In the days leading up to Opening Day, MLB.com is examining various aspects of each team's roster. Today, the time has come to focus on a key number for the upcoming season. For the Brewers, it's 2.61: their average number of runs scored during their season-ending swoon.
PHOENIX -- One must not dig too deeply into the numbers to find where the 2014 Brewers went wrong. The figure 2.61 stands out -- Milwaukee's average number of runs during a 31-game, season-ending swoon, which cost a team which spent 150 days in first place an opportunity to play in the postseason.