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Brewers sign Tellez plus 2 catchers, non-tender Vogelbach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed first baseman Rowdy Tellez and catchers Pedro Severino and Brett Sullivan to one-year contracts while non-tendering first baseman Daniel Vogelbach. Vogelbach, an All-Star in 2019 while playing for Seattle, hit .219 with...

Toronto lefty Ray wins AL Cy Young, Brewers' Burnes takes NL

Nov. 17, 2021 21:00 PM EST

In this Year of the Pitcher, both Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes completed their own kind of comebacks. Ray rebounded from a dismal season that saw him take a rare pay cut to win the AL Cy Young Award with Toronto while Burnes returned from an early bout of COVID-19 with...

Hendriks, Hader selected as top MLB relievers of 2021

Nov. 10, 2021 19:51 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Chicago's Liam Hendriks earned his second straight Mariano Rivera Award as the American League Reliever of the Year on Wednesday, and Milwaukee's Josh Hader won his third Trevor Hoffman Award as the National League Reliever of the Year. Hendriks...

Peraza, 3 other Mets choose free agency rather than minors

Oct. 29, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reserve infielder José Peraza and three other New York Mets elected to become free agents Friday rather than accept minor league assignments. The team sent Peraza, outfielder José Martínez, and pitchers Corey Oswalt and Robert Stock outright to...

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...