Over the past decade the Milwaukee Brewers have not had good luck retaining first basemen from a year to year basis. Fast forward to the present year in 2023 and for a second consecutive season Rowdy Tellez is the favorite to start on opening day at first base. If he does get the nod, he will become the first Brewers player since Prince Fielder in 2010-2011 to draw starts at first base on opening day in consecutive seasons.
The Milwaukee Brewers will play the Chicago Cubs on opening day in 2023. Marcus Stroman, a right-handed pitcher, will be on the mound in the Windy City. This means that Rowdy Tellez should break this “curse” that has been going on for over a decade.
Milwaukee Brewers Rowdy Tellez should break a 10+ year “curse”.
From 2006-2011 Prince Fielder had a run of six consecutive seasons starting on opening day at first base for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Players to start at first base on opening day since 2012 include: Matt Gamel (2012), Alex Gonzalez (2013), Lyle Overbay (2014), Adam Lind (2015), Chris Carter (2016), Eric Thames (2017), Ryan Braun (2018), Jesus Aguilar (2019), Justin Smoak (2020), and Keston Hiura (2021).
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How to Watch the Milwaukee Brewers Without Cable?
DirectTV Stream will give local viewers access to watch the Brewers, regardless of the channel they are playing on, Bally Sports Wisconsin, ESPN, Fox, Fox Sports 1, and TBS. fuboTV will also give viewers access to all Brewers games, except those on TBS.
Out-of-market fans can use MLB.TV to enjoy Brewers baseball from afar.
When Did the Brewers Come to Milwaukee?
The Brewers were founded in 1969 as the Seattle Pilots as part of the American League (AL). After one season, the team relocated to Milwaukee. The Brewers joined the National League (NL) in 1998.
How Did the Brewers Get Their Name?
The Brewers’ name dates back to the early 1900s, originally held by a professional franchise that relocated to become the St. Louis Browns. It honors the beer-brewing industry in and around Milwaukee.
Will the Brewers Win the 2023 World Series?
Sportsbooks have the Brewers at 4000-1 to win the World Series. This is the 14th-best odds among MLB teams. It’s not impossible with players like Christian Yelich, but the odds aren’t in their favor.