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Brewers fail to reach playoffs as fade follows Hader trade

Oct. 06, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After racing to their best 50-game start ever, the Milwaukee Brewers believed they could win their first pennant since 1982 and perhaps earn the World Series title that’s eluded them. They instead failed to reach the postseason entirely. A team...

Rojas, Carroll HR, D-Backs win; Brews' Burnes tops NL in Ks

Oct. 05, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Josh Rojas and Corbin Carroll hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Wednesday to close out the season. Milwaukee starter Corbin Burnes crossed the 200-inning threshold for the first time. The...

Brewers' playoff hopes end despite 6-5 win over Diamondbacks

Oct. 04, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' dramatic late-inning comeback could only keep their playoff hopes alive for another nine minutes. Hunter Renfroe homered in a ninth-inning rally and singled home the winning run in the 10th, but the Brewers were eliminated from postseason...

Marlins win in 12, putting Brewers' playoff hopes on ropes

Oct. 02, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miguel Rojas knocked in the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning to give the Miami Marlins a 4-3 win over the Brewers on Sunday, deflating Milwaukee’s playoff hopes in the race for the final National League wild-card spot. Milwaukee (84-75) is two games...

Brewers blow lead, chance to tie Phils for wild-card spot

Oct. 02, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Devin Williams blew a ninth-inning lead and the Milwaukee Brewers squandered a great opportunity to pull even in the race for the final National League playoff spot, losing to the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Saturday night. Bryan De La Cruz hit a two-run single off...

Burnes outpitches Alcantara, Brewers edge Marlins 1-0

Oct. 01, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes outpitched Sandy Alcantara, striking out seven in eight innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Milwaukee (84-73) remained a half-game back of the Phillies for the third NL wild-card spot....

García hits grand slam in Marlins' 4-2 win over Brewers

Sep. 30, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avisaíl García came off the injured list and hit a grand slam in the eighth inning in the Miami Marlins' 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. The loss left Milwaukee a half-game behind Philadelphia for the final NL wild-card berth. The...

Brewers boost playoff hopes with 5-1 victory over Cardinals

Sep. 29, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over six scoreless innings and Devin Williams delivered four big outs late to boost the Milwaukee Brewers’ playoff hopes with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. The victory, Milwaukee’s first since last...

Cardinals clinch NL Central title by beating Brewers 6-2

Sep. 28, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals finally separated themselves from the Milwaukee Brewers in early August after chasing them for much of the season. They haven't looked back since, turning what had been a nip-and-tuck NL Central race into something of a runaway. ...

Steer's go-ahead homer lifts Reds past Brewers 2-1

Sep. 25, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Steer hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth and Nick Lodolo pitched six strong innings as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday. It was the final road game for the Brewers, who stayed 1 1/2 games behind Philadelphia for the...