The Milwaukee Brewers dreams of a fifth-ever trip to the postseason ended Saturday when the team blew a six-run lead and lost 7-6 to the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Brewers (86-76) closed the season with a 6-1 win over St. Louis on Sunday and ended up one game behind Colorado for the second wild card. If the teams had tied, they would have met in a playoff game Monday in Denver.

None of this seemed possible at the beginning of the season, which was expected to be a rebuilding year.

So with the postseason nearly within their grasp, let's take a look at how the 2017 Brewers match up — statistically — with the four Brewers teams to make the postseason in the team's history.

Source: baseball-reference.com

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