Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke revealed some of his strategic moves for the remainder of the National League Championship Series vs. the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Brewers trail, 3-2, in the best-of-seven series and must win the final two games to reach the World Series for the first time since 1982. Both games would be in Milwaukee.
Roenicke said that Jerry Hairston Jr. will start at third base in Game 6 on Sunday, despite the fact that Casey McGehee hit three homers in a game off St. Louis starter Edwin Jackson earlier this season.
"We've talked about what we can do differently," Roenicke told reporters. "Hairston is definitely staying (at third). There's no way I'm taking him out of there. He has been so good."
Hairston also started Game 2 against Jackson and is batting .371 in the postseason while McGehee has one hit in five postseason at-bats. Roenicke decided against playing Hairston at second base in place of Rickie Weeks, who is ...