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Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

Jul. 17, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Josh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the tying run on third in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Christian Yelich hit his 34th homer of the season to tie the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger for the major league lead. It was...

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves, 13-1

Jul. 17, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Earlier in the day, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said his team had to find a way to make more plays in order to claw out of its midseason slump. Milwaukee then went out and did it Tuesday night. Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo Cain each had a...

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2

Jul. 16, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One pitch was all Freddie Freeman needed to power the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight victory. The left-handed slugger sent an offering from Milwaukee Brewers starter Adrian Houser deep to center field to bring home three of the Braves' four runs in a 4-2 win Monday night. "We've...

Beede's pitching, hitting lead Giants past Brewers 8-3

Jul. 14, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After having 11 days off between starts, Tyler Beede had to shake off some rust in the first inning before he quickly took control on the mound. He looked sharp at the plate, too, in leading the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Beede pitched...

Gamel's RBI double in 9th lifts Brewers past Giants 5-4

Jul. 14, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Gamel picked a great time to break out of a slump. Gamel's pinch-hit double in the bottom of the ninth drove in Ryan Braun with the winning run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday night. "It was a big hit," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. "A...

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7

Jul. 13, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The San Francisco Giants went into the All-Star break playing solid baseball. Buster Posey made sure they kept up their winning ways in their first game back. Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night....

Brewers sign RHP Shelby Miller to minor league deal

Jul. 12, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have added to their pitching depth, signing veteran right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract Friday. The 28-year-old Miller signed a one-year, $2 million deal with Rangers last winter. He was released on July 4 after going 1-3 with an 8.59 ERA in 19...

Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut 2nd half

Jul. 11, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Maddon didn't let the free time created by a rare ejection go to waste. Shortly after getting tossed by home plate umpire Joe West on July 4 following an outburst in which the Chicago Cubs manager appeared ready to take on any and all comers from the Pittsburgh dugout after taking...

Brewers' Yelich (back) pulls out of HR Derby, A's Chapman in

Jul. 7, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers has pulled out of Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby with a back injury and will be replaced by Oakland Athletics slugger Matt Chapman. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Yelich would sit out the derby. Yelich leads the...

Reynolds slugs Pirates past Yelich-less Brewers 6-5

Jul. 7, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds wasn't even in the conversation for playing time when the Pirates began their 2019 season. As the first half closes, he's established himself as a key contributor to a surprising Pittsburgh offense. Reynolds hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to lift the Pirates...