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What We Learned: Brewers get Game 1 win in extra innings

It was a wild Game 1 to start the NLDS for the Brewers. We catch you up on that and prep you for Game 2 in today’s What We Learned.

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Divisional Round - Colorado Rockies v Milwaukee Brewers - Game One Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

NLDS Game 1
Brewers 3, Rockies 2
Brewers Lead Series 1-0

NLDS Game 2
Brewers vs. Rockies
Jhoulys Chacin vs. Tyler Anderson
3:15 pm

Brewers News and Notes

Milwaukee’s homegrown pitching talent was showcased in NLDS game one victory
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Revisiting the Yelich Trade
Kyle Lesniewski, BP Milwaukee

Attanasio in awe of Brewers’ rapid ascent
Richard Justice,

Yelich delivers MVP-caliber postseason debut
Joe Trezza,

Have we unpacked all the crazy similarities between Game 1 of the 2018 NLDS and Game 5 of the 2011 NLDS?
JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where does Christian Yelich’s season rank among the best in Brewers history? Dive into the stats
JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Perez douses Braun instead of Moose
Matt Monagan,

Crew legend ‘T-Plush’ returns for G1 first pitch
Adam McCalvy,

Brewers Go With Traditional Non-Traditional Starter
Craig Edwards, FanGraphs

The Brewers’ Best Laid Plans Were Just Good Enough
Craig Edwards, FanGraphs

The Brewers Outfield Combating Coors
Stephen Loftus, FanGraphs

NLDS Game 2 Information Guide
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

It looks like Brewers vs. Rockies, but it’s actually a match-up between two beer cities
Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MLB playoffs: The rise of super bullpens and why the Yankees and Brewers might be on a World Series collision course
Jonah Keri, CBS Sports

MLB postseason predictions: Who we think will win the World Series
Yahoo Sports

Expert picks for the 2018 MLB postseason