MILWAUKEE This is what the Brewers had expected all season long.
After dropping a season-high seven games in a row just last week, Milwaukee had been desperate for something positive to happen. And on Wednesday, the Brewers got their wish -- albeit a bit too late -- as they swept the Astros in convincing fashion.
It was just the second sweep of the season for Milwaukee, and its first since late May when the Brewers beat the Dodgers in four straight games in Los Angeles -- a series Brewers manager Ron Roenicke has referred to as the team's best all season. But this series against the Astros was the best the offense has looked all season, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said on Wednesday.
When all was said and done against the Astros, Milwaukee had scored 31 runs in three games against their divisional opponents, showcasing the offensive potential that many had expected to see much earlier in the season. On Sunday alone, the Brewers smacked four home runs, as every starting position ...