By ANDREW GRUMAN
There were a million phrases or clichs that could have been used to describe the importance of this weekend's series in Cincinnati.
Make-or-break, crucial, or any other way it can be said, the Brewers needed a series win.
But after a three game sweep at the hands of first-place Cincinnati in which Milwaukee could muster only four runs, there is only one way to put the feeling inside the Brewers locker room.
Frustrated because they couldn't capitalize when they had runners on, frustrated also because a couple of close calls by an umpire aided the Reds in scoring the eventual winning runs in the final two games of the series.
But mostly frustrated because they know they've dropped so many close games and have now put themselves in a nearly impossible hole to dig out of, 10.5 games out of first place, with three teams ahead of them.
And now it could lead to general manager Doug Melvin looking toward the future and be...