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Yuniesky Betancourt hit a grand slam, and Carlos Gomez and Norichika Aoki also homered as the Milwaukee Brewers used an eight-run third inning to beat Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants 10-8 on Tuesday night.
Betancourt's fifth career grand slam highlighted the seven-hit inning that chased Zito, who hadn't lost since last August against the New York Mets. Rickie Weeks doubled home two runs and Jonathan Lucroy added a two-run single as the Brewers sent 12 batters to the plate. Zito faced 11 of them.
Zito (2-1) had opened the season with consecutive scoreless seven-inning games. He struck out five and walked two in 2 2-3 innings and his 0.00 ERA ballooned to 4.86 ERA. Dating to last season, the Giants had won the previous 13 regular-season games started by Zito.
Gomez's home run off the foul pole in left snapped Zito's scoreless streak to start the season at 15 2-3 innings. Zito is 0-5 in eight starts at Miller Park and has never lasted more than 5 2-3 innings....
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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo reportedly was pulled over by police early Tuesday morning and arrested for alleged drunken driving.
I wanted to acknowledge Craig Counsell, since he's supposed to be in the FSN broadcast booth, at some point. I drew this in June, but it's got a nifty-looking border that looks sort of like an old portfolio...or some sort of sheet music folder. The picture of the cheese was in the original version, as well. Craig Counsell will be a GM, someday. One who won't spend a significant...
MILWAUKEE -- With a scoreless streak of 32 innings in the rearview mirror, the Milwaukee Brewers surpassed their run total of any of their first 11 games in one inning Tuesday night.
After not being able to scratch anything across the plate for most of last week, the Brewers scored eight runs in the third inning off San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito, who entered not having allowed...
What happens in the bullpen stays in the bullpen — unless it gets caught by cameras or wafts up into the crowd.
On Wednesday, Giants reliever Jean Machi, who made his MLB debut in 2012 as a 30-year-old, was acting more like a 13-year-old when he let one rip in the San Fran bullpen, much to the chagrin of teammate Jose Mijares.
Check out the reaction from Mijares in the GIFs...
Cue up the broken record, gang...another big leaguer just got popped arrested for a DUI. This time, it's Milwaukee Brewers starter Yovanni Gallardo.
According to ESPN Wisconsin, the righty was driving westbound on Interstate 94 near Miller Park when he was pulled over at 2:10 am Tuesday, for driving slowly and deviating lanes. Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson...
FOX Sports Wisconsin has announced that former Milwaukee Brewers infielder Craig Counsell will make his television debut at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday as part of the network's Brewers Live team.
The 16-year major league veteran and two-time World Series winner is scheduled to appear on a number of upcoming shows for FOX Sports Wisconsin. Counsell, 42, played with the Brewers in 2004...
Or have I just gone plain insane? Fearing the impending Joey Votto 2012 injury to sink my team, I perhaps overcompensated a tad bit this year regarding my everyday players. By doing that, I neglected my starting pitching.
Ok. I only have five starting pitchers and three of them go on the same day.
This is not the wisest move you can make when playing head-to-head. So, it was time...
MLB News: Jean Machi was recalled by the San Francisco Giants Tuesday from Triple-A Fresno. He is expected to pitch middle relief.
Fantasy Ramifications: Machi will be pitching middle relief, so he holds no real value in any fantasy baseball format.
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The additon of Kyle Lohse to the Brewers rotation is already paying diviends.
Lohse went seven innings on Wednesday night allowing three runs as the Brewers topped the Giants. In the outing Lohse allowed six hits and a walk while striking out six.
Lohse was unable to crack into the win column but the Brewers were able to walk off in the ninth after Blake Lalli singled in Josh Prince...
MLB News: The San Francisco Giants placed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 15. He will miss a minimum of two weeks. Jean Machi takes his place.
Fantasy Ramifications: Being that Affeldt is a middle reliever, as solid as he may be, the fantasy value just isn’t there. He should not be owned in any fantasy format.
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On Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants promoted reliever Jean Machi from Triple-A Fresno before their game in Milwaukee.Machi was able to arrive at Miller Park in time to be available to pitch. While waiting for his chance to enter the game, Machi apparently greeted his new teammates by unleashing a gassy odor in the bullpen.Watch as fellow reliever Jose Mijares gets a whiff of...
On Tuesday, following his arrest for drunk driving, Yovani Gallardo briefly spoke to the media. He admitted he made a mistake, and that it was something he shouldn’t have done. Gallardo even went so far as to apologize to me – in the sense that he said he was sorry to Brewers fans and everyone else in the city, which obviously includes me.
The San Francisco Giants start a three game series tonight in Milwaukee after taking three out of four from the Cubs in Chicago.
In the final game of the Cubs series, Hunter Pence came through like a champ! Pence was down to his last strike, and hit a homer to center field to tie the game in the 9th inning. The Giants did go on to win the game 10-7 in extra innings. The hometown...
Barry Zito has picked up right where he left off from last season, and so have the San Francisco Giants.
The World Series champions continue their road trip with a short trek north to Miller Park, where they open a three-game series Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Often maligned for underperforming after signing his seven-year, $126 million contract in 2007, Zito ...