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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates his three-run home run with third base coach Ed Sedar during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Burnes, Braun help Brewers to 5-0 win over the Royals

Sep. 19, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes threw six solid innings of four-hit ball, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning and the Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. With the win, Milwaukee moved into a tie with the Cincinnati Reds, one game behind second-place St....

The seats at Miller Park are empty during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers have 3 positive COVID tests at alternate site

Sep. 19, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers had two players and a staff member test positive for the coronavirus at their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin. Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns confirmed the positive results Saturday and said they shouldn't impact the major league team....

Players congratulate Milwaukee Brewers' Keston Hiura after his walk off sacrifice fly during the eighth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Cards, Brewers split pair as both games go extra innings

Sep. 15, 2020 1:38 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers hadn’t faced each other all season before this week despite playing in the same division. They spent Monday making up for lost time. Both games of their doubleheader split went into extra innings after being scheduled for seven, with the...

FILE - In this March 1, 2020, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Justin Smoak is congratulated after scoring during a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Phoenix. The Brewers added first baseman/designated hitter Daniel Vogelbach and designated Smoak for assignment as they attempt to boost their struggling lineup and make another September surge. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Brewers designate Smoak for assignment, add Vogelbach

Sep. 3, 2020 10:58 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers claimed first baseman/designated hitter Daniel Vogelbach off waivers and designated Justin Smoak for assignment as they attempt to boost their struggling lineup and make another September surge. Smoak, 33, had been hitting .186 with five homers, 15 RBIs and 40...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger gets another ball after giving up a home run in the first inning in a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

LEADING OFF: Deadline deals, Pineda returns, Rays roll Yanks

Sep. 1, 2020 2:56 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ FACES IN NEW PLACES Mike Clevinger, Starling Marte and Archie Bradley are among the notable players headed to new teams after a flurry of deals before Monday's trade deadline. The aggressive Padres landed Clevinger in a multiplayer swap with...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger gets another ball after giving up a home run in the first inning in a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

LEADING OFF: Deadline deals, Pineda returns, Rays roll Yanks

Sep. 1, 2020 12:51 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ FACES IN NEW PLACES Mike Clevinger, Starling Marte and Archie Bradley are among the notable players headed to new teams after a flurry of deals before Monday's trade deadline. The aggressive Padres landed Clevinger in a multiplayer swap with...

Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia hits an RBI single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Arcia's pinch hit in 8th lifts Brewers over Pirates 6-5

Sep. 1, 2020 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia’s pinch-hit single with two outs in the eighth inning drove in the tiebreaking run as the Milwaukee Brewers slipped past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Monday night. Ben Gamel led off the eighth with a double against Nick Turley (0-1) and scored on Arcia’s hit...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger delivers in the first inning in a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Padres get Clevinger, Marlins acquire Marte at deadline

Aug. 31, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — San Diego acted boldly once again. Miami actually strengthened its roster. Mike Clevinger, Starling Marte, Archie Bradley and Todd Frazier were on the move. Lance Lynn and Dylan Bundy stayed put. Baseball's pandemic-delayed trade deadline was quite a day. The contending Padres got Clevinger...

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher David Phelps throws during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Phillies acquire reliever David Phelps from Brewers

Aug. 31, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander David Phelps from the Milwaukee Brewers before Monday's trade deadline for three players to be named. The 33-year-old Phelps is 2-3 with a 2.77 ERA in 12 games this season. He has struck out 20 and allowed only seven hits, four earned runs...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns stands on the field before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, in Miami. All the unusual circumstances surrounding this abbreviated season create plenty of obstacles for teams looking to upgrade their rosters before Monday's, Aug. 31, 2020, trade deadline. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Unusual season creates uncertainty as trade deadline nears

Aug. 26, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The unusual circumstances surrounding the abbreviated baseball season are creating plenty of questions for teams looking to upgrade their rosters before Monday's trade deadline. The expanded playoff format reduces the number of teams eager to write off the season and make moves aimed at...