MILWAUKEE -- Again and again in 2011 the Milwaukee Brewers have espoused a "short memory" approach, to both their successes and their failures. They'll do the same Monday when they try to take a 2-0 series lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL championship series.
First, they'll have to tuck away their 9-6 win in Game 1 on Sunday, something they've shown they're quite capable of this season. Then the approach falls to Shaun Marcum, who allowed seven runs in 4 23 innings to take a loss in his last start, Game 3 of the NL division series.
"I definitely put the last one away," Marcum said. "That's not one you want to remember. It was pretty easy to put that one away."
That outing was the fourth time in five starts that Marcum allowed five or more runs, leaving many wondering what had happened to the pitcher who posted a 2.95 ERA in August. Some suggested injury, others fatigue, but Marcum said he feels fine.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke didn't have the answers either, speakin...