Originally Posted by HokieRed
Did the Brewers win a series? Are they a better team now or one significantly in decline? Did they trade some talent that could--even if not used at home--have been moved for other things they need badly?
Did that trade launch them into the playoffs? Did it improve their team? Did it improve their chances to win in the playoffs? Had it been a really long time since they had been to the playoffs?
The answer to all of those questions is a RESOUNDING yes.