Found August 22, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Cincinnati's Homer Bailey had routinely struggled against the Milwaukee Brewers until shutting them down last weekend. The Brewers' Yovani Gallardo regularly frustrates the Reds. Bailey looks to build on his latest gem while Gallardo tries to extend his scoreless inning streak against the Reds in the opener of a three-game series Friday night at Great American Ball Park. Bailey (8-10, 3.68 ERA) compiled a 6.94 ERA in his first two August starts and seemed doomed for more problems heading into Sunday's game in Milwaukee. He had a 7.11 ERA in losing his first two starts of the season against the Brewers and was 1-7 with a 6.03 ERA against them in his career. Bailey, however, had no trouble, yielding a run and three hits in eight innings of a 9-1 victory. The right-hander struck out eight and walked one. "For some reason this team has usually done pretty well against me," he said. "I never really thought about it, so I just kind of went out there and tri...

Bruce approaching Robinson-esque numbers at the plate

CINCINNATI Jay Bruce was asked what he knew about Frank Robinson and he said, Probably not enough. I dont think too many people know much about him except the guys who played with him.Bruce and Robinson have a couple of things in common, the first of which is that both were born in Beaumont, Tex.And then there is the numbers game is Bruce is playing this season a pursuit of something...

Brewers' Tom Gorzelanny showing he may be better suited to relief role

MILWAUKEE -- Tom Gorzelanny's audition to be in next year's starting rotation has hit a rough patch, one that may eventually cost him his chance to finish the season as a starting pitcher. While the veteran left-hander will make his next scheduled start, Gorzelanny didn't help his cause Wednesday against St. Louis. The Cardinals batted around and scored six runs in the...

Braun admits PED use in statement

Disgraced Brewers slugger Ryan Braun released a statement on Thursday evening admitting PED use, accepting responsibility and apologizing for his actions.

Brewers Wednesday: Donovan Hand called up again

MILWAUKEE -- By air and by car, Donovan Hand is racking up the miles between Milwaukee and Nashville. The right-hander was sent down to Triple-A on Friday, but is back with the team Wednesday after Rob Wooten was placed on the paternity list. Because there are no direct flights from Nashville to Milwaukee, Hand caught a 6 a.m. flight to Chicago on Wednesday morning where a car was...

Cuban closer, dancer team up in Cincinnati

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman hunched down like a catcher, ready to take the throw. The pitcher jumped straight up, did a 360-degree spin in the air, landed and threw. Cuban baseball is meeting ballet in Cincinnati. Chapman, who defected from Cuba in 2009, is going to team up on a ceremonial pitch with Cincinnati Ballet principal dancer Cervilio Miguel Amador, who left the island...

Khris Davis leads Brewers to win with first multi-homer game

Khris Davis knew he got both of his home runs right off the bat. Milwaukee's rookie left fielder continued his torrid stretch at the plate with a pair of two-run home runs Friday night, as each put the Brewers ahead in the late innings of their 6-4 win over Cincinnati. "I did a little skip and touched 'em," Davis said. With the Brewers trailing 2-1 in the sixth...

Brewers embrace Ryan Braun's admission

Brewers players are glad that Ryan Braun has acknowledged he took performance-enhancing substances that resulted in his 65-game suspension by Major League Baseball. His teammates think it's a good step to explain when he used banned substances. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy calls it ''was a good first step on the road to redemption.'' Braun released his statement...

Davis' 2 HRs send Brewers over Reds 6-4

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Khris Davis hit a pair of two-run homers in consecutive at-bats for the first multihomer game of his career, powering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Scooter Gennett also homered for Milwaukee, which won at Great American Ball Park for only the second time in seven games this season. The Reds lost for only the fifth...

Reactions to Reading Ryan Braun’s Apology in Real Time

(Image: Joe Sargent/Getty Images) The news that Ryan Braun finally issued an apology for PED use broke within an hour of me writing this sentence.  This is the moment Brewers fans have been waiting for since Braun accepted a season-ending suspension last month.  We all think we know what we wanted him to say, and now he finally said something.  But is it enough?  Let’s...

Ryan Braun admits PED use in written statement

Finally, Ryan Braun has ended his silence on his PED suspension. Well, sort of. Braun released a lengthy written statement Thursday evening (as opposed to standing in front of the firing squad for a live press conference), admitting his use of a banned substance in 2011, the year he won the National League Most Valuable Player award and helped the Brewers get within two wins...

Reds beat Arizona 2-1 behind another Latos gem

CINCINNATI (AP) --Shin-Soo Choo scored in the eighth inning on Arizona's fourth wild pitch of the game, and the Cincinnati Reds raced to an improbable 2-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. Choo scored both Cincinnati runs, helping the Reds to their third win in the four-game series. Cincinnati (73-55) improved to a season-high 18 games over .500 and increased its lead over...

Brewers fans appear willing to forgive and forget with Braun

They are a forgiving lot, these Milwaukee Brewers fans. Even when it comes to Ryan Braun. Shortly before the Cardinals' game Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee, FOX Sports Midwest reporter Jim Hayes scoured the parking lots and sidewalks around Miller Park to ask Brewers fans what they thought about their disgraced left fielder. Braun, of course, recently accepted a 65-game...

Reds hang on for 10-7 win against Diamondbacks

It looked like Wednesday would be an easy night at the ball yard for the Reds. It was anything but. But the Reds held on for a 10-7 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks before a crowd of 23297 at Great American Ball Park. The Reds led this one 8-0. The D'backs closed it to 8-7. But Aroldis Chapman got the final six outs for his 32nd save. "That was the epitome of a...

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