Found May 25, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MILWAUKEE Marco Estrada wanted to take the ball and go back out there for the eighth inning. With the lack of depth the Brewers' starting rotation has been giving the bullpen, it's hard to blame him. For the first time since May 13, a Milwaukee starting pitcher went seven innings, as Estrada set down the first 14 batters he faced en route to a 2-1 victory over the Pirates. It was Milwaukee's first victory when scoring fewer than three runs this season, as Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett held the Brewers to just two runs on three hits in seven innings. "Once I looked out and saw my pitch count was at 100, I thought 'I guess I did my job,'" Estrada said. "You always want to do more. I wish I could have thrown a complete game and given the bullpen a couple of more days rest. Gave the team a chance to win, which is what matters." Estrada was the one who last went seven innings for the Brewers, but the last time he walked off the mound at Mi...

Brewers reporter nailed in hand with ball

Fox Sports Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Brewers' reporter Sophia Minnaert was hit in her microphone hand by a throw that got away. Kudos indeed. And another reason to do away with 3rd inning sideline... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Brewers Friday: Gorzelanny reinstated from DL

MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers have reinstated left-hander Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against Pittsburgh. To free up a roster spot, the Brewers placed right-hander Hiram Burgos on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder impingement. Signed as a free agent this past offseason, Gorzelanny has been one of Milwaukee's more consistent...

Brewers Saturday: Henderson to be evaluated by team doctor

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers closer Jim Henderson's hamstring injury will be evaluated Saturday afternoon by team physician Dr. William Raasch, but early signs indicate a trip to the disabled list could be likely. "It's going to be awhile," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. " ... Anytime you pull a hamstring, it's not a day-to-day thing. He's limping...

Brewers have the bats but are still struggling to score runs

MILWAUKEE -- A quick gander at some of the individual numbers in Milwaukee's batting order leaves an impression that the Brewers have one of the more potent offenses in the National League. The overall offensive results are simply puzzling. How an offense with the ability to be one of the best in baseball - featuring five guys hitting over .313 - can struggle to score runs is...

Brewers' closer Henderson injures hamstring

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers closer Jim Henderson left Friday's 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh with a right hamstring strain after recording the first two outs of the inning. Francisco Rodriguez came on and got Pirates second baseman Neil Walker to ground out to end the game. It was Rodriguez's first save of the season and the 295th save of his career. Henderson, who is a...

Brewers 2, Pirates 1

Marco Estrada gave up one run over seven innings and Alex Gonzalez had a two-run double, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Estrada (4-2) retired the first 14 Pittsburgh batters he faced before a two-out bloop single to left field by Neil Walker in the fifth inning gave the Pirates their first base runner. Estrada struck...

Brewers place Hiram Burgos on DL; activate Tom Gorzelanny

The Milwaukee Brewers starting rotation took another hit yesterday, as the team placed right-hander Hiram Burgos on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder impingement, according to Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Burgos’ shoulder has been bothering him of late, and it’s showed in his recent performances. He and manager Ron Roenicke are hoping that...

Brewers closer Jim Henderson suffers hamstring injury

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, but they lost closer Jim Henderson to a hamstring injury in the process. Henderson suffered the injury while throwing a pitch to Pirates catcher Russell Wilson, and manager Ron Roenicke told reporters – including Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel – that he believes the closer could be out for...

Could Paul Molitor Manage the Brewers Someday?

Much has been said and written about Paul Molitor’s messy breakup with the Milwaukee Brewers back in the early 1990s, but the organization retired his No. 4 in 1999 and he remains a well-respected icon of the franchise to this day.  Of course, he’s been mostly affiliated with the Minnesota Twins for the last decade, the team with whom he played his last years in the big leagues...

Brewers sideline reporter hit in hand by foul ball

Ever find those “sideline” reports annoying in sports? Well you are not alone. Fox Sports Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Brewers’ reporter Sophia Minnaert had the microphone knocked out of her hand last night night with a errant throw.

Milwaukee hopes to solve the riddle of Rodriguez

The Milwaukee Brewers have won all nine of Yovani Gallardo's home starts against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Defeating Wandy Rodriguez, however, could prove difficult. The Brewers, owners of the worst record in baseball against left-handed starters at 4-16, face another one in Rodriguez in the finale of this three-game set at Miller Park on Sunday. Gallardo (3-4, 4.50 ERA) is...

Pirates’ Miller Park woes continue

The Pirates were 29 and 18 coming into tonight’s game in Milwaukee.  The Brewers were 18 and 27.  The Pirates are obviously the superior team, yet Miller Park continues to give them problems.  Tonight, they didn’t have a hit, or even a baserunner, until the 5th inning, and came away with a 2-1 loss. AJ…

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers – Game 50

Pedro Alvarez was responsible for more runs than the Brewers yesterday.  Too bad this guy sits for Brandon Inge and his .560 OPS on a semi-regular basis. I mean, who needs a power bat in the lineup against righties at the home run haven Miller Park? There is a very real chance that if Pedro…
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