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Rookie Grisham's 3-run homer lifts Brewers over Twins, 6-5

Aug. 14, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Craig Counsell has plenty of confidence in Trent Grisham, which he showed by batting the rookie leadoff for the fifth time in his first 11 major league games. Grisham made his manager proud on Wednesday, hitting a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning as Milwaukee...

Gonzalez's blast off of Hader lifts Twins over Brewers, 7-5

Aug. 14, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As much as any two teams, the Minnesota Twins and the Milwaukee Brewers are playing in a playoff-like atmosphere, as the AL Central and the NL Central feature the tightest races in the majors for a division title. Their interleague matchup Tuesday at Miller Park didn't disappoint....

Wisconsin mother accused of leaving children in hot car

Aug. 13, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A suburban Milwaukee mother is charged with child neglect after her two young children were found alone in a hot car outside a store. Police say they responded to the parking lot of the Target store Saturday in West Allis after a woman saw the children in the car with the windows rolled...

Minor, Rangers edge Brewers 1-0

Aug. 11, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Texas left-hander Mike Minor was ready for Christian Yelich. For all the Milwaukee Brewers, really. Minor struck out 11 in eight innings, and the Rangers beat Jordan Lyles and the Brewers 1-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game series sweep. Minor (11-6) allowed four hits and walked one....

Houser posts 10 Ks, Brewers top Rangers 3-2 for 5th straight

Aug. 10, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Adrian Houser might just take the woozy feelings he had on the mound Saturday night if he has the same success. Houser struck out a career-high 10 and rookie Keston Hiura hit his 14th home run as the Brewers beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 and extended their winning...

Thames hits game-ending homer as Brewers beat Rangers 6-5

Aug. 10, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames wanted to avoid extra innings. One swing later, it was over. Thames hit a game-ending homer to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night after Josh Hader blew a save opportunity for the fourth time this season. "We're just happy to not...

Golf Glance

Aug. 6, 2019 9:18 AM EDT

PGA TOUR THE NORTHERN TRUST Site: Jersey City, N.J. Course: Liberty National GC. Yardage: 7,370. Par: 71. Purse: $9.25 million. Winner's share: $1,665,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS); Sunday, noon-1:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2-6 p.m. (CBS). Defending...

New massacres a jolt for clergy who coped with past attacks

Aug. 5, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

As Americans reel from back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, religious leaders who have experienced violence in their houses of worship are venting their anger at the persisting violence and trying to help their congregants persevere. At the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a gunman killed 11...

Suburban women recoil as Trump dives into racial politics

Jul. 30, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Carol Evans approves of Donald Trump's immigration policy. She gives him credit for the strong economy. But the Republican from the affluent Milwaukee suburbs of Waukesha County, a GOP bedrock in the state, just can't commit to voting for the president next year like she did in...

Schwarber hits grand slam, 3-run HR as Cubs top Brewers 11-4

Jul. 28, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After losing consecutive nail-biters in a matchup of NL Central contenders, Kyle Schwarber made sure the Chicago Cubs could breathe easier in the series finale. Schwarber hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to power the Cubs past the Milwaukee Brewers 11-4 on Sunday, averting a...