NEW YORK — The 103-win New York Yankees ran out identical, relentless lineups in consecutive games for the first time all year, and manager Aaron Boone believes he knows what’s next for the A-team Bombers.

WASHINGTON — Trent Grisham's eyes were still red, his cheeks stained by tears, as a group of Milwaukee Brewers teammates gathered near his locker in the visitors' clubhouse at Nationals Park to offer hugs and words of encouragement.

CINCINNATI (AP) — The carpeting in the Brewers’ clubhouse was still damp from all the bubbly and beer sprayed around the place only a dozen hours earlier. No matter. With a chance for an even bigger celebration ahead, Milwaukee locked in and kept on winning.

CINCINNATI — A sizzlin’ September topped off by a frothy celebration. Nobody does it better down the stretch than these Milwaukee Brewers, who lost MVP Christian Yelich and beat long odds to get back in the postseason for a second straight season.

MILWAUKEE — Rookies Keston Hiura and Trent Grisham each hit two-run homers and the Milwaukee Brewers increased their edge for the second NL wild-card spot, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 Saturday night.

MILWAUKEE — Dinelson Lamet struck out a career-high 14 and Kirby Yates fanned pinch-hitter Ryan Braun with a runner on second base to close out the San Diego Padres’ 2-1 win over the playoff-contending Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

MILWAUKEE — Mike Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night to keep up their playoff push with their 11th win in 12 games.

MILWAUKEE — Cory Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night to keep up a playoff push with their 10th win in 11 games.

Eau Claire Post 53 wins the American Legion regional 13-0 over Superior behind Stan Morley and a grand slam by Bob Hansis to advance to the state meet at Wausau and takes the title with five wins in six games, beating Wausau 8-3 in the championship game as Tom Rodel hurls the win, Gregg Bohl…

Henry Aaron hits 14 home runs in May to move into fifth place all time with 528. Reggie Jackson belts two home runs, including a game-winner in the 13th as the A’s beat the Senators 7-5 in front of president Richard Nixon. Harmon Killebrew’s 3-run homer gives the Twins a 3-2 win over the Yan…

The Vikings are one of the teams considered to be placed in pro football’s AFL to get a 13-13 alignment between the two divisions but in the end, it’s the Colts, Steelers and Browns who are moved despite protests.

The Baltimore Colts eliminate the Packers from the playoffs with a 16-3 decision as QB Zeke Bratkowski is limited to 113 yards passing. Green Bay closes a 6-7-1 season on a high note with a 28-27 win over the Bears as Don Horn, called the quarterback of the future, throws two touchdown passe…

The Twins Winter Caravan Tour will stop at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Eagles Club in Lake Hallie. Kyle Gibson, Caleb Thielbar, Tony Oliva and Cory Provus will be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed reliever John Axford from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday for a player to be named.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are headed to their second straight World Series, finishing off the Detroit Tigers with a huge offensive burst to become the American League’s first repeat champion in a decade.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — On the day he pitches, Chris Carpenter can be an ornery cuss. He prowls the mound, barks at hitters, and on at least one occasion has been known to invite a basepath collision.

One of the first things that struck me as I started going through the record books of the Milwaukee Brewers' only other division championship season of 1982 is how strange the final standings must look to fans today.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Narverson was cruising along in the opener of a crucial series against the Philadelphia Phillies before falling apart in the sixth inning.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prince Fielder believes winning as a team brings out the best years of individual players. The Brewers slugger, who is on the doorstep of free agency, is doing both for Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers reliever Kameron Loe should have listened to the coaching staff. Instead, he talked them into letting him pitch for the third time in three games. He regrets that decision now.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Narveson labored through the spring, showing little signs of the pitcher who earned the fifth spot in the starting rotation last year. After two starts, no one for Milwaukee has been better.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Although the Chicago Cubs’ big inning started with a frustrating error in the field, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was counting on his man on the mound to minimize the damage.