2010 Milwaukee Brewers season

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2010 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 77–85 (.475)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Mark Attanasio
General manager(s) Doug Melvin
Manager(s) Ken Macha
Local television WMLW-CA
Fox Sports Wisconsin
(Brian Anderson, Bill Schroeder, Craig Coshun)
Local radio 620 WTMJ
(Bob Uecker, Cory Provus, Dave Nelson)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The Milwaukee Brewers' 2010 season was the 41st season for the franchise in Milwaukee, the 13th in the National League, and 42nd overall.

Regular season

April

The Brewers began the 2010 season with a loss at Miller Park to the Colorado Rockies in Yovani Gallardo's first career Opening Day start. The Brewers recovered to win the series, however, on the strength of two saves by Trevor Hoffman and a solid start from newcomer Randy Wolf. In the following series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Hoffman squandered two ninth-inning leads though he was bailed out the second time by third baseman Casey McGehee's walk-off home run to avoid being swept. The game was also noteworthy, because the Brewers overcame a home run by Albert Pujols. Although Pujols would hit 8 home runs against the Brewers in 2010, the Brewers would win 6 of those 7 contests.[1] Milwaukee then lost series to the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals. In the lone win of the Nationals series, the Brewers scored ten runs in the first inning, the franchise's first ten-run inning in nearly nine years.[2]

The Brewers took that offensive firepower to Pittsburgh, where, in a three-game sweep, they outscored the Pirates 36–1, including a historic 20–0 drubbing in the finale. The 20-run margin tied a club record for margin of victory and was the most one-sided shutout win in Brewers history. The series run differential tied for the third largest all-time.[3] The team could not keep up the record pace, though, and returned to Milwaukee to get swept by the Cubs, then to lose two of three against the Pirates, to whom the Brewers had not lost at Miller Park in the previous 22 Milwaukee meetings.[4] Hoffman continued to struggle, blowing consecutive save opportunities in a 17-hour span as the Brewers hitters sputtered to end the month as well. The Brewers lost seven of their last eight games in April to finish the month with a 9–14 record.

Left fielder Ryan Braun recorded a .355 batting average with five home runs and 20 RBIs and Casey McGehee hit .305 with five homers and 19 RBIs to lead the way for the Brewers' offense, while mighty first baseman Prince Fielder could only muster a .244 average and did not hit a home run until his 54th at bat, a career-long season-opening drought.[5][6][7] Gallardo and Wolf each notched two wins in the season's opening month to set the pace for Milwaukee pitchers. Veteran Jeff Suppan, the Brewers' Opening Day starter in 2009, was removed from the rotation after two disappointing starts in favor of Chris Narveson.[8]

May

The month of May was rocky for the Brewers when they rode a 9-game losing streak, the longest since 2006 when they lost 10 in a row.

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 0.562 49–32 42–39
St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 0.531 5 52–29 34–47
Milwaukee Brewers 77 85 0.475 14 40–41 37–44
Houston Astros 76 86 0.469 15 42–39 34–47
Chicago Cubs 75 87 0.463 16 35–46 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 105 0.352 34 40–41 17–64


Record vs. opponents

2010 National League Records

Source: [9]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 3–4 1–6 2–5 9–9 3–3 4–3 5–13 3–4 5–1 2–4 2–4 8–10 5–13 4–5 3–4 6–9
Atlanta 4–3 4–2 3–2 2–4 11–7 5–1 5–3 5–2 11–7 8–10 6–3 4–2 4–3 2–6 8–10 9–6
Chicago 6–1 2–4 4–12 2–3 4–2 7–11 3–4 9–6 3–4 4–2 5–10 3–5 2–5 9–6 4–2 8–10
Cincinnati 5–2 2–3 12–4 2–5 5–2 10–5 5–4 11–3 4–2 2–5 10–6 2–4 3–4 6–12 4–3 8–7
Colorado 9–9 4–2 3–2 5–2 3–4 2–4 7–11 5–4 3–3 1–6 3–4 12–6 9–9 3–4 5–3 9–6
Florida 3–3 7–11 2–4 2–5 4–3 3–3 4–2 4–4 12–6 5–13 6–2 3–6 2–5 3–2 13–5 7–8
Houston 3–4 1–5 11–7 5–10 4–2 3–3 2–4 8–7 3–4 4–3 11–4 2–5 2–7 10–5 4–4 3–12
Los Angeles 13–5 3–5 4–3 4–5 11–7 2–4 4–2 4–2 3–4 2–4 4–3 8–10 8–10 3–4 3–3 4–11
Milwaukee 4–3 2–5 6–9 3–11 4–5 4–4 7–8 2–4 5–2 1–5 13–5 3–4 2–5 8–7 4–2 9–6
New York 1–5 7–11 4–3 2–4 3–3 6–12 4–3 4–3 2–5 9–9 6–1 3–3 3–4 3–3 9–9 13–5
Philadelphia 4–2 10–8 2–4 5–2 6–1 13–5 3–4 4–2 5–1 9–9 2–4 5–2 3–3 4–4 12–6 10–8
Pittsburgh 4–2 3–6 10–5 6–10 4–3 2–6 4–11 3–4 5–13 1–6 4–2 0–6 2–4 6–9 1–5 2–13
San Diego 10–8 2–4 5–3 4–2 6–12 6–3 5–2 10–8 4–3 3–3 2–5 6–0 12–6 3–4 3–3 9–6
San Francisco 13–5 3–4 5–2 4–3 9–9 5–2 7–2 10–8 5–2 4–3 3–3 4–2 6–12 3–3 4–2 7–8
St. Louis 5–4 6–2 6–9 12–6 4–3 2–3 5–10 4–3 7–8 3–3 4–4 9–6 4–3 3–3 3–3 9–6
Washington 4–3 10–8 2–4 3–4 3–5 5–13 4–4 3–3 2–4 9–9 6–12 5–1 3–3 2–4 3–3 5–13


