MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell juggled his lineup, hoping for a spark. Yasmani Grandal certainly delivered it.
MINNEAPOLIS — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota.
SAN DIEGO — Manny Machado missed a three-run home run by inches.
MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler was supposed to have the night off. Instead, the Twins outfielder wound up playing 12 innings and delivered three huge hits.
SAN DIEGO — Left-hander Logan Allen will have so many memories of his major league debut that he might not know where to start.
SAN DIEGO — Backed by Manny Machado's home run, Joey Lucchesi gave the San Diego Padres' bullpen a chance to catch its collective breath.
MINNEAPOLIS — After an awfully sluggish start to their World Series title defense, the Boston Red Sox have begun to round into form.
HOUSTON — On a night when the Milwaukee Brewers struck out again and again, piling up a season-high 24 Ks against the Houston Astros, one big swing by Mike Moustakas made all those whiffs way easier to swallow.
HOUSTON — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
MILWAUKEE — The big spending is officially over.
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers topped their crowd-pleasing Christian Yelich bobblehead giveaway with another surprise gift, thanks to Mike Moustakas.
MILWAUKEE — It wasn’t pretty, but Zach Davies did something Saturday that no other starting pitcher in Milwaukee Brewers history had done before.
DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season.
MILWAUKEE — When Brandon Woodruff starts, the Milwaukee Brewers win.
PITTSBURGH — Zach Davies wanted a shot at becoming the first Milwaukee pitcher in two years to toss a complete game. So with the Brewers nursing a two-run lead heading into the ninth on Sunday in Pittsburgh, Davies went to manager Craig Counsell and pleaded his case.
PITTSBURGH — Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10 on Saturday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — Devin Smeltzer added another chapter to his inspiring comeback story, pitching six shutout innings in his big league debut and helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins’ six-game winning streak.
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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.
CHICAGO — The way their closers were struggling, Cubs manager Dale Sveum and the Brewers Ron Roenicke could probably feel each others pain.
PHOENIX (AP) — Dan Haren had a good outing for the Los Angeles Angels.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark and the Texas Rangers in this World Series.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nobody plays a hunch like Tony La Russa. Not this October, anyway.
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.
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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) — Francisco Rodriguez is unhappy with his role on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers.
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) — Manager Ron Roenicke wants Casey McGehee to play a big role in the Brewers’ offense, not try to carry the club. McGehee did both Wednesday.
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.
CLEVELAND (AP) — They juggled their lineup, held a pregame meeting and came out swinging.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Minnesota Twins left Florida to start the season, scoring runs was the least of their concerns.
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.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prince Fielder says he decided to be stubborn this spring and changed his attitude for the better. He’d stop looking at his early season numbers, which have always been ugly, and has no plans to brood over his stat line.
MILWAUKEE — He doesn't remember the name of the drug store where he bought his bats or the bar where he'd grab a burger and a beer, but Bob Uecker remembers Eau Claire.
PHOENIX (AP) — Casey McGehee, Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers thought Roman Colon celebrated a spring training strikeout a little too much.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Boggs and the Milwaukee Brewers jumped all over two candidates for Cincinnati’s rotation while Yovani Gallardo breezed through the Reds’ lineup.
PHOENIX (AP) — Trevor Cahill did a bit better in his return to the mound for the Oakland A’s.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Kerry Wood understands the comparisons but thinks they are unfair.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Bert Blyleven arrived in Minnesota for his second stint with the Twins, he joined a team in need of his experience, endurance and sense of humor.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Greinke loves the attitude of the Milwaukee Brewers and their willingness to try to reach the postseason immediately.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shaun Marcum learned that he couldn't get by with just throwing without thinking in the loaded AL East. The Brewers' newest starter relies on command, and he will get to see if his efforts work in the National League.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The castoff comes through with another big hit, the rookie delivers again. The slumping slugger emerges at exactly the right time, the guy too banged up to start comes through at the end.