Pregame interview with Dale Sveum
Brewers manager has high expectations for his team
What kind of expectations do you have from Gallardo tonight, just knowing he's only pitched once or started once since May 1st?DALE SVEUM: Obviously our expectations are high. The young man is a special young man makeup wise, heart wise, stuff wise. He threw a heck of a four innings the last time out. And expectations are hopefully nine innings with ten pitches an inning would be nice. Those are obviously optimistic reality. But that's what in the long run that's what we like to see. Are things calm in the clubhouse? Is there a sense of excitement right now or are they just business as usual? DALE SVEUM: There was a lot of laughing when I walked out. There was a lot of noise and a lot of laughing. So I would say they're pretty loose and ready to go. Like I said yesterday, those guys in the clubhouse have gone through hell for the last month. And they climbed that mountain and this is kind of, I think, a big relaxing series so to speak, even though obviously we know what's on the line. But what they've gone through in the last month and especially the last week, there's a big monkey lifted off their back.
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