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Old September 13th, 2017, 05:23 PM   #1061
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It was a great weekend for WI sports.

Badgers won, but still do not look anything remotely close to a #9 team.

Packers beat the Seahawks in a grind-fest. The Packers D looked very good which is encouraging.

Brewers went in and swept the Cubs. I'm nervous now that they return home to play Pitt as they seem to play to the level of the competition. PLEASE do not play down to Pitt; keep the pedal to the metal now.
Wisco is showing it's potential but is also playing down to it's competition a bit.
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Old September 16th, 2017, 09:55 AM   #1062
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The new alternate uniforms. To me, the HD logo looks fine. If you have to go with a logo to make a little money, this is fine. Harley is the height of cool, even if I hate motorcycles. That it uses the natural colors instead of trying to blend in, that's how merchandising works. It doesn't look any worse than the Nike or NBA logos. Bring it loud and be proud!

I'd prefer no logos on at least this uniform, but that's not going to happen.

Bango needs a Harley, though. And a leather jacket. Bad Bango!

You know, a basketball is orange, usually with black or white lettering. A coincidence?

I swear, these guys don't miss a thing. They haven't shown who the arena sponsor will be yet, but meanwhile, they have prominently hooked up with Harley-Davidson, Milwaukee Tool and Johnson Controls as sponsors just so far. They have recreated the Milwaukee Bucks into a strong thread of Milwaukee's fiber. How many championships do the Brewers have again?

http://www.nba.com/bucks/gallery/buc...dition-uniform

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Old September 16th, 2017, 10:19 AM   #1063
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Harley is the height of cool
What.
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Old September 16th, 2017, 04:39 PM   #1064
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Wisco is showing it's potential but is also playing down to it's competition a bit.
Brew Crew blew the Marlins out of the water last night (pardon the pun! )
10-2 final score, including a grand slam homer, the first I have ever witnessed in person!
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Old September 17th, 2017, 12:54 AM   #1065
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Check out this 104 mph rope from Brett Phillips to catch the runner at home:

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/09/milw...ughing-guy-mlb

Kid was a human highlight reel that night, hope he can take a step up with his consistency.
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Old September 17th, 2017, 07:48 PM   #1066
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The Badgers sure looked good yesterday. This is shaping up to be a potentially special season. If Hornibrook can continue to play like he did yesterday, they have no weakness.

Of the nine conference games on the schedule, seven of them are night games. They only have two games for the entire season that start at 11am. They have made the big time.
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Enjoy the next two weeks!

It is really exciting to see the Brewers winning these close games. The mark of a good team is having the pitching and defense step up even when the hits aren't coming. It's been a major issue this season getting bad outs with runners on base. However, the bullpen has been lights out. Almost all the Brewers teams in my lifetime (1984-now) have been much better hitting teams than pitching ones, but this team is pretty balanced. They've had stretches where they've poured on runs, and stretches where they couldn't scratch anything onto the scoreboard.

Even if they can't pull out a wildcard spot, they're already assured a .500 or better season. I said months ago that anything .500 and better, I'd consider a massive success. The Brewers are in the top 10 of ESPN's power rankings, they started the season 26th. They were predicted to be 4th or dead last in their division. They've taken series from the 3 best NL teams, teams they'll like face if they get in and win the Wild Card. They rank 10th in attendance, bringing over 31K per game, which will only increase in this last homestand. Perhaps most shocking to me is how they've rebounded from 2 games over .500 to 11, tying their high watermark. THINK about how unlikely this all is:

1)The Brewers do no have a single everyday player with a BA over .300, nor any player with 100 RBIs (yet, though Shaw is close)
2) Their April sparkplug was mired in a 4 month slump
3) They had two of their top three starters spend significant time on the DL
4) They play the defending WS champs 18-19 times, and the Cardinals 18-19 times - against whom they've always struggled
5) They have one of the lowest payrolls in baseball and were expected to be at least two years away from competing
6) A lot of their best farm prospects haven't even been called up yet!

How can you not be loving this season? My first year of the MLB League Pass has been incredible and honestly restored my love of baseball. If they win a Wild Card spot, they truly deserve it. Did you see the ENTIRE team engaged and cheering on Phillips during that epic 12 pitch walk, battling back from an 0-2 hole via 7 fouls? This is a selfless squad with a next man up mentality, the hallmark of winning and good managing. I'm becoming a believer in both Counsell and Stearns, and I believe there is more staying power than the 2011 version even if that was the MOST talented Brewers team (imho) in history.
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