The 2011 regular season is now officially underway, but have the Milwaukee Brewers already lost their offseason luster?
Could our expectations have been a bit too high?
The Milwaukee Brewers may have opened their 2011 season on the losing end of a three-game sweep against the Reds, but there are plenty of reasons to be convinced this club has a special season in store.
Zack Grienke's status is a bit shady, the bullpen shows signs of strain early on and John Axford could have produced a better opening-day outing, but that's why there are 162 games to an MLB season.
So before Brewers fans across the nation call for Armageddon, here are five takeaways from Milwaukee's opening week.