It was an exciting night for the Milwaukee Brewers. With their win, they are back in the postseason. It’s the first time they’ve been in back-to-back postseasons since 1981-82, and they did it with a run where they won 17 of 19 games.
If you missed the recap from last night, here is David Gibson’s recap of the Brewers 9-2 win over the Reds.
There’s still a lot to be decided in the Brewers’ final four games of the regular season. Adam McCalvy has the full breakdown of all of the scenarios that are still in play.
The season started with a game-saving catch by Lorenzo Cain. It was just one of the top ten plays of the season, according to Adam McCalvy.
Josh Hader had to adapt when the league started figuring him out, so he started throwing more sliders and became dominant once again (from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).
Will Christian Yelich get to be a back-to-back MVP? Over on FanGraphs, Craig Edwards discusses the cases for Yelich and Cody Bellinger.
Of course, Twitter was busy with plenty of instant coverage after the game. Let’s start off with the call to end the game. It’s not an official start until Bob Uecker says it is, and here’s his call from the end of the clinching game:
Craig Counsell gave a speech to his players before the celebration began in full, though the players were eager to start their celebration.
Craig Counsell had more to say after he finally met with reporters following the game.
Craig Counsell on another terrific pitching performance, why Junior Guerra got the ninth and what he told the players before they popped bottles. pic.twitter.com/cr6J3ZJ68z— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) September 26, 2019
Ryan Braun had his own little speech after the game about this year’s team.
Christian Yelich had flown in to be in with the team for the celebration.
Of course, Bob Uecker was back in the celebration, and he was back to dancing.
It’s official now. Dancin’ Ueck is back. pic.twitter.com/JXCTdG6WS9— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) September 26, 2019
You also can’t pass up an opportunity to talk to Bob Uecker, either.
The Brewers radio broadcasters took the opportunity to get a picture together as they celebrated.
There were questions whether or not Zach Davies could participate, but he cleared that up on Twitter.
Here’s a few team pictures, featuring Bob Uecker in an interesting pose.
Of course, the Cubs were scoreboard watching, and the PNC Park scoreboard did update them when the Brewers game went final.
The PNC Park scoreboard crew out here trolling. pic.twitter.com/k5AjLtEPM3— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) September 26, 2019
There’s plenty of additional coverage out there from last night’s win. Here’s several interviews with players and management following the game.
From Fox Sports Wisconsin:
From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:
Meanwhile, if you’re wondering what the plan is for the day game, here’s a piece of info from manager Craig Counsell:
#Brewers are partying now but have a game at 12:30 local time tomorrow, with division and WC home field still at stake. Craig Counsell: "We'll rest some guys but it's an important game, and the guys know it. We'll address it but they know it."— Tom (@Haudricourt) September 26, 2019
There’s not much time to rest now. The next game is at 11:30 am today, and the Brewers have plenty of work left to do before the postseason actually begins.