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Series Preview #11: Brewers' Greatest 2011 Moments Against The Cubs

13-18 (T-5th place, NL Central)
13-18 (T-5th place, NL Central)

GAME 1: May 11, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. CDT
(TV: FS-Wisconsin and WGN; Radio: 620 WTMJ)

: May 12, 2012 @ 12:05 p.m. CDT
(TV: FOX; Radio: 620 WTMJ)

GAME 3: May 13, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. CDT
(TV: FS-Wisconsin and WGN; Radio: 620 WTMJ)

Miller Park | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SBN Coverage: Cubs vs Brewers coverage

A View from the Other Dugout: Bleed Cubbie Blue

Game 1 Randy Wolf (2-3, 6.68) vs. Matt Garza (2-1, 2.67)
vs. Cubs (0-0, ---) vs. Brewers (1-0, 0.00)
Game 2 Shaun Marcum (1-1, 3.41) vs. Chris Volstad (0-4, 6.55)
vs. Cubs (1-0, 4.50) vs. Brewers (0-0, 5.40)
Game 3 Marco Estrada (0-2, 4.50) vs. Jeff Samardzija (4-1, 3.03)
vs. Cubs (0-0, 0.00) vs. Brewers (0-0, ---)

We've already talked to View From The Bleachers once in the early-going this season, so it's time for something a little different as we get ready for the Brewers' second meeting with the Cubs in 2012. The Brewers won ten games against their rivals from Chicago in 2011, and here are my five favorite moments from those games.

1) Casey McGehee's pinch-hit, go-ahead two run homer off Kerry Wood on April 10.

McGehee's awful season was already off to a slow start at this point, as he had started at third base and hit just .206/.243/.235 in the Brewers' first nine games. He wasn't in the starting lineup on this day, but made the most of his lone opportunity with the Brewers trailing 5-4 in the eighth.

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2) Kameron Loe wiggles off the hook on July 26

The Brewers were clinging to a 3-2 lead on this day with Chris Narveson on the mound in the sixth, and he loaded the bases with two hits and a walk to the three batters he faced in the inning. Kameron Loe came to the rescue, though, getting a ground ball that resulted in an out at the plate and another that started this 5-4-3 double play to end the threat.

This game also featured Francisco Rodriguez's home debut.

3) Ryan Braun's RBI double leads to three runs on August 26

The Brewers were trailing 2-1 in the fifth inning but managed to get two men on in front of Ryan Braun, and this double and error gave the Crew the lead:

4) Casey McGehee's two-run double blows the game open on June 15

The Brewers were carrying a 2-1 lead in the top of the fifth against Carlos Zambrano, and added two much-needed insurance runs on this play. The Cubs had walked Prince Fielder to bring up Casey McGehee, who made them pay for it.

5) Prince Fielder crushes a homer on August 27

The Brewers were already up 4-1 in the third inning when Prince Fielder unleashed this 428 foot blast off Ryan Dempster.

Fielder's homer was one of three for the Brewers in the game.