Yes, the Crew, after defeating the Boston Red Sox 8-4, they went into their clubhouse at Fenway and flipped on the tube. They watched the Tigers and Blue Jays fight for first in the AL East. It’s something the Brewers want to play for next season.
“Maybe that will be us playing for first place instead of them this time next year,” Crew pitcher Bill Wegman told the Milwaukee Journal.
“I was hoping we’d clinch it (third place) but I hoped I’d be the one to do it. After we lost last night I thought this would be a great way to end a great season for me.”
Third may not be first, especially for a team that started the season 13-0, but it what the Brewers could get after a 12-game losing streak. And they got it. And they got it with a team record nine doubles and 11 extra base hits.
And, while the Brewers have nothing really to play for in the season finale (except for the team’s 92nd win), Paul Molitor, who is batting .356, could win the batting title if he went 6-for-6.
Considering what the Brewers have done this season, who’s to say it won’t happen.