Better late than never: Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress gets the all-star honor he earned

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Better late than never: Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress gets the all-star honor he earned
Better late than never: Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress gets the all-star honor he earned

PITTSBURGH - He tried keeping it to himself as much as possible, but Sunday was a tough day for Jeremy Jeffress. The National League all-star team, including the entire pitching staff, was announced, and the Milwaukee Brewers' veteran reliever was left off. Jeffress knew if he wasn't going to be recognized as an all-star this year, it likely would never happen. After all, Jeffress knew he couldn't pitch any better than this. "It was (tough)," Jeffress admitted. "But it's just how it goes. I can't change anything. Just keep doing what I'm doing." All of that disappointment washed away late Thursday when manager Craig Counsell announced in the visiting clubhouse that Jeffress had been added to

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