"Truly the best fans in the game:" Brewers players react, thank fans after NLCS Game 7 loss
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Players on the Milwaukee Brewers roster reacted on social media to the NLCS Game 7 loss Saturday night and Sunday morning. Most players thanked their fans and said they would be back next year in a similar spot.
Likely NLCS MVP Christian Yelich said on Instagram, "Hats off to the fans you were unbelievable all year."
Pitcher Zach Davies who was added to the NLCS roster after Gio Gonzalez suffered an injury said the city came alive when they needed it more.
This city came alive when we needed it most. We came up short of our ultimate goal but we went on a journey that none of us will ever forget. Thank you @Brewers fans for another incredible year of support. 2019, we will be ready for you. #ThisIsMyCrew— Zach Davies (@ZDavies3) October 21, 2018
Catcher Stephen Vogt who was left off the postseason roster said, "This group of guys made one of the toughest years of my career one of the best."
This group of guys made one of the toughest years of my career one of the best. These @Brewers are a special group. From the players to the clubhouse staff, coaches and fans, 2018 was an unbelievable year to remember. #ThisIsMyCrewpic.twitter.com/u7sfzNt7SI— Stephen Vogt (@SVogt1229) October 21, 2018
Pitcher Brandon Woodruff who pitched well in the series including a home run thanked his teammates, coaches and staff for making it the "best experience."
What a ride this season has been! Glad to be a part of this team! Thank you to my teammates, coaches, and @brewers staff for helping make this the best experience. Most of all thank you fans for supporting us! #gobrewerspic.twitter.com/PkQA4qDmLS— Brandon Woodruff (@B_Woody24) October 21, 2018
Pitcher Jimmy Nelson who spent all year recovering from injury and is expected to return in 2019 said this about the Brewers fans, "Not just another cliche, but y'all are truly the best fans in the game."
Thank you @Brewers fans for all the support this year. Not just another cliche, but y’all are truly the best fans in the game. I can’t wait to get back on the bump for y’all next season. This is just the beginning. #ThisIsMyCrew#Brewers#Comeback— Jimmy Nelson (@Jimmy_J_Nelson) October 21, 2018