Posted August 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
Mike Fiers has been a bright spot for the Milwaukee Brewers, who hope to see him in the discussion for some postseason honors. Fiers, who took a perfect game into the seventh inning of his last start, will make his first appearance at Coors Field on Monday night when the Brewers visit the Colorado Rockies. Milwaukee (52-61) snapped an 11-game road losing streak with a 5-3 win over last-place Houston on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep as Yovani Gallardo pitched into the eighth and was backed by a homer from Corey Hart. The Brewers finally got a save from their beleaguered bullpen as Kameron Loe - the third pitcher in this series to work the ninth - secured the win. John Axford blew his eighth save Friday and Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless ninth Saturday before losing in the 10th. "It keeps us on our toes right now,'' Loe said. "I think there's been a learning process this year for a number of guys, myself included, and you've just got to accept the...
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