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Brewers sign Tellez plus 2 catchers, non-tender Vogelbach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed first baseman Rowdy Tellez and catchers Pedro Severino and Brett Sullivan to one-year contracts while non-tendering first baseman Daniel Vogelbach. Vogelbach, an All-Star in 2019 while playing for Seattle, hit .219 with...

Brewers may need lineup upgrade to end postseason misery

Oct. 13, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers made a franchise-record fourth straight playoff appearance this fall and have the type of starting rotation that could enable them to keep that streak going in future years. But their loss to the Atlanta Braves in the NL Division...

Bats finally wake up but Hader falters, Brewers eliminated

Oct. 12, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At least the Milwaukee Brewers came out swinging. Even if Christian Yelich went down looking at the end. Milwaukee was 0 for 20 with runners in scoring position during the NL Division Series until RBI singles by Omar Narváez and...

M-V-Free! Freeman HR sends Braves to NLCS, 5-4 over Brewers

Oct. 12, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves will get another chance to finish the job they came agonizingly close to achieving a year ago. It doesn’t matter at all that they had fewer wins than any other playoff team. Freeman hit an...

Morton vs. Lauer in Game 4 of NLDS between Braves, Brewers

Oct. 12, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton was set to start Tuesday on three days' rest for the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Morton, one of baseball's best clutch pitchers, hoped to give the Braves a clinching victory in the...

Pederson 3-run HR, Braves blank Brewers for 2-1 NLDS lead

Oct. 11, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joc Pederson credits his postseason success to “not making any moment bigger than it needs to be.” With another jolt, Pederson put the Atlanta Braves on the verge of advancing in the playoffs. Pederson kept enhancing his...

Bullpen issues provide one more test for Brewers' Counsell

Oct. 06, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell faces the obstacle of adapting his postseason bullpen to account for the absence of injured setup man Devin Williams. That’s only the latest of numerous challenges Counsell has encountered this season, even...

Trea Turner slam, solo HR; Kershaw hurt, Dodgers beat Brews

Oct. 02, 2021 08:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers still have something to play for, although they may be doing it without Clayton Kershaw. The three-time Cy Young Award winner got hurt before Trea Turner hit a grand slam and solo home run as Los Angeles extended the NL West race for at...

LEADING OFF: Brewers-Dodgers in possible playoff preview

Sep. 30, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

OCTOBER OPENER Clayton Kershaw starts at Dodger Stadium against Milwaukee to begin a season-ending, three-game series in a possible playoff preview. Christian Yelich and the Brewers already have clinched the NL Central. Max Muncy and Los Angeles are...

Rookie Carlson homers twice, Cardinals beat Brewers 4-3

Sep. 30, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Dylan Carlson hit two go-ahead home runs, one from each side of the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Thursday. Carlson’s homers made a winner out of J.A. Happ, who entered the game 0-3 in his last five starts...