clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

What We Learned: Shut out in Chicago

The Brewers couldn’t get the offense going last night and fell back to 2 games behind the Cubs. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Game: Cubs 3, Brewers 0
Today’s Game: Brewers @ Cubs | 7:05 pm

Magic Numbers
Playoff Spot: 13
NL Central: 20 (Elimination: 16)

Brewers News and Notes

In an era of increasing velocity, the Milwaukee Brewers have gone their own way in building a starting rotation
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Tuesday, September 11
Brad Ford, BCB

Brewers 3rd base coach gave his club the edge over the Cubs Monday night
Sean Sears, NBC Sports Chicago

Milwaukee Brewers, in the post-season hunt, expect to draw 2.8 million fans to Miller Park
James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Red-hot Brewers scoring major ratings points for Fox Sports Wisconsin
Rich Kirchen, Milwaukee Business Journal

Brewers manager Craig Counsell’s biggest critic? It’s Kato Kaelin
Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune

NL Central Standings

Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Cardinals 90 69 - 9/26: No Game 9/27-9/29: vs. Cubs
Brewers 89 70 1.0 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Rockies
Cubs 82 77 7.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: @ Cardinals
Reds 73 86 16.5 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Pirates
Pirates 68 91 23.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: vs. Reds

Wild Card Standings

Team W L GB
Team W L GB
Brewers 92 67 +4.0
Dodgers 88 71 -
Cardinals 87 72 1.0