MILWAUKEE — Coming off a period the place the Milwaukee Brewers ended up inside one recreation of the Entire world Collection, the crew and their admirers have higher hopes for the 2019 period.
“Having achievements earlier is some thing that can advantage you in a ton of approaches, due to the fact you realize how substantially pleasurable that is for every person. It is an priceless encounter to have the chance to perform those meaningful game titles down the stretch, but the obstacle does start off about, and definitely it is very challenging to achieve what we did past calendar year,” explained Ryan Braun, outfielder.
“There’s a very little bit extra expectations this calendar year than there ended up past calendar year, and this is type of the window we are in appropriate now. We have a wonderful very little window here the place everyone is below regulate and we can type of go for it these next couple of years and that is what everyone is taking pictures for,” explained Travis Shaw, infielder.
“Sure, people today didn’t assume us to gain the division or gain as numerous game titles as we did. It is about going out there and proving every person mistaken. Which is what I’m all about, and I say the very same issue this calendar year. It is about, what ever transpired past calendar year, that is about with. Time to convert the webpage and get all set for this calendar year. At the stop of the day, we have to go out here, get in the playoffs and type of go from there,” explained Lorenzo Cain, outfielder.
“The reasons groups have expectations is due to the fact there are fantastic players, and fantastic players are worthy of to have higher expectations. We had a pretty fantastic calendar year past calendar year. We went deep into the playoffs, and anytime you have a calendar year like that and you provide back again the the greater part of your crew and make a couple of additions, which we are and we have, expectations are going to be higher, so that is some thing to embrace and we will keep on to do that,” explained David Stearns, GM.
“We ended up close. We received genuinely close to what we required to achieve as a crew, and I think people today likely had some time to sit back again and mirror on the period and those feelings, and you want those feelings yet again. You want to see the electrical power in the stadium, the city, the way we felt down the stretch and in the playoffs, and you want to get back again there and get about that hurdle — get into the Entire world Collection and ideally provide one here to Milwaukee,” explained Christian Yelich, outfielder.
“It’s pleasurable for us to get back again with each other and reminisce about what a particular period it was, but at the very same time, what we achieved past calendar year doesn’t do us any fantastic going into this calendar year, so you start off about. You start off back again from the commencing and you try out and produce some thing particular yet again, due to the fact we all comprehensively relished definitely the deep run into the postseason past calendar year,” explained Braun.
Milwaukee Brewers pitchers and catchers report to spring schooling Feb. 13. The total crew exercises start off Feb. 19.