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Milwaukee’s Tailgate Podcast: 2020 Brewers Season Preview, Part 1

We (finally) preview the upcoming 2020 season and had to break it up into two parts

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After months of waiting, Opening Day is almost here (we think, at least).

The season was put on hold the last time we planned on previewing the Brewers’ season the Milwaukee’s Tailgate podcast, so our luck hasn’t been great so far. But we managed to at least record the season preview this time, and four months of waiting meant we got a little chatty and ended up going almost 2.5 hours.

So instead of making you listen to our voices for that long (we’re firm believers that podcasts shouldn’t have 2-hour episodes, nobody has time for that), we broke up our big season preview into two parts.

Part one is out today and covers all things Brewers, with in-depth looks at the bullpen (does Corey Knebel’s return let Craig Counsell use Josh Hader more effectively again? Who’s going to fill the bulk of middle innings we might see with shorter starts?), rotation (Who’s going to break out to be the #2 behind Brandon Woodruff? Is this Corbin Burnes’ last shot as a starter?) and lineup (is Keston Hiura going to take more DH at-bats than we thought if his elbow continues to be a problem? Is there a chance Omar Narvaez’s bat means we won’t miss Yasmani Grandal THAT much?).

Part two will be out later this week and include our preview for the rest of the league, including our division and playoff predictions.

As a reminder, you still have until first pitch on Opening Day to get in your submission for this year’s Prop Bet contest. We covered those in last week’s episode, and you can find the link to the contest itself here.

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You can listen to this week’s Milwaukee’s Tailgate here, the Spotify embed above, or just about anywhere else you get your podcasts. If you do listen, please consider leaving a rating and review.