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Ryan Braun is leading off today

Ron Roenicke has said that it's too early to panic, but today's lineup reveals that the Brewers are willing to try just about anything at this point.

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Lineups tend to not matter a whole lot, but the general rule to follow is that your best 3 hitters should hit 1st, 2nd, and 4th to maximize at-bats and scoring leverage. This lineup change is less out of optimization and more out of a desperate attempt to shake things up after an awful start, but it sure is interesting to look at:

Mixing things up so drastically is often just a manifestation of panic and frustration, but there's no harm done to the lineup and if it helps this sorry offense get a mental jump on tonight's game, I'm all for it.