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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Brewers Lead AL East with 3 of 4 Wins over Baltimore

Going into a four game home stretch against the Baltimore Orioles the Milwaukee Brewers faced some bleak odds.  An 11-11 record at home seemed a
Milwaukee fans celebrate Brewers home wins.
bit odd for the AL East leading Brewers but manager Harvey Kuenn still had an optimistic mind set that his team would make County Stadium a friendly confine yet.  And his team responded, taking 3 of 4 from their division rivals.  The Brewers outscored the Orioles 20-12 in the 4 game stint and increased their league leading batting average to .304 on the season.  The 3 wins improve Milwaukee to 34-21 on the season and continue to lead the AL East Division.  The losses drop Baltimore to 29-26 on the season.  Kuenn was asked by a reporter what he did to turn around his team at home, he responded, "All I do is write their names on the lineup card and let them play. It’s not a tough job. I haven’t misspelled one name yet."  Guess that sums it up.

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