Originally posted on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 7/12/12

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 4: Robin Yount (C) speaks as Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin (L) and Chairman and Principal owner Mark Attanasaio look on at a press conference announcing his return to the Milwaukee Brewers as a bench coach November 4, 2005 at Miller Park in Miwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Photo: REUTERS/Darren Hauck According to GM Doug Melvin, the Milwaukee Brewers are going to see what happens in the nine-game span starting Friday, July 13 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  How the team plays will reportedly determine whether new hands are brought on or if someone or several someones will be thrown overboard.  I think this is a very logical and pragmatic, almost insanely predictable strategy.  I can’t help but observe that the series with the Pirates starts on Friday, the 13th.  That’s just great. However, I’m pumped because I will be at Miller Park to enjoy Zach Greinke’s third-straight start and have a chorizo or two.  Tim Dillard has been shipped out in favor of Tyler Thornburg in the bullpen, and Jeff Bianchi will hopefully be manning shortstop this weekend.  The weather will be terrific, I trust, and the roof will be open.  We can all hope and meditate on the Brewers having the might and wherewithal to put a righteous pounding on the lovable Bucs, despised-for-...
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