Milwaukee Brewers defeat Colorado Rockies, 5-4

Doug Davis has been the forgotten man.

Right-hander Yovani Gallardo graduating into an opening day starter, the free-agent acquisition of left-hander Randy Wolf, the ongoing Jeff Suppan saga and the competition for the fifth spot in the rotation have all overshadowed Davis' return to the Milwaukee Brewers.

He had a relatively quiet spring after a one-year, guaranteed $5.25 million deal got him out of Arizona and solidified his third spot in Milwaukee's rotation.


Baseball folks are fond of saying it takes all 25 players on a major-league roster to win over the course of a long season.

Not just the starting nine. Certainly not just the stars in the lineup.

All 25 players. Every one of them.

The Milwaukee Brewers presented Exhibit A on Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park in a grind-it-out, 5-4 victory over the talented Colorado Rockies.

"You guys are going to have a lot of people to talk to after today's game," manager Ken...