Found April 25, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jose Altuve had a career-best four hits, and J.D. Martinez had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Houston Astros over the Brewers 7-5 Wednesday and stop an 11-game losing streak against Milwaukee. Chris Snyder put the Astros ahead for good at 5-4 with an RBI single in the seventh off Jose Veras (2-1) after Brian Bogusevic doubled and stole third. Wilton Lopez (2-0) pitched a 1-2-3 sixth, and Brett Myers got three outs for his third save. Houston, which hadn't beaten the Brewers since May 1, had 14 hits and won for the third time in 11 game overall. The Astros avoided a three-game sweep.

Astros plunk leadoff man after contentious collision in previous game

The incident left Houston Astros catcherJason Castro with only a little bit of neck soreness, but the topic of Monday's collision at home plate was hardly dead come Tuesday afternoon. Castro was the subject of talk on national sports networks, and the big hit played out over and over again on highlight shows. The play came to the forefront again Tuesday night when Bud Norris...

Brewers bullpen must get stronger in middle

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Brewers' Narveson sidelined for season

MILWAUKEE -- After being placed on the 15-day DL last week for a tear in his rotator cuff, Brewers' No. 5 starter Chris Narveson announced today that he will undergo season-ending surgery on his throwing shoulder. The recovery time for the surgery is believed to be between six and nine months. Narveson was one of the league's top No. 5 pitchers last season, finishing with...

Soon enough, Brauns slump will be a memory

MILWAUKEE Last April -- before he was an MVP, before a positive drug test had ruled the news and before a certain big cleanup hitter packed up and left for Motown -- Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was busy having one of the best months of his career at the plate. Through 17 games the same amount of games the team has already played in 2012 Braun was batting an incredible .373...

Narveson to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson will have surgery on the torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder and miss the rest of the season, he said Tuesday. ''I'll be ready for next year,'' he said before the team's game with the Houston Astros. ''It's six to nine months.'' He made the decision to have surgery after receiving a...

Narveson set to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson didn't expect Los Angeles specialist Lewis Yocum to disagree with the first diagnosis that his torn rotator cuff would require surgery. But one can always hope. Instead, Yocum agreed with Brewers team physician William Raasch, and Narveson will undergo season-ending left shoulder surgery, followed by an arduous six- to-month rehab...

Axford has become automatic in ninth inning

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Brewers Loe credits grandfather for his success

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers reliever Kameron Loe knew he could always count on hearing his grandfather's voice at his baseball games. From little league through his college days as a pitcher at Cal State-Northridge, Loe's grandfather Howard Pound would always be there, always delivering his typical cheer from within the crowd. "Hubba, hubba!" Pound would yell...

Rodgers, Braun appear together in Brewers ad

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OTF: Morning Box Scores for 4/25/12

Monday wasn't exactly a banner day for the Brewers farm system and yesterday they actually found a way to top Monday for pure suckage as they went 0-4 once again, but did so in a way I've never seen before.In fact, we'll lead-off with the game that led me to just shake my head and that came from Brevard County.  The Manatees took on Clearwater and it was an amazing pitchers...

Greinke, Brewers Sneak Past Astros

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