The Milwaukee Brewers' spectacular 2011 season came to a screeching halt on Sunday night at Miller Park, when the club dropped a must-win Game 6 of their NLCS bout with the St. Louis Cardinals by a 12-6 mark.
Truthfully, the loss hurt in more ways than one.
Not only did the loss shatter the hearts of Brewers fans across the nation, but it would also mark the commencement of a new era of baseball in Milwaukee. With Prince Fielder now set to become an unrestricted free agent, it's inevitable that Milwaukee's 2012 lineup will be one with an entirely new scope.
What could their opening day depth chart look like? Here's a way-too-early sneak peek before opening day against the Cardinals.