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Arizona manager Kirk Gibson faced his first big decision of the postseason in the seventh inning Saturday at Miller Park. But the choice backfired when Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder belted a two-run homer.
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Bickley: It didn't take long for D-Backs manager Kirk Gibson's sterling reputation to take a hit in the 2011 postseason. His team is one loss away from a quick NLDS exit.
The media cuts Kirk Gibson no slack as the Diamondbacks fall to two games down in the NLCS.
Arizona manager Kirk Gibson faced his first big decision of the postseason in the seventh inning Saturday at Miller Park