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The Milwaukee Brewers are at a point in their season where a strong performance from a young player can be just as important as winning a game.
As tough as Wednesday's 5-4 loss to Texas was, the Brewers can take Tyler Thornburg's performance as a big positive going forward. Facing one of baseball's best lineups, the rookie right-hander allowed just one earned run on five hits in six innings for his third straight quality start.
Not as sharp early as he has been in his last two starts, Thornburg allowed a first inning run on an Adrian Beltre RBI single and needed a base running error by the Rangers to get out without further damage.
"Today he came out and really started to overthrow and the ball was up," Brewers pitching coach Rick Kranitz said. "We kept talking with 'Luc' and the three of us talked about getting the off-speed pitches over earlier in the count because that was going to be key for him tonight. This is a team that you can't thr...
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Scooter Gennett of the Brewers launched a massive home run, and first of his career, into the right-field upper deck during the 3rd inning of the Brewers night game against the Rangers on Tuesday night. In keeping with a great tradition his Brewers teammates greeted him with the silent treatment as he headed back to the dugout after rounding the bases. Always fun. [Hot Clicks] Article...
MILWAUKEE -- Complacency is dangerous in any profession, but just small doses can be killer for a professional athlete.
Cruising through the minor leagues, Donovan Hand was already in Double-A just one season after being drafted in the 14th round of the 2007 draft. A trip to Milwaukee was right around the corner, or so he thought.
"I thought this game was easy," Hand said...
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers All-Star center fielder Carlos Gomez left Thursday's game against Cincinnati with a sprained right knee after crashing into the wall to catch a fly ball in the fourth inning.
Gomez, who attempted to run before coming out, will undergo an MRI on Friday morning to determine the extent of the injury.
Never afraid to give up his body to make a catch...
Giving the silent treatment in the dugout is usually reserved for the first home run of a career, but the Milwaukee Brewers pulled it off well Tuesday night.
After second baseman Scooter Gennett connected for a 394-foot home run to the upper deck in Milwaukee's 5-1 victory in Texas, the entire dugout ignored the rookie for over 20 seconds.
Aramis Ramirez eventually broke the...
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If there was a signature defensive play in the 2013 MLB season, it would be Milwaukee Brewers All-Star CF Carlos Gomez running full speed to the warning track, crashing into the wall, giving up his body, and always making the catch. The theme repeated itself Thursday night, as Gomez made a twisting catch and crashed full speed into the wall at Miller Park in Milwaukee. The play...
Brewers All-Star center fielder Carlos Gomez was injured while making a leaping catch at the center field wall and was removed from the game against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Gomez robbed Brandon Phillips of a likely extra-base hit, and crashed awkwardly to the ground with his right knee bent under his body and his right hip hitting the base of the wall in the fourth...
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It’s been a week of squeeze play karma for the Milwaukee Brewers. In Tuesday’s game against the Texas Rangers, Jean Segura scored a Badger Mutual insurance run in the eighth inning on an apparent failed squeeze attempt (if only all failures in baseball had such an upside). Segura escaping the rundown was a heartwarming...
Ostensibly, Kyle Lohse and I talked about the evolution of his approach last week before a game against the Giants. He showed me some grips and talked about how his arsenal has changed since he was in Minnesota. But — as it happens when you start talking about baseball’s intricacies — our conversation ended up […]
Four years ago the Brewers were coming off their first playoff season in forever, Ryan Braun owned the city, the sun was shining, the skies were blue, there wasn't a cloud in the sky and all was right with the world. The Brewers were embarking on their 40th anniversary season and were held up as an example of how to do things right. The Brewers built a playoff team through smart...
Some of the coloring came out looking kind of strange (Doug Melvin, for instance...or, Doug Melvin's face. I might have made some of the drawings a bit opaque at some point, and then failed to notice when I set the backgrounds behind them). Also, the nifty fonts service I use for comic bubbles from Urban Fonts was unavailable...
The usually reliable Milwaukee bullpen faltered Wednesday night, sending the Brewers home with a 5-4 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Milwaukee finished 5-4 on the 10-day road trip and lost for the 23rd time this season when holding a lead.
The Rangers rallied in the seventh when three Brewers' relievers got wild.
The Brewers bullpen, which had a 2.88 ERA - fourth-best in the majors...
Of course Alex Rodriguez is also a rat because, well...60 Minutes reports:
"60 Minutes" has learned that members of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's inner circle in February obtained and leaked documents that implicated Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun as well as his own Yankees teammate, catcher Francisco Cervelli, in the doping scandal that has...
A blockbuster report from "60 Minutes" claims New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun as well as his own Yankees teammate, catcher Francisco Cervelli, in the doping scandal that has swept over Major League Baseball.
The leak came in February — just days after...