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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),...

'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...

MLB finishes with 6,776 homers, 11% above previous record

Sep. 30, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters finished with 6,776 home runs, shattering the previous record of 6,105 set two years ago. Dominic Smith hit the final long ball of the season, a three-run drive in the 11th inning Sunday off Atlanta's Grant Dayton that lifted the New York Mets over the NL East champion...

Brewers slip in NL Central chase, fall to Rockies 11-7

Sep. 28, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The September surge for the Milwaukee Brewers took a hit Friday night, and the rare loss could be more costly than one game. Cleanup man Ryan Braun exited early with a left calf strain and the Brewers' push for the NL Central title slowed when their seven-game winning streak ended with an...

Judge 3-peats as top MLB jersey seller; Harper second

Sep. 27, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge had the top-selling jersey in Major League Baseball for the third consecutive season. The New York Yankees slugger beat out Bryce Harper, according to results released Friday by MLB. Judge maintained the top spot despite missing more than a third of the season. The 2017 AL...

LEADING OFF: A's, Rays try to clinch, Brewers keep pushing

Sep. 27, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AL WILD CARD Oakland and Tampa Bay could clinch the AL wild-card spots and close out Cleveland. Francisco Lindor and the Indians put themselves in danger by losing 8-0 to the White Sox on Thursday night. The loss dropped them two games behind the Rays for the...