2018 Milwaukee Brewers season

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2018 Milwaukee Brewers
National League Central Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record96–67 (.589)
Divisional place1st
Other information
Owner(s)Mark Attanasio
General manager(s)David Stearns
Manager(s)Craig Counsell
Local televisionFox Sports Wisconsin
(Brian Anderson, Bill Schroeder, Craig Coshun, Matt Lepay)
Telemundo Wisconsin
(Spanish-language coverage, Sunday home games; Hector Molina, Kevin Holden)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Bob Uecker, Jeff Levering, Lane Grindle)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2018 Milwaukee Brewers season was the 49th season for the Brewers in Milwaukee, the 21st in the National League, and 50th overall. On September 26, the Brewers clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2011. They defeated the Chicago Cubs in the 2018 National League Central tie-breaker game on October 1 to win their first division title since 2011. They swept the Colorado Rockies in the Division Series to advance to the National League Championship Series, where they lost in seven games to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Offseason[edit]

January 2, 2018 Traded RHP Dylan Baker to Los Angeles Dodgers for cash.[1]
January 25, 2018 Traded OF Lewis Brinson and three other minor leaguers to Miami Marlins for OF Christian Yelich.

Signed OF Lorenzo Cain to 5-year $80 million contract.[2]

Season standings[edit]

National League Central[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Brewers 96 67 0.589 51–30 45–37
Chicago Cubs 95 68 0.583 1 51–31 44–37
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543 43–38 45–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 79 0.509 13 44–36 38–43
Cincinnati Reds 67 95 0.414 28½ 37–44 30–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2018 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 3–4 3–4 3–3 8–11 11–8 6–1 1–5 2–5 4–2 6–1 12–7 8–11 3–3 2–5 10–10
Atlanta 4–3 3–3 3–4 2–5 2–5 14–5 3–4 13–6 12–7 5–1 4–3 3–3 4–2 10–9 8–12
Chicago 4–3 3–3 11–8 3–3 4–3 5–2 11–9 6–1 4–2 10–9 5–2 3–3 9–10 4–3 13–7
Cincinnati 3–3 4–3 8–11 2–4 6–1 2–5 6–13 3–3 3–4 5–14 3–4 4–2 7–12 1–6 10–10
Colorado 11–8 5–2 3–3 4–2 7–13 2–4 2–5 6–1 5–2 3–3 11–8 12–7 2–5 5–2 13–7
Los Angeles 8–11 5–2 3–4 1–6 13–7 2–4 4–3 4–2 3–4 5–1 14–5 10–9 3–4 5–1 12–8
Miami 1–6 5–14 2–5 5–2 4–2 4–2 2–5 7–12 8–11 1–4 2–5 4–3 3–3 6–13 9–11
Milwaukee 5–1 4–3 9–11 13–6 5–2 3–4 5–2 4–3 3–3 7–12 4–2 6–1 11–8 4–2 13–7
New York 5–2 6–13 1–6 3–3 1–6 2–4 12–7 3–4 11–8 3–4 4–2 4–3 3–3 11–8 8–12
Philadelphia 2–4 7–12 2–4 4–3 2–5 4–3 11–8 3–3 8–11 6–1 3–3 4–3 4–3 8–11 12–8
Pittsburgh 1–6 1–5 9–10 14–5 3–3 1–5 4–1 12–7 4–3 1–6 3–4 4–3 8–11 2–5 15–5
San Diego 7–12 3–4 2–5 4–3 8–11 5–14 5–2 2–4 2–4 3–3 4–3 8–11 4–3 2–4 7–13
San Francisco 11–8 3–3 3–3 2–4 7–12 9–10 3–4 1–6 3–4 3–4 3–4 11–8 2–5 4–2 8–12
St. Louis 3–3 2–4 10–9 12–7 5–2 4–3 3–3 8–11 3–3 3–4 11–8 3–4 5–2 5–2 11–9
Washington 5–2 9–10 3–4 6–1 2–5 1–5 13–6 2–4 8–11 11–8 5–2 4–2 2–4 2–5 9–11

The October 1 tiebreaker games were regular-season games that are included here.


Spring Training[edit]

Spring Training game log[edit]

2018 Brewers Spring Training Game Log: 19–12 (Home: 10–4; Away: 9–8)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Cancelled/Tie
Bold = Brewers team member

Roster[edit]

2018 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Regular season[edit]

Game log[edit]

2018 regular season game log: 96–67 (Home: 51–30; Away: 45–37)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Postponement
Bold = Brewers team member

Postseason game log[edit]

2018 postseason game log: 6–4 (Home: 4–2; Away: 2–2)

Detailed records[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League
AA Biloxi Shuckers Southern League
A-Advanced Carolina Mudcats Carolina League
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League
Rookie Helena Brewers Pioneer League
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League
Rookie DSL Brewers Dominican Summer League

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCalvy, Adam. "Brewers send Minor Leaguer Baker to Dodgers". MLB.com.
  2. ^ McCalvy, Adam. "Brewers revamp outfield with Yelich, Cain".

External links[edit]