Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 5/28/12
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Just a moment after J.J. Putz 3-2 strike glided across the plate, giving the Brewers their fourth-straight series loss and dropping to nine games below .500, Carlos Gomez slammed his bat to the ground. The frustration had been building for the Brewers the seemingly endless string of injuries, the one-inning blunders, the defensive lapses. And on Sunday afternoon, it was hard not to remember where these teams were a little more than seven months ago. Gomez was standing on second base then, one out in the bottom of the 10th inning of the National League Divisional Series. In those late months of the season, it seemed, the Brewers were a team on a mission. Just two weeks prior, they had won their first-ever NL Central division title, bathed in champagne, and saw clearly all the wonders that seemed to be in store for them. And then, as outfielder Nyjer Morgan hit a 2-2 pitch to center field and Gomez rounded third heading for home plate, the Brewers had never been higher. A first-ye...
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