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Brewers start set vs. 1st-place Cubs with win
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Don’t hand the National League Central to the surging Cubs just yet.

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Legacy in place, love of game still drives Selig
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Before he became Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bud Selig was known as the buoyant young Brewers owner who’d brought a franchise to town as a show of love for the sport and the city.

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Anderson set for second bullpen session
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It remains to be seen whether the Brewers add a starting pitcher by Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but they are on a path to add a significant one about two weeks after that.

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Brewers overpowered by Nats' HR barrage
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The ball flew over the wall so often that it seemed like a team-wide round of batting practice for the Nationals. They matched a franchise record as they clubbed eight home runs during a historic display of power in a 15-2 drubbing of the Brewers on Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park.

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Blazek's struggles cap tough road trip for Crew
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Michael Blazek’s first Major League start made history for the wrong reasons, providing an ugly finish to a bad road trip for the Brewers — who have a huge homestand ahead.

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Super utility: Perez pitches in with scoreless 8th
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Hernan Perez, the Brewers’ super-utility man, became the first Milwaukee position player to pitch in more than three years when he spun a scoreless eighth inning of an otherwise dreary 15-2 loss to the Nationals on Thursday. It left catcher as the only position Perez has yet to man in the Major Leagues.

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Crew tabs Suter to open key series vs. Cubs
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The Brewers return home Friday from a losing road trip to host the surging Cubs, who are 11-2 since the All-Star break, a season-high seven games over .500, and now have a 1 1/2-game lead over the Brewers heading into the series. They were 5 1/2 games behind the Brewers at the break. Newcomer Jose […]

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Brewers can't hold lead, fall out of 1st place
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Bryce Harper didn’t get it done, but Ryan Zimmerman did, following Harper’s fiery strikeout and ejection with the game on the line in the eighth inning by punching a two-out, two-run double for the go-ahead runs in the Nationals’ 8-5 win over the Brewers on Wednesday night at Nationals Park.

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Crew sends Phillips down after strong 2nd stint
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Brewers outfield prospect Brett Phillips was headed back to the Minor Leagues on Thursday after a successful second stint in the Majors.

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Nelson's gem spoiled by bullpen's rough 8th
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The good news for the Brewers on Wednesday was that they put the finishing touches on a trade with the White Sox for Anthony Swarzak, giving manager Craig Counsell another option for high-leverage spots. The bad news for the Brewers was that Swarzak was a day late.

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Brinson hits 1st HR in return; Garza to DL
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Top Brewers prospect Lewis Brinson is back in the big leagues and determined to have more fun the second time around. Brinson connected for his first Major League home run in an 8-5 loss to the Nationals after being recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs when the Brewers placed pitcher Matt Garza (right calf strain) on […]

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Nelson hoping Crew comes alive vs. Nats
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Bryce Harper will look to continue his July dominance against right-hander Jimmy Nelson when the Nationals and Brewers play the second contest of their three-game series at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.

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