As quietly as possible, in four games, the Milwaukee Brewers swept major league baseball's best team.
As quietly as possible, the Brewers seemed to fix every problem that had sent them on a slide to the bottom of the National League to start 2012. The dominant pitching of 2011 was back, including an impressive debut win from a lightly-regarded prospect in Michael Fiers. And when it seemed to matter most, the Brewers bats started to come alive, grabbing timely hit after timely hit, even without one of the league's hottest hitters in the lineup.
As quietly as possible, the Brewers might have found their mojo out in Hollywood.
Eight games back in the NL Central on May 27, players in the team's clubhouse even expressed that the team's two-month slump was no longer easily brushed off. But sweeping the team with the best record in baseball at their own ballpark does a number for a team that clearly lacked confidence before its trip to California.
"We feel great," Brewers manager Ron...