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Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Jul. 21, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee's final day in the desert was not going well. The Brewers trailed by four runs after three innings, starter Brandon Woodruff went down with an injury and there was little reason to expect another comeback. One long-time-coming swing by Tyler Saladino changed the momentum, sending...

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers

Jul. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks fell into an early hole against a team ahead of them in the NL wild-card standings. Once they cycled through the third inning, the hits kept coming. Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle by consecutive batters in Arizona's history,...

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

Jul. 18, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped give the Milwaukee Brewers a big early lead, Josh Hader preserved the win that nearly got away. Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the tying run on third in the ninth inning to save the 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. "They put a...

Newman homers, Pirates rally late to beat Brewers 3-2

Jun. 29, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After back-to-back wins in which the Pittsburgh Pirates scored in double digits, they had to scratch out a victory against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Brewers 3-2 on Friday...

Brewers recall Hiura, option Shaw, place Nelson on IL

Jun. 28, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers made a flurry of roster moves before Friday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, including recalling top prospect Keston Hiura and sending down veteran Travis Shaw. Hiura hit .281 with 5 home runs and 9 RBIs in a brief stint with the Brewers last month. He has...

Mariners top Brewers 4-2 for 3rd straight win

Jun. 27, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — J.P. Crawford has relied on a simple approach that has him in quite a groove. Crawford had three hits and three RBIs, and Wade LeBlanc struck out six in five innings to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Wednesday night for their third straight win. "I'm just trying...

Vogelbach's homer lifts Mariners to first interleague win

Jun. 26, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners felt right at home at Miller Park even though it had been nine years since their last visit. "The ball does fly here. It's a very hitter-friendly ballpark," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "It's a new place for us and our guys were anxious to get up there...

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5

Jun. 23, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff. Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. "That ball was crushed," Woodruff said of Shaw's big hit in the third off Anthony DeSclafani. "After that, we...

Grandal hits first lead-off HR, Brewers beat Reds 6-5

Jun. 22, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell juggled his lineup, hoping for a spark. Yasmani Grandal certainly delivered it. Grandal led off for the first time in his career and homered in his opening at-bat to help the Milwaukee Brewers snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-5...

Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7

Jun. 22, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Derek Dietrich turned a hitless night into a decisive contribution. Dietrich was hit by a pitch three times and walked, scoring each time, and the Reds withstood another homer from major league leader Christian Yelich, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 on Friday night and extending their...