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Arenado, Gordon get 7th Gold Gloves, Greinke 6th

Nov. 3, 2019 10:40 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove and pitcher Zack Greinke earned his sixth in a row, getting the National League honor for the fourth months he spent with Arizona before he was traded to Houston. Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon, who became a...

Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

Oct. 2, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the postseason, Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance. And maybe, just maybe, it makes sense that it would be this particular edition of...

Blame it on the juice: Pitchers set for homer-filled October

Oct. 1, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

Justin Verlander didn't intend to alter his pitching strategy, not after 14 seasons as a major league ace. But then the home runs stopped making sense. A long drive by Yankees slugger Aaron Judge? The Houston Astros ace can live with that. This season, though, was full of surprises. Like when spindly utility man...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer, Nats open MLB playoffs vs Brewers

Oct. 1, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: START 'EM UP Max Scherzer throws the first pitch of this year's playoffs when Washington takes on the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL wild-card game at Nationals Park (8:08 p.m. EDT). Since a 2013 AL Division Series victory for Detroit, Scherzer has made seven...

A capsule look at the Brewers-Nationals playoff game

Sep. 30, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

A look at the National League wild-card game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Washington, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS). ___ Season Series: Brewers won 4-2. ___ Projected Lineups: Brewers: RF Trent Grisham (.231, 6 HRs, 24 RBIs), C Yasmani Grandal (.246, 28, 77, 109 walks),...

'Mad Max' carries playoff skid into Brew-Nats wild-card game

Sep. 30, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Based on what everyone says about Washington Nationals righty Max Scherzer, he seems like an obvious choice to start the NL wild-card game against Milwaukee. Scherzer is, in the words of Brewers manager Craig Counsell, "probably going to the Hall of Fame." Brandon Woodruff, Counsell's...

LEADING OFF: Skippers on the hot seat, playoff teams ailing

Sep. 29, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: HOT SEAT The day after the regular season can be dicey for managers — a lot of teams like to make changes. A couple of clubs got a head start on their winter plans Sunday, with the Cubs announcing Joe Maddon wouldn't be back and the Pirates firing Clint...

Brewers wind up with NL wild card, lose to Rockies in 13

Sep. 29, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — By the late innings, the Milwaukee Brewers just wanted the game to end. That took a while, though. Already relegated to an NL wild-card spot, the Brewers lost to the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday when Jake Faria threw a wild pitch in the 13th inning that allowed the winning run to score. "It...

LEADING OFF: NL Central down to last day, Maddon future?

Sep. 29, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TO BE DETERMINED The NL Central race has come down to the final day of the regular season. The Cardinals lead the Brewers by a game after both clubs lost Saturday night. St. Louis fell under a barrage of homers by the Cubs, while Milwaukee closer Josh Hader...

Hader tagged in 9th, Brews lose in 10; trail Cards by 1 game

Sep. 29, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josh Hader and the Milwaukee Brewers got the help they needed from the Chicago Cubs. They will need a little more after blowing a chance to pull even in the NL Central race. Hader gave up a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Brewers lost to Colorado 3-2 in the 10th...