Game log

2010 game log
  Brewers Win   Brewers Loss   Game Postponed

Source:[10]

Roster

2010 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Jonathan Lucroy 56 209 55 .263 4 17
1B Prince Fielder 136 493 133 .272 30 71
2B Rickie Weeks 135 554 147 .270 29 76
SS Alcides Escobar 125 442 110 .249 4 39
3B Casey McGehee 131 503 142 .282 20 86
LF Ryan Braun 133 528 159 .301 20 80
CF Lorenzo Cain 24 77 22 .286 0 6
RF Corey Hart 119 453 126 .279 24 84

Through September 5, 2010

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Craig Counsell 89 179 44 .246 1 16
Joe Inglett 88 125 33 .264 1 7
Carlos Gómez 81 255 58 .227 5 22
George Kottaras 60 186 38 .204 9 25
Chris Dickerson 37 86 20 .233 0 5
Mat Gamel 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Jody Gerut 32 71 14 .197 2 8
Gregg Zaun 28 102 27 .265 2 14
Adam Stern 6 8 0 .000 0 1
Yovani Gallardo 28 52 14 .269 4 8
Randy Wolf 31 62 14 .226 0 4
Doug Davis 8 13 0 .000 0 1
Dave Bush 28 45 6 .133 0 1
Chris Narveson 32 41 14 .341 0 7
Manny Parra 36 33 6 .182 0 1
Chris Capuano 19 6 1 .167 0 0
Carlos Villanueva 45 4 0 .000 0 0
Kameron Loe 39 2 0 .000 0 0
Todd Coffey 59 1 0 .000 0 0
Trevor Hoffman 44 1 0 .000 0 0
Mike McClendon 7 1 0 .000 0 0
Marco Estrada 7 1 0 .000 0 0
Jeff Suppan 15 5 1 .200 0 0
Claudio Vargas 17 3 0 .000 0 0

Through September 5, 2010

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO WHIP
Yovani Gallardo 26 26 154.0 11 7 3.86 171 1.38
Randy Wolf 29 29 178.2 11 10 4.68 116 1.51
Doug Davis 8 8 38.1 1 4 7.51 34 1.98
Dave Bush 28 27 153.0 7 11 4.71 95 1.52
Chris Narveson 32 23 136.2 10 7 5.33 106 1.42
Chris Capuano 18 4 37.0 2 3 4.62 37 1.38

Through September 5, 2010

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV IP ERA SO WHIP
Todd Coffey 60 2 3 0 54.1 4.47 47 1.42
Carlos Villanueva 46 1 0 1 50.0 4.86 64 1.34
Trevor Hoffman 46 2 7 8 43.1 6.23 29 1.50
Kameron Loe 43 3 4 0 47.0 2.87 36 1.19
John Axford 42 7 1 20 49.1 2.37 60 1.20
Zach Braddock 38 1 1 0 30.2 2.64 37 1.43
Manny Parra 36 3 10 0 114.1 5.35 116 1.65
Mike McClendon 7 1 0 0 10.2 4.22 7 1.12
Jeremy Jeffress 1 0 0 0 1.0 0.00 0 1.00
LaTroy Hawkins 18 0 3 0 16.0 8.44 18 1.69
Mitch Stetter 9 0 0 0 4.0 14.73 3 2.73
Marco Estrada 7 0 0 0 11.1 9.53 13 1.76
Chris Smith 3 0 0 0 3.1 5.40 4 1.50
Joe Inglett 1 0 0 0 1.0 0.00 0 0.00
David Riske 23 0 0 0 23.1 5.01 16 1.41
Jeff Suppan 15 0 2 0 31.0 7.84 18 2.00
Claudio Vargas 17 1 0 0 19.1 7.32 18 1.93

Through September 5, 2010

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Don Money
AA Huntsville Stars Southern League Mike Guerrero
A Brevard County Manatees Florida State League Bob Miscik
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Jeff Isom
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League Tony Diggs
Rookie Helena Brewers Pioneer League Joe Ayrault

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Brewers, Helena

References

  1. ^ McCalvy, Adam (April 12, 2010). "McGehee's walk-off bails out Hoffman". Major League Baseball. Archived from the original on April 17, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  2. ^ Kerzel, Pete (April 18, 2010). "Crew sets record early, then holds on". Major League Baseball. Archived from the original on April 25, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  3. ^ McCalvy, Adam (April 24, 2010). "Stats aplenty from Brewers' 20-run win". Major League Baseball. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  4. ^ Witrado, Anthony (April 27, 2010). "Pirates end skid vs. Brewers as Hoffman blows third save". Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Archived from the original on May 1, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  5. ^ "Ryan Braun 2010 Split Stats". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  6. ^ "Casey McGehee 2010 Split Stats". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  7. ^ McCalvy, Adam (April 22, 2010). "Fielder goes deep to end power outage". Major League Baseball. Archived from the original on April 26, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  8. ^ Schelling, Jordan (April 25, 2010). "Brewers send veteran Suppan to 'pen". Major League Baseball. Archived from the original on April 27, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2010.
  9. ^ BASEBALL-REFERENCE.com Head-to-Head Records
  10. ^ "2010 Brewers Schedule". Milwaukee Brewers. Retrieved April 25, 2010.

External links

  • 2010 Milwaukee Brewers season at Baseball Reference
  • Milwaukee Brewers 2010 Schedule at MLB.com
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