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3 Milwaukee Brewers
April 01, 2013
Enemy Lines
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April 01, 2013

3 Milwaukee Brewers

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB K
RF NORICHIKA AOKI
L-R .281 .352 .428 15 55 24 57
2B RICKIE WEEKS
R-R .249 .342 .435 22 62 13 151
LF RYAN BRAUN
R-R .321 .401 .606 42 115 28 131
3B ARAMIS RAMIREZ
R-R .306 .367 .546 28 97 3 88
C JONATHAN LUCROY
R-R .288 .340 .448 14 64 3 75
1B COREY HART
R-R .274 .338 .515 23 68 3 110
CF CARLOS GOMEZ
R-R .249 .300 .408 10 38 27 82
SS JEAN SEGURA
R-R .274 .322 .360 6 52 28 81
BENCH
OF LOGAN SCHAFER (R)
L-L .296 .346 .417 3 24 7 31
UT ALEX GONZALEZ
R-R .247 .288 .399 10 40 1 17
C MARTIN MALDONADO
R-R .265 .322 .417 8 31 0 55

Enemy Lines

A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE BREWERS

They made a nice run at the end of last season, but they're going to take a step back—it's a sub-.500 club with too many holes.... People forget this team led the NL in runs last year—they have some firepower, and it starts with Ryan Braun. You can pencil him in for another .300, 35-homer, 110-RBI season. What's impressive is that he didn't skip a step after Prince Fielder left. He's one of the top three hitters in the league.... Losing Corey Hart (knee surgery) for a while hurts a lot—right now they're going with Alex Gonzalez or Hunter Morris at first base. Morris is a top prospect with raw power, but he's a high-strikeout guy. They'd be asking a lot out of him.... Rickie Weeks is a big disappointment: I thought he turned the corner after 2011, but last year he had trouble making consistent contact and pitchers expanded the zone against him.... If he's healthy, Jonathan Lucroy will get to .300 with 20 home runs.... Carlos Gomez has always been an intriguing player with speed, and now he's flashing power. He's only 27 so there's room for him to grow.... The problem is the pitching. Other than signing Kyle Lohse, they've done nothing to address it.... Yovani Gallardo is a true No. 1: He could be a Cy Young candidate. After that it gets real ugly. Mike Fiers and Marco Estrada are No. 5 starters at best.... If not for the bullpen, they could have sneaked into the playoffs last year, and it's mostly the same crew back. John Axford's delivery was completely out of whack, and he couldn't throw strikes. He's looked better this spring but is so inconsistent.

The Lineup

2013 Projected Statistics

MANAGER RON ROENICKE

Third season with the Brewers

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

NEW ACQUISITION (R) ROOKIE

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