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Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

May. 21, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh...

Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms

May. 21, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati on Tuesday night because of back spasms. Yelich leads the major leagues with 19 home runs and is batting .325 with 41 RBIs in 44 games, including 42 starts. He has missed parts of seven games because of back...

Gamel's 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

May. 19, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The longest start of Brandon Woodruff's career felt like a win to him, even though he wasn't involved in the decision. Woodruff allowed only two runs in eight innings and Ben Gamel homered leading off the 10th to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday. All five runs...

Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

May. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair. Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats , lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The...

Swanson leads HR derby as Fried, Braves beat Brewers 12-8

May. 18, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The return of Ronald Acuña Jr. to the leadoff spot has helped to spark Atlanta's offense. A barrage of home runs also makes a difference. Max Fried allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, Dansby Swanson hit a drought-breaking, three-run homer and the Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers...

Yelich goes deep twice, Brewers beat Phillies 11-3

May. 16, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich took advantage of the few pitches he saw in the zone. Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers...

Gonzalez effective again, pitches Brewers past Phillies 5-2

May. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell sneaked peeks at the television in his office for a Bucks score as he praised another solid outing from Gio Gonzalez. Once the clubhouse doors opened, Brewers huddled around all the TVs and "Let's go Bucks!" was shouted when Milwaukee went up...

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly

May. 15, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies. Willis, star of "The Sixth Sense" and "The Fifth Element" threw the first pitch in his No. 19 Phillies jersey before Philadelphia played the Milwaukee Brewers. Willis wasn't within striking distance of the plate — he...

Harper plays through slump, injuries for Phillies

May. 15, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper was in the starting lineup Wednesday a day after he banged his left knee into the wall on a sliding catch. Harper, who signed a $330 million, 13-year contract with the Phillies as a free agent, has been slumping and was down to .219 with...

Woodruff tosses 1-hit ball over 6, Brewers beat Phillies 6-1

May. 14, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Woodruff kept pitching out of jams until a big lead allowed him to settle in. Woodruff threw one-hit ball for six innings, Yasmani Grandal and Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 on Tuesday night. The Phillies survived a scare when...