Posted by Steve
There aren’t many positive things to take away from this season, but I’m going to focus on my biggest reason for remaining interested in the team this season: Lorenzo Cain.
Cain had a very nice year at AAA, and he’s been solid since being called up to Milwaukee. If you missed yesterday’s game, you missed today’s top play on Sportscenter.
Cain has been better defensively than I expected as well. His offense isn’t outstanding (slugging is a bit low), but it’s certainly adequate for center field. At the very least, he’s a better option than Carlos Gomez, despite whatever bonehead things Gomez says.
At this point, I don’t care at all about wins and losses. In a way I suppose that’s depressing, but it’s kind of a fun way to watch a baseball game. I don’t know that I’ve been upset by a Brewer game all year, and that’s something I couldn’t say in 2008 or even 2009. All I care about now is watching guys like Cain, Jonathan Lucroy, Mat Gamel (should be called up any day), and yeah, even Alcides Escobar. In other words, give me the young guys who have a future here.