MILWAUKEE -- There's something special about Opening Day.
In Milwaukee it means warmer temperatures are on the way, though the high temperature outside of Miller Park is just 35 degrees Monday.
The bunting was hung around the park, and fans lined up to get into the parking lot before 9 a.m. - over four hours before Yovani Gallardo will throw the first pitch of the 2013 season.
For Brewers owner Mark Attanasio, it's already his ninth Opening Day since purchasing the team prior to the 2005 season.
"It does not get old," Attanasio said. "I saw the fans outside tailgating. A bunch of notes from friends all over the country, and of course having my dad sing the National Anthem for the ninth season, it's really fun."
There's extra excitement and an extra pep in Milwaukee's step after adding free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse just one week ago. One of the best pitchers in the National League the past two seasons, Lohse will certainly improve the Brewers this season, but Attanasio had to we...