Milwaukee Brewers: Top 10 Moments of the Regular Season

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MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 03: Christian Yelich #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates after hitting a single to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 at Miller Park on September 3, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 03: Christian Yelich #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates after hitting a single to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 at Miller Park on September 3, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) /
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WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 17: Jesus Aguilar #24 of the Milwaukee Brewers and the National League walks out of the dugout during the 89th MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 17: Jesus Aguilar #24 of the Milwaukee Brewers and the National League walks out of the dugout during the 89th MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) /

7. Five Brewers Selected to All Star Team

One of the biggest representations of how good the Brewers first half was is how there were five All Stars selected from the team. Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain and Josh Hader made the original team, Jeremy Jeffress was an injury replacement even though his numbers clearly were deserving, and Jesus Aguilar was voted in by the fans in the “Final Vote”.

That Final Vote for Aguilar was incredible. He carried the team in the first half and many Brewers fans felt he was deserving of making the team outright, but he wasn’t on the initial ballot and needed to be written in. But it came down to a Final Vote ballot and Aguilar blew away the competition. His 20.2 million votes were the second most in the history of the Final Vote.

Five All Stars is the most the Brewers have ever had, and nobody would have ever predicted they would have this many. Yelich and Cain were pretty predictable, and Hader might’ve been predictable as well, but nobody expected Jeffress and Aguilar to have as big of an impact as they have had on this team, and they are two of the biggest reasons the team is where they are.

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