Rarely does one wish to fast-forward through the weekend in anticipation of Monday morning…but this is one of those Fridays. I’d have to hot tub time machine it back to October 2, 2009 to find the last time these bubbles of eagerness so freely danced within my belly. Then it was the Packers and the Vikings in waiting. Today it is the Brewers and the Rockies.
One more weekend devoid of meaningful Milwaukee Brewers baseball.
The opening day lineup remains somewhat in a state of flux. A few things are certain: nine guys will start - Braun and Fielder will bat 3-4 – Gallardo will bat last. For the most part we know the guys, and for the most part we know where those guys will fall, but until Kenny posts it in the clubhouse, it’s not a done deal.
I’ve got some concerns about the 2010 Brewers, but all-in-all, I think we’ll be competitive. Let’s take a look at the prospective Opening Day nine: