The Milwaukee Brewers started the week excited about their post season playoff chances. With four games left in the regular season, those chances are growing slimmer by the day.
The Brewers managed just four hits and used nine pitchers in a 6-0 loss to the last place Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night at Miller Park. It was their fourth loss in the last five games against the Reds in the month of September, and the fifth in eight games since the all-star break. The Brewers have lost five of their last seven games overall.
The loss dropped the Brewers 2 1/2 games behind the Colorado Rockies in the race for the second and final wild card spot in the National League. They were officially eliminated from the Central Division title race after the Chicago Cubs clinched with a 5-1 victory over the Cardinals in St. Louis.
For the Brewers to have a chance, they will likely need to win all four remaining games and get the Rockies to drop two out of three against the Dodgers [Read more…]