Found April 07, 2012 on Brewers Bar:
A lot went on yesterday, so much that I couldn't cleanly fit it all into one post. So, we're going to do a quick roundup of the things we didn't cover: (Ed. Note: Unless I suddenly get much better at fitting this kind of stuff into a larger narrative, this will probably become a semi-regular thing. -NP) -- Alex Poterack from Disciples of Uecker already pointed this out, but it's worth restating: The decision to pick Travis Ishikawa over Brooks Conrad for the last spot on the bench seems even stranger now that the move has seemingly backfired on the Brewers already. Yesterday, down four with two on in the fifth inning, Ron Roenicke's best pinch-hitting option against lefty Jaime Garcia was Norichika Aoki, a left-handed hitter. Conrad, a right-handed hitter who has hit .268/.358/.465 against lefties for his career, would have made a lot of sense in that situation. (Of course, Conrad is on the DL in Nashville right now, making the point somewhat moot.)  Ishika...
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