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Milwaukee Brewers Finish Mid-Season 'Slightly Better' Than Anticipated

Justin Berl
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Members of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrate after the final out in their 9-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on July 20, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Milwaukee Brewers emerged from last week's All-Star break about the same way they went into it - sputtering a bit. Expectations were low for the Brew Crew this year, as the team continues to rebuild with an eye towards future success.

The Sports Post managing editor and Lake Effect sports contributor, Shaun Ranft stopped by this week to offer a mid-season review of the home team and share his thoughts about what's gone right, and wrong, for other teams.

Ranft started with where the Brewers are in their rebuilding strategy: