciting and entertaining units we've ever seen.