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Brewers trade Anderson to Blue Jays, allow Thames to go free

Nov. 4, 2019 6:42 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers cut $15 million in payroll for next season, trading right-hander Chase Anderson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for prospect Chad Spanberger and declining a $7.5 million option on first baseman Eric Thames. Anderson was 8-4 with a 4.21 ERA in 27 starts and five relief...

Moustakas, Grandal go onto free agent market

Nov. 1, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Yasmani Grandal declined their mutual options with the Milwaukee Brewers, becoming free agents. Moustakas, who turned 31 in September, is a free agent for the third straight offseason after earning $18.7 million in a pair of one-year deals. He hit .254 with 35 homers and...

The Latest: Nats dominate Astros, take 2-0 World Series lead

Oct. 24, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Stephen Strasburg outdueled fellow ace Justin Verlander, overcoming a shaky start to give the Washington Nationals a 12-3 victory Wednesday night and a commanding 2-0 lead in the World Series. Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking homer in...

Brewers GM makes bringing back Grandal, Moustakas a priority

Oct. 4, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are hoping Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas will be back next season after the team made back-to-back playoff appearances for just the second time in franchise history. Grandal and Moustakas have mutual contract options. Grandal, who led NL catchers with 28 homers,...

Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

Oct. 2, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the postseason, Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance. And maybe, just maybe, it makes sense that it would be this particular edition of...

Hader, Grisham combine to give away NL wild-card game

Oct. 2, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Everything was going according to plan for manager Craig Counsell and...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer, Nats open MLB playoffs vs Brewers

Oct. 1, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: START 'EM UP Max Scherzer throws the first pitch of this year's playoffs when Washington takes on the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL wild-card game at Nationals Park (8:08 p.m. EDT). Since a 2013 AL Division Series victory for Detroit, Scherzer has made seven...

A capsule look at the Brewers-Nationals playoff game

Sep. 30, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

A look at the National League wild-card game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Washington, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS). ___ Season Series: Brewers won 4-2. ___ Projected Lineups: Brewers: RF Trent Grisham (.231, 6 HRs, 24 RBIs), C Yasmani Grandal (.246, 28, 77, 109 walks),...

October debuts for stars like Nats' Soto, Astros' Álvarez

Sep. 30, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto and Victor Robles took a moment to themselves off to the side of the clubhouse mayhem as the Washington Nationals celebrated clinching an NL wild card. They chatted, then they hugged. The two young Dominican outfielders — Soto is 20, Robles 22 — were a big part of...

'Mad Max' carries playoff skid into Brew-Nats wild-card game

Sep. 30, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Based on what everyone says about Washington Nationals righty Max Scherzer, he seems like an obvious choice to start the NL wild-card game against Milwaukee. Scherzer is, in the words of Brewers manager Craig Counsell, "probably going to the Hall of Fame." Brandon Woodruff, Counsell's...