Spring Training reminds us why we love the game of baseball.
Like a beautiful plant, it sprouts in the spring, blooms in the summer and is put to rest in the fall.
The beginning of camp always brings the promise that this is the year that we can go all the way. Milwaukee Brewers fans have added hope this spring after years of frustration. GM Doug Melvin rebuilt the starting rotation with two major offseason acquisitions.
He first traded one of the Brewers top prospects, Brent Lawrie, to the Blue Jays for Shawn Marcum.
Then, in the coup de grâce, Melvin traded for Kansas City ace, Zack Greinke. The price was steep, giving up four-prized prospects, but for Milwaukee, it will be worth it. Greinke will lead the team to a division championship and win the 2011 NL Cy Young Award.
Here are 10 reasons why...