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Milwaukee Brewers Powering Their Way to a Hot Start

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Coming into the 2009 season, the Milwaukee Brewers trotted the exact same starting lineup out to the field that they had for the most part last season. 

While this was a worry to some—that the Brewers relied on pitching to get them to the playoffs last year and C.C. Sabathia and Ben Sheets were now gone—the hitting has proved to fare much better this year and is winning games for the second-place Brewers.

After putting his slow start behind him, Ryan Braun leads the way with eight homers and 28 runs batted in.  12 games into the year, Braun was batting .222 with just one home run and five RBI. Then, a five-for-five, two home run game against the Phillies sparked a run for B...

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