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Game Thread #113: Milwaukee Brewers (59-53) @ Tampa Bay Rays (57-55)

Sixty wins at the 2/3 mark means 90 wins is possible...right?

This shift has the outfielders too close together.
This shift has the outfielders too close together.
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Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!

Well, more hitting will be needed for that to happen. Travis Shaw sits this one out, unsurprisingly. Eric Thames drops to fifth in the order with Eric Sogard returning to the top, while Jimmy Nelson (9-5, 3.37) looks to keep shutting out the Rays. Tampa Bay counters with Chris Archer (8-6, 3.89). Thames is in left with Ryan Braun at DH, so let's hope no great plays are needed out there. Or good ones. Or average ones. Easy ones...yeah, that's it.


Milwaukee Brewers

1. Eric Sogard (L) 2B
2. Domingo Santana (R) RF
3. Ryan Braun (R) DH
4. Jesus Aguilar (R) 1B
5. Eric Thames (L) LF
6. Hernan Perez (R) 3B
7. Manny Pina (R) C
8. Keon Broxton (R) CF
9. Orlando Arcia (R) SS

Tampa Bay Rays

1. Corey Dickerson (L) LF
2. Lucas Duda (L) DH
3. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
4. Logan Morrison (L) 1B
6. Brad Miller (L) 2B
7. Wilson Ramos (R) C
8. Mallex Smith (L) CF


Will having Eric Thames in left field cost the Brewers any runs today?

This poll is closed

  • 33%
    No - Jimmy will only allow balls to be hit to center and right.
    (18 votes)
  • 46%
    No - Eric will step it up!
    (25 votes)
  • 20%
    (11 votes)
54 votes total Vote Now