It's all too easy in baseball to get sucked into the little moments of drama sprinkled throughout a 162-game regular season. The bottom-of-the-ninth comebacks. The walk-off grand slams. The game-ending strikeouts.
It doesn't often matter when in the season these instances take place. We are, after all, just 60 games into the 2012 baseball season a little over one third of the way through. Still, those moments can feel like defining ones.
And in front of over 43,000 people at Miller Park on Sunday, the Brewers had one of those moments.
In the scope of an entire 162-game schedule, that moment bases loaded, bottom of the ninth, a four-run lead wasted with two outs, their closer chased may not, when all is said and done, mean much more than a single win on the Brewers' schedule. But through 60 games, that moment, that tiptoeing of the line between winning and losing, has come to define the first third of the Brewers season.
After beating the Dodgers in four straight games out in ...