Milwaukee Brewers

Counsell OK with Crew monitoring scoreboard
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Brewers manager Craig Counsell stirred at 4:30 a.m. CT Tuesday and checked his cell phone for the score of the late-night Rockies game.

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Pina's sprained thumb may be season-ending
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With the baseball calendar running short, a painfully sprained ligament in Brewers catcher Manny Pina’s left thumb has put the rest of his season in doubt.

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Crew falls to Cubs; playoff chase slowed
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The defending National League Central champions took another step forward on the path to repeating as division champs as the Cubs took a 5-0 win over the Brewers on Sunday at Miller Park.

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Brewers lament lost series, but not giving up
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Keon Broxton might have offered the best description of the Brewers’ extended weekend against the Cubs when he called it “draining on our hearts.” But after three losses in four charged games all but dashed Milwaukee’s division hopes and forced their focus toward the National League Wild Card race, manager Craig Counsell refused to hang […]

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Davies, Crew continue postseason chase
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With the “Cincinnati sweep” still fresh on their minds, the Brewers will begin their final push for a postseason berth with a rematch against Joey Votto and the Reds beginning on Tuesday at Miller Park.

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Finals week: Wild tests facing NL Central
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The Cubs will have champagne on ice this week in St. Louis, ready to celebrate a second straight National League Central title. The Brewers and Cardinals have the NL Wild Card in their sights. And the Reds have a chance to play spoiler along the way.

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Crew to decide Hader's future role in offseason
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As Brewers left-hander Josh Hader slings his way to dominant numbers as a multi-inning relief weapon, the Brewers’ public stance on his future has evolved from a firm, “We still view him as a starter long-term,” to “Let us get back to you on that.”

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Crew bolsters hopes with rallying win vs. Cubs
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For a third straight game, the Brewers and Cubs went to extra innings. But Milwaukee came out on top Saturday, rallying for a 4-3 win over the Cubs in 10 innings at Miller Park, with Travis Shaw’s walk-off two-run homer the difference.

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Shaw thriving on field amid tough year off it
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It’s not easy playing a game that often can create stress when every moment away from the field is thick with it. That is the challenge Travis Shaw has confronted during a sleep-deprived debut season with the Brewers, splitting time between a newborn daughter in the hospital and anchoring the lineup for a team that […]

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Nelson rejoins Brewers with arm in sling
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Jimmy Nelson completed the transition from Brewers No. 1 starter to No. 1 Brewers fan on Thursday, when he returned from shoulder surgery in the middle of the team’s epic series opener against the Cubs.

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Suter looks to provide lift for Crew in NL races
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Last season, the Cubs had the luxury of a huge lead in the National League Central. On Saturday afternoon, they’ll try to create a little more distance between themselves and the Brewers in the third game of a key four-game showdown at Miller Park.

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Crew denied in 3rd straight heartbreaker
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After three straight heartbreaking losses in the opponents’ final at-bat, including two in a row to the team they are chasing in the National League Central, is it Wild Card or bust for the Brewers?

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