MILWAUKEE Marco Estrada smiled as he got the question he had expected all along.
What did it feel like to finally get your first win of the season?
It's a version of a question Estrada has gotten all season long, as he's failed to secure a win for one reason or another ever since his first start of the season back on April 21. There was relief in his realization that he never had to hear those questions again, at least for the rest of the season. But Estrada understands better than anyone how long he's gone without a win.
"I mean, jeez, it's been five months and I don't have a win," Estrada said. "It's just the way the game works. It feels amazing to have this win finally."
Many of those potential wins had been blundered in Milwaukee's late innings, as Estrada was one of the starters hit badly by the Brewers' bullpen struggles. But on Tuesday, everything went right for Estrada.
His defense behind was spectacular, as several Brewers made diving catches in the infield and the ou...