The Milwaukee Brewers have been one of the most disappointing teams in baseball this season.
Considering they are a year removed from being two wins from their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the Brewers' current 61-67 record leaves much to be desired.
Many would agree that this team is better than its record indicates. And as of late, Milwaukee has been playing some inspired baseball, winning seven of their last eight games.
Dreams of a World Series—or even a whiff of the playoffs—are already dashed in 2012, but fans are already beginning to look ahead to a potential bounce back season in 2013.
It may sound far-fetched that the Brewers could compete for a World Series once again so soon, but here are some reasons why Milwaukee will be contenders in 2013.