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Sports Injury Alert:
Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun sat out Sunday after experiencing back spams Saturday night in Cincinnati. Braun, though, says that the spasms are not serious, and he expects to play again within a few days. Logan Schafer played right field Sunday. #451741870 / gettyimages.comBraun left Saturday's game after one at bat. MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports that Braun felt some discomfort during Saturday's pre-game batting practice, which he did not complete, but asked to stay in the lineup. Schafer took over in right after Braun exited.Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel quoted Braun describing the spasms Sunday morning. Braun said that he will continue to receive treatment. Said Braun,"I'm OK. Sore, but as back spasms typically go, just get treatment as much as I can today, hope that it gets better and do the things I can to get back as soon as possible. I don't know if it was one specific swing in BP, but I felt it during BP and thought th...
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Lower back spasms forced Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun out of Saturday’s contest.
Braun was pulled from the game against Cincinnati in the second inning. He struck out in his only at-bat of the day.
Logan Schafer replaced him in right field. Right now it would appear that Braun is simply day-to day.
Braun is hitting .288/.240/.507 on the season with 11 home...
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Brewers pitcher Matt Garza celebrates a strike out and pitching a complete game. (Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty)
After going 19-8 in April and 18-10 in June...
The Milwaukee Brewers ended a little slump today by shutting out the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 at Great American Ballpark.
The win was much needed, as the four game losing skid the Brewers had been on the last few days had allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to chip away a little more at Milwaukee’s NL Central lead. But now, with a Cardinals loss and Brewers win, there’s a little more...
MILWAUKEE -- Everything is magnified in a one-run loss.
From the lack of a key hit with runners in scoring position to multiple baserunning mistakes, the Milwaukee Brewers had plenty to look back on in a 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday at Miller Park.
The Brewers put the leadoff hitter on in six of nine innings but scored in just one, as outs on the bases cost Milwaukee...
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Having lost four games in a row for just the second time this season, the Milwaukee Brewers needed somebody to step up and break the skid.
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Hitless in his last 26 at-bats, Jay Bruce was due to break out of his slump sometime in the near future. The Milwaukee Brewers were just hoping to get out of town before the Cincinnati Reds slugger got it going.
It didn't happen.
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The Milwaukee Brewers may own the best record in the NL, but the Cincinnati Reds hold the upper hand in the season series.
Another dazzling performance from Homer Bailey could see that success continue.
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Until Saturday, that is.
The right-hander dominated the Cincinnati Reds, tossing a complete-game, two-hit shutout to lead the Brewers to a 1-0 victory in front of 38,754 fans at Great American Ball Park.
Garza (6-5) threw 111 pitches and his nine innings bested his April...
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Hamels (3-5) allowed two runs and seven hits, struck out seven and walked two for his first victory since June 6 -- a span of six starts.
Ken Giles finished...
Philadelphia Phillies (37-51) at Milwaukee Brewers (52-37)
PHI: Cole Hamels (2-5, 2.98)
MIL: Marco Estrada (7-5, 4.94)
Time: 8:10, Miller Park
TV: Comcast Sportsnet
Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 77
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A Note for Tonight: The Brewers currently have the best record in the National League this season. They are second in the Majors in wins...
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Aramis Ramirez singled home a run...
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Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers
Where: Great American Ball Park
TV: 4:10 pm, FOX Sports Ohio (Reds Live pregame starts at 3:30 p.m.)
Homer Bailey (8-4, 4.39 ERA) vs. Matt Garza (5-5, 4.10)
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