3 Hardest Series Remaining on Brewers' Regular Season Schedule

Devon Platana
The three hardest series remaining on the Milwaukee Brewers regular season schedule.
The three hardest series remaining on the Milwaukee Brewers regular season schedule. / AP Photos/Steven Senne

After a strong end to July, the Milwaukee Brewers are searching for consistency in August. So far, they're an underwhelming 3-6 in nine games this month, leaving the Brew Crew sitting 1.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for the NL Central lead.

The Brewers have 51 games remaining on their 2022 schedule, giving them plenty of time to catch the Cardinals or even grab the National League's final wild card spot. Nevertheless, Milwaukee must start winning games for that to become a reality.

According to Tankathon, the Brewers hold the 12th-hardest strength of schedule across baseball in their remaining 51 games.

Here's a look at the Brewers' three hardest remaining series this season.

Brewers Posteseason

1. @ Los Angeles Dodgers (Aug. 22-24)

The Brewers have an upcoming stretch with seven games in 10 days against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with three of those contests taking place at Dodgers Stadium. Los Angeles has been one of the most dominant teams at home this season, going 40-15 in their own stadium while averaging 5.25 runs per game — third-best in the Majors. The Dodgers are stacked from head to toe and are always a tough team to beat, but things will be even harder if the Brewers don't build momentum before then. Considering that Milwaukee is also 4-10 in its last 14 meetings with Los Angeles, it's easy to see how this is one of the tougher remaining series.

2. vs. New York Yankees (Sept. 16-18)

A three-game series against the New York Yankees in September should also pose a tough test for the Brewers. Few clubs can match the Bronx Bombers' firepower, ranking first in the American League with 5.25 runs per game. Facing sluggers like Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton (if he's healthy by then) is never fun and should prove to be a challenge for Milwaukee's starters. Even if the Yankees are slumping at the moment, they have more than enough talent to turn things around in a month. If they can successfully do so, the Brewers could have an uphill battle ahead of them.

3. vs. New York Mets (Sept. 19-21)

Immediately after facing the Yankees, the Brewers have a three-game date with New York's other team, the Mets. Though the Brewers beat the Mets twice earlier this season, the latter is rejuvenated, having gone 15-3 in their last 18 games. The Mets have silenced their opponents' offense lately, too, holding them to two or fewer runs in each of their last six games. New York has one of the best pitching units in the MLB and overcoming the likes of Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Chris Bassitt will be far from easy. With the Brewers likely feeling the aftermath of their battle with the Yankees, beating the Mets will be no easy task.

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