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Brewers beat Twins in home opener at American Family Field



Jackson Chourio

MILWAUKEE — The Brewers dwelling opener in opposition to the Twins Tuesday afternoon at American Household Discipline was in some ways the beginning of a brand new period.

There’s a number of new gamers. And a brand new supervisor in Pat Murphy. Even after sweeping the Mets in New York, Pat Murphy is not getting carried away.

“First weekend had a number of good elements to it. Plenty of not so good,” mentioned Murphy. “So what we’re evaluating, what we’re going by, we’re nonetheless creating our character.”

“I feel our expectation is at all times to win,” mentioned Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich, who homered Tuesday. “I feel that is been fairly fairly evident through the years. “We have had a number of expertise come via the room and a number of profitable groups, however every year has been its personal yr.”

20-year-old Jackson Chourio is the youngest participant in Main League Baseball. He singled to drive in a run in his first dwelling at-bat on Tuesday. The Brewers thought do a lot of Chourio within the offseason that they rewarded the outfielder with an $82 million contract earlier than he performed an inning within the main leagues. 

“It’s exhausting for us to compete within the free agent market,” mentioned Brewers proprietor Mark Attanasio. “Right here we are able to have a man who might be homegrown, whose story the followers can observe for at a minimal of eight years. I feel there is a worth to that.”

By way of an interpreter, Chourio was requested how he blocks out the distractions and hype.

“The group has handled me extremely, even since earlier than I signed the contract. So, you realize, ever since after signing. Actually? Now it is simply time to display my talents and go on the market, carry out.”

Brewers radio broadcaster Bob Uecker was on the ballpark to do the sport. Followers gave him an enormous ovation when he was proven on the scoreboard. He has mentioned he’ll take issues day-to-day at age 90.

“Uek may be very centered on at all times being at a corridor of fame stage,” mentioned Attanasio. “So he would not wish to simply be within the sales space, to be within the sales space. It is going to be his alternative and we’ll see.”

That is the twentieth season that Attanasio has been the Brewers proprietor.

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