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What We Learned: Prepping for the NLCS

It’s Brewers-Dodgers in the NLCS this year. We start prepping for that series in today’s What We Learned.

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NLCS News and Notes

Brewers will face Dodgers in NLCS after Dodgers 3-1 series win over Braves

Milwaukee Brewers National League Championship Series roster prediction
Ben Reagan, BCB

NLCS Preview: Brewers have already shown they can hang with the Dodgers
Jaymes L, BCB

Is the Playoff ‘Pen Sustainable?
Sean Roberts, BP Milwaukee

How the Brewers should align their pitchers in NLCS
Mike Petriello,

Counsell: Kershaw, LA staff is ‘big challenge’
Adam McCalvy,

One key acquisition that defined each LCS team
Richard Justice,

Brewers vs. Dodgers NLCS Preview
Matt Provenzano, Beyond the Box Score

No Game 1 starter named yet but increase in pitching staff likely for Brewers in NLCS
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dodgers could face a Milwaukee Brewers team that’s almost as L.A. as them
Bill Shakin, Los Angeles Times

NLDS News and Notes

Poll: Selecting the MVP of the National League Division Series
Ben Reagan, BCB

Did Postseason Experience Impact the LDS?
Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee

Mike Moustakas may be open to returning to the Milwaukee Brewers in 2019
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Erik Kratz is the best story of the 2018 MLB Postseason
Patrick Karraker, MLB Daily Dish

Players ‘staying connected’ was factor in hard-charging Brewers exceeding expectations
Tom Haudricourt, Milwuakee Journal Sentinel

Other News and Notes

The Tuesday Thinker: Revisiting the Brewers 2011 Postseason roster

Everyone is rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers
Fred Hofstetter, BCB

Support Milwaukee’s MVP
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

What has gone right this year
Brew Crew Buster, BCB FanPost

If I could have a beer
BeerCity, BCB FanPost

Rebuild Rebuilding
Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

Chase Anderson’s Fatal Flaw
Paul Noonan, BP Milwaukee

Impressive rookie Corbin Burnes has shown he belongs in Brewers’ deep, dominant bullpen
Tom Haudricourt and Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers showed you can have constant flux in starting rotation and still play in October
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One thing’s been missing in all the Brewers hoopla: Where is Hank the dog? We’ll tell you.
Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The surprising trades that built the Brewers
Mike Petriello,

Best moments from Crew’s win streak
Jordan Shusterman,

How an 0-for-45 slump shaped Craig Counsell’s managerial career
Jesse Rogers, ESPN

Delish dozen: Brewers’ 12th win means free food

Minor League Notes

Brewers prospects Payton Henry, Troy Stokes receive Minor League Gold Glove awards
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Brewers prospects get underway in AFL today
Jim Callis,

Frosty Microbrew: Brewers Maximize Brief Time at Instructional League
Kyle Lobner, Rattler Radio