Brewers big splash Red Sox, take EOB Heavyweight Championship

Aramis Ramirez hoists the prestigious belt in Boston.
Aramis Ramirez hoists the prestigious belt in Boston. (USATSI/

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The Brewers have taken the first two games of a three-game series against the Red Sox. In the grand scheme of things for the 2014 MLB regular season, it's not a huge deal. It is, however, a big deal in this space because that means we've already seen the Eye On Baseball Heavyweight Championship change hands for the first time this season.

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That would be the mighty champion Boston Red Sox hulking up (coming back from multiple deficits to tie it up and send to extra innings) only to have the Brewers turn around and go with the surprising big splash in extra innings.

And now, the Milwaukee Brewers hold the utterly prestigious EOB Heavyweight Championship. They'll square off again with the Red Sox Sunday in Boston, but the series -- and, hence, the match -- is already concluded.

Up next: The Brewers will visit Philadelphia, where the Phillies will attempt to bring the esteemed belt to the home of Rocky Balboa.

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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