So, it was not a great first week for the Brewers on the field. The week began with good feelings about the club's management, though not a ton of optimism for the immediate future. That was borne out by a 2-5 start, though getting a hard-fought extra innings win over the high-flying Cubs is a bit of a West Bend silver lining. The week also saw Ryan Braun miss two starts for health reasons, though he also contributed two dingers, putting him on a season pace for a franchise record 54 (which he'll have to share with the equally paced Jonathan Villar).
Braun's health is a topic of this week's BCB tracking poll, as are management, divisional predictions, and logos: