With the first week and a half of the 2009 season in the books, fans are starting to get an idea of how things will shake up for the duration of the season. While it is true that, in the long run, April games matter just as much as September games, it is a long season.
Like all else in life, each team’s season will see its fair share of ups and downs. The key is limiting the lows and sustaining the highs. The difference between an 82-win season and a 100-win season is just three wins a month—less than a win each week. Yet, 82 wins is the benchmark for good teams while 100 wins is the sign of a great team.
The Brewers currently sit at 3-6 through the first nine games and head to Citi Field to kick off an important nine-game road trip by taking on the New York Mets. While it is entirely possible for the Brewers to return to Milwaukee still three or four games below .500, here are ten reasons why Brewers fans need not worry.