In the end it all felt so familiar for the Milwaukee Brewers. Squaring off against an overmatched San Diego Padres team in the final game of the 2012 season, the Crew powered their way to an early lead only to watch it all slip away due to an underperforming bullpen. Ultimately, game number 162 was a microcosm of the entire season. There are so many positive things fans should take away from this year's campaign including Ryan Braun's MVP-worthy performance, Yovani Gallardo staking his claim as the staff's ace, the emergence of Carlos Gomez as a legitimate starter, and the frantic September push that nearly kept the hated St. Louis Cardinals out of the playoffs...
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