Don’t hand the National League Central to the surging Cubs just yet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Brewers outfield prospect Brett Phillips was headed back to the Minor Leagues on Thursday after a successful second stint in the Majors.
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.
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 […]