Friday, November 3, 2017

Is a World Series title just around the corner for the Milwaukee Brewers?

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Bottoms up: Astros and MVP George Springer complete stunning rise, win World Series.  (USA Today, 11/2/2017)
Quite the turnaround.  Four years ago, they were laughingstocks, losing at least 106 games three years in a row, including 111 in 2013, prompting Luhnow to even change his licences plate to GM111.

Related reading:
Brewers introduce Stearns as new GM 30-year-old was assistant general manager for Houston for three years. (MLB News, 9/21/2015)
As he pushed deeper into the process of choosing the Brewers' next general manager and found more and more to like about the 30-year-old assistant GM of the Houston Astros, principal owner Mark Attanasio focused not on David Stearns' age, but on other attributes. 
"In our interview process, we focused on his experience," Attanasio said. "He's got quite an impressive resume."

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