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Brewers may need lineup upgrade to end postseason misery

Oct. 13, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers made a franchise-record fourth straight playoff appearance this fall and have the type of starting rotation that could enable them to keep that streak going in future years. But their loss to the Atlanta Braves in the NL Division...

Bats finally wake up but Hader falters, Brewers eliminated

Oct. 12, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At least the Milwaukee Brewers came out swinging. Even if Christian Yelich went down looking at the end. Milwaukee was 0 for 20 with runners in scoring position during the NL Division Series until RBI singles by Omar Narváez and...

M-V-Free! Freeman HR sends Braves to NLCS, 5-4 over Brewers

Oct. 12, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves will get another chance to finish the job they came agonizingly close to achieving a year ago. It doesn’t matter at all that they had fewer wins than any other playoff team. Freeman hit an...

Tellez HR, throw spark Brewers over Braves 2-1 in Game 1

Oct. 08, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez fouled off Charlie Morton's pitch in a scoreless game, then headed toward the dugout for a deep breath and a new bat. Just the break the Milwaukee Brewers needed. Tellez spoiled Morton’s gem by hitting a two-run...

A capsule look at the Braves-Brewers playoff series

Oct. 07, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Milwaukee, 4:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Saturday, at Milwaukee, 5:07 p.m. (TBS); Game 3,...

Braves, Brewers spurred to playoffs by bold midseason deals

Oct. 07, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves left spring training with high hopes following three straight NL East titles. Then star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. tore the ACL in his right knee, and it fell on the front office to get underwhelming Atlanta the...

Ohtani wins Baseball Digest player of year; Scherzer top arm

Oct. 07, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was selected major league player of the year by Baseball Digest and eBay. Max Scherzer was voted pitcher of the year and Josh Hader was picked as the top reliever in awards announced Thursday. ...

A capsule look at the Braves-Brewers playoff series

Oct. 06, 2021 04:18 AM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Milwaukee, 4:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Saturday, at Milwaukee, 5:07 p.m. (TBS); Game 3,...

LEADING OFF: Braves & Astros can clinch, MadBum in SanFran

Sep. 30, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE FOR FOUR Atlanta can clinch its fourth consecutive NL East title with a win at home over Philadelphia, which would complete a three-game sweep of their high-stakes...

KO'd: Devin Williams hits wall, breaks hand; out of playoffs

Sep. 29, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams fractured his throwing hand when he punched a wall after his team celebrated its NL Central title, likely knocking him out for the entire postseason. Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns said...