Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers are a professional baseball team based in MilwaukeeWisconsin. The team is a member of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's National League and plays its home games at Miller Park. The team is so named because of the city's association with the brewing industry.

On September 23, 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their first division title in 29 years. They won the National League Division Series in five games over the Arizona Diamondbacks, but lost to the eventual World Serieschampions St. Louis Cardinals in six games during the NLCS. Some outsiders felt the a softer schedule fueled the Brewers' scorching summer stretch that included 22 wins in 25 games. GM Doug Melvin vehemently denied such talk, stating that teams such as the MarlinsReds, and Pirates were over .500 at the time when each contest took place.