Carlos Gomez

Milwaukee Brewers 2014 Preview

Brew Crew trying to put disappointing 2013 behnd them
The top of the NL Central will be tough to crack with St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati all expected to be strong once again, meaning that even if everything goes according to plan it still might not be enough for the Brewers to get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

Despite coming off their worst season in nearly a decade, the Milwaukee Brewers largely stood pat heading into 2014. While on the surface that might seem crazy, there was a method behind the madness for general manager Doug Melvin.

2013 MLB Power Rankings: May 7

A look at the best and worst baseball teams in the league.
<p> A look at the best and worst baseball teams in the league.</p>

Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Texas Rangers) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.