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Even without their All-Star slugger, the Milwaukee Brewers have seen improvement on offense lead to their longest winning streak since April.
Miami's Jacob Turner, however, has been tough to hit since his call-up last month.
The Brewers will try to continue their recent production at the plate and win their fifth straight Tuesday night when they face Turner and the Marlins in Miami.
With Ryan Braun injured, Jonathan Lucroy stepped up with four hits and Carlos Gomez and Rickie Weeks added three apiece as Milwaukee (26-37) matched a season high with 16 hits in a 6-1 victory in Monday's series opener.
"Anytime you have one of your big boys out and you can score and do what we did and get that many hits, it's big," said manager Ron Roenicke, whose club's four-game win streak is its longest since a nine-game run April 14-23.
A sore thumb kept Braun out of the lineup for the second time in six games, a day after the injury caused him to leave early in a 9-1 ...
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The Milwaukee Brewers have released right-hander Clay Hensley after just four appearances with Triple-A Nashville.
Hensley's release clears a roster spot on the Sounds' roster for right-hander Tyler Thornburg, as he returns to Triple-A on Tuesday.
Hensley, 33, began the season in the Reds organization with Triple-A Louisville, going 0-1 with a 4.00 ERA in 18 innings before...
MILWAUKEE -- Three days and 40 picks later, the Milwaukee Brewers finally concluded the first-year player draft last Saturday afternoon. When it was all said and done, the Brewers drafted 28 college players and 12 high school players, while taking 23 pitchers and 17 position players.
After presiding over the draft, Brewers scouting director Bruce Seid took some time to share his...
MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun left Sunday's game against Philadelphia in the bottom of the third inning with right thumb soreness.
With the Brewers leading 4-0, Logan Schafer pinch hit for Braun in the third inning. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game that Braun's right thumb injury is really bothering him.
"We've got to figure...
Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is out of Monday's lineup as he continues to battle a thumb injury on his right hand.
Braun started Sunday's 9-1 victory over Philadelphia, but was pulled for pinch hitter Logan Schafer in the bottom of the third inning.
The injury is to a nerve between the thumb and index finger on Braun's right hand. While the pain and soreness...
If starting pitching is contagious, Yovani Gallardo caught the bug. But more importantly, the Milwaukee Brewers put together another all-around effort Monday night.
For the second straight day, Milwaukee's starting pitcher went eight strong innings, while the defense and offense backed them. Gallardo didn't allow a run in eight innings and picked up his 1,000th career strikeout...
Ryan Braun was lifted from the Milwaukee Brewers' game Sunday for a pinch-hitter in the third inning because of persistent trouble with his sore right thumb.
Braun struck out in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. Logan Schaefer batted for him in the third and took his spot in left field.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game he hoped to avoid putting...
Carlos Gomez hit a two-run homer on his bobblehead day, Scooter Gennett had a two-run triple and Kyle Lohse pitched eight strong innings for his first win in eight starts to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Sunday.
Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun left after the third inning with a sore right thumb, which has been a lingering problem for him. Still, the...
MILWAUKEE It had been some time since everything clicked at once for the Milwaukee Brewers. Struggles in one facet of the game would lead to the demise of the others.
At long last, the Brewers got a well-pitched game, the offense put up a crooked number and the defense made big plays in a 9-1 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.
It all added up to one of Milwaukee'...
The Milwaukee Brewers are riding a rare three-game winning streak, but it appears to be in serious jeopardy considering Ryan Braun's thumb injury and Yovani Gallardo's struggles.
Meanwhile, the Miami Marlins aim for a three-game winning streak of their own - only their third of the season - Monday night when they host Milwaukee.
Both teams - amongst baseball's worst ...
MILWAUKEE -- Instead of huddling his entire family around a tiny computer screen to watch the draft, Josh Uhen decided to connect the laptop to the family television. It was going to be much easier to wait out the long draft that way.
But as it turns out, Uhen didn't have to wait very long.
As the first-year player draft moved into the fifth round last Friday afternoon, Uhen...
Yovani Gallardo threw eight scoreless innings, Jonathan Lucroy had four hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Carlos Gomez had three hits and two RBIs for Milwaukee, while Lucroy also drove in a pair of runs. Rickie Weeks homered among his three hits for the Brewers, who tied a season high with 16 hits despite...
With slugger Giancarlo Stanton back in the lineup, the Miami Marlins may be poised to continue their recent success.
After having a hand in ending the Milwaukee Brewers' winning streak, Stanton tries to help the Marlins post back-to-back series wins for the first time in a year Wednesday night.
Stanton is 2 for 8 in two games since his return from missing more than a month with...
Carlos Gomez added another impressive offensive performance during his breakout season.
Gomez had four hits, including two triples, drove in three runs, and scored three runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
''He had a very big night, two triples,'' said Jonathan Lucroy, who drove in four runs.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his first homer since coming off the disabled list, a two-run drive with two outs in the eighth inning that lifted the Miami Marlins to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
With Juan Pierre on first, Stanton connected on the first pitch from Jim Henderson (2-2), sending a drive over the wall in left-center. It was his fourth home run this...
Carlos Gomez had four hits, including two triples, and Jonathan Lucroy drove in four runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Gomez also drove in three runs and scored three runs. Jean Segura homered for the Brewers, who have won five of six.
Alfredo Figaro (1-0) pitched seven scoreless innings to earn his first victory since Sept. 26...