Brewers submit Phils, retain EOB Heavyweight Championship
To be the man you've got to beat the man, and the Phillies did not beat the man. The belt thus remains in Milwaukee.
The Brewers on Thursday night concluded a sweep of the Phillies, and in doing so -- actually, by winning the first two games of the series -- those very same Brewers retained the Eye On Baseball Heavyweight Championship.
Wait, what is this "Eye On Baseball Heavyweight Championship" of which we speak? Click here for a full explanation.
How is this news? In the parlance of Ric Flair, we're talking about 10 pounds of gold, and 10 pounds of gold is always news. So there.
As for the Brewers' successful title defense in Philadelphia, it was a leisurely one in which they outscored the hosts by a margin of 25-10 over the three-game set. Following Thursday night's win, the scene in the clubhouse of the Brewers, still in possession of both belt and title, could be described as "a gentlemanly garden of delights." Witness this action news footage of Ryan Braun enjoying the spoils of championship glory ...
As you can see, it's good to be the Eye On Baseball Heavyweight Champion.
Up next for the Brewers: a mettle-testing title defense against the Pirates.
And now to the roll call of champions ...
|Eye On Baseball Heavyweight Champion||2014 title reign|
|March 31 - April 4|
|April 5 - Present|