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What We Learned: Final weekend of the regular season arrives

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We have reached the last week of the regular season, and the Brewers are back at Miller Park for three games to finish off the season. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Padres 3, Brewers 1

Let's remember the good games that Taylor Jungmann had, not the set of games that comprised his final month of the season. His season came to an end with another rough outing, only pitching three innings and allowing three runs, four hits, and four walks. Meanwhile, the Brewers offense was held mostly in check as the Padres pitchers collected 16 strikeouts, 11 of those coming from Padres starter Ian Kennedy. Jason Rogers, Khris Davis, and Martin Maldonado each struck out three times, and Michael Reed and Yadiel Rivera each had two. The only run for the Brewers came from Shane Peterson, who hit a solo home run.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 100 59
Pirates 96 63
Cubs 94 65
Brewers 68 91
Reds 63 96

This Weekend's Division Games

  • Cardinals @ Braves
    Friday: Jaime Garcia vs. Julio Teheran - 6:35 pm
    Saturday: John Lackey vs. Shelby Miller - 6:10 pm
    Sunday: Lance Lynn vs. Matt Wisler - 2:05 pm
  • Reds @ Pirates
    Friday: Keyvius Sampson vs. Francisco Liriano - 6:05 pm
    Saturday: Brandon Finnegan vs. A.J. Burnett - 6:05 pm
    Sunday: Josh Smith vs. J.A. Happ - 2:05 pm
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Today's Action

The Brewers come back to Miller Park for three final games at home to finish out the season. All games will be free on MLB.TV for everyone out of market this weekend. Here are the starting pitcher matchups.

Friday: Jake Arrieta vs. Ariel Pena - 7:10 pm
Saturday: Kyle Hendricks vs. Tyler Wagner - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Dan Haren vs. Jorge Lopez - 2:10 pm

Draft positioning is on the line this weekend. The Brewers currently would hold the 6th pick in next year's draft. They could finish as high as 4th and as low as 7th. Here are the other series that will impact the Brewers position: Rockies @ Giants, Marlins @ Phillies, Athletics @ Mariners.