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How should the Brewers line up their ‘Big 3’ against the Braves?

The Brewers have not yet set their rotation for the NLDS — how should they order their three All-Stars?

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As of Tuesday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers haven’t indicated how they will line up their starting pitchers for the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.

With three All-Star starters on the roster, there are certainly plenty of ways to go.

Do they stick with Brandon Woodruff at the top of the rotation and give him the ball in Game 1 against Atlanta’s Charlie Morton?

Or do they go with Cy Young candidate Corbin Burnes first?

If Burnes pitches Game 1, do they start Woodruff in Game 2, or do they save him for a potential series-swinging (or clinching) start on the road for Game 3 in Atlanta, with Freddy Peralta starting Game 2?

Who would start a potential Game 4 — Eric Lauer or Adrian Houser against the Braves’ right-handed power?

The fact the Brewers even have these questions to answer speaks volumes about their starting pitching depth — something that may give them the advantage over Atlanta in this series. It’s certainly a good problem to have, but how would you tackle it?

We talked about this topic and more as we previewed the NLDS in this week’s Milwaukee’s Tailgate podcast.

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How should the Brewers set their NLDS rotation?

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