Latest Craig Counsell News

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

Aug. 10, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With each of Milwaukee's top two closer options unavailable, Matt Bush stepped in and showcased the depth of the Brewers' bullpen as they adapt to life without four-time All-Star Josh Hader. Bush, acquired from the Texas Rangers last week, struck out two batters...

Brewers tumble out of 1st in division after trading Hader

Aug. 08, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the week since trading of four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader, virtually nothing has gone right for the Milwaukee Brewers. They owned a three-game lead in the NL Central when they sent Hader to the San Diego Padres, but have gone 1-5 since and trail the...

Bullpen woes, late error doom Brewers in 4-2 loss to Reds

Aug. 07, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donovan Solano had a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Sunday. Solano, who also had an RBI double in the eight, had an RBI flyball in the 10th off Devin Williams (2-2) as the Reds won for the eighth time in...

Lauer works 7, Tellez and Taylor homer as Brewers top Reds

Aug. 06, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings, Rowdy Tellez and Tyrone Taylor homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook out of their post-trade deadline funk with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. NL Central-leading Milwaukee had lost three straight...

Pirates rally by scuffling Brewers once again in 5-4 victory

Aug. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers insist they're not suffering from sort of a Josh Hader hangover. Sure looks like it though. Bryan Reynolds raced home on a wild pitch with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory on Thursday...

Reynolds' leadoff HR in 9th powers Pirates past Brewers 8-7

Aug. 03, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Facing a 2-0 count, Reynolds sent a fastball from Devin Williams (2-1) 425 feet to right-center...

Cruz HR keys outburst as Pirates beat Brewers 5-3, end skid

Aug. 02, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Oneil Cruz hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run sixth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, snapping a seven-game skid. Cruz hit a blast to dead center field off...

Brewers continue retooling bullpen by adding Rosenthal

Aug. 02, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers reshaped their bullpen following the departure of four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader by acquiring injured reliever Trevor Rosenthal from the San Francisco Giants just before Tuesday’s trade deadline. Milwaukee sent minor league outfielder...

Brewers trade All-Star closer Josh Hader to Padres

Aug. 01, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres acquired All-Star closer Josh Hader from the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday in exchange for recently benched closer Taylor Rogers and three other players in a blockbuster deal between NL playoff contenders. The NL Central-leading Brewers shipped...

Red Sox double up on Brewers, salvage finale with 7-2 win

Jul. 31, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez and Christian Vázquez each had an RBI double that helped the slumping Red Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 Sunday for just their fourth victory in 17 games as the trade deadline approached. Bogaerts, Martinez and Vázquez all are in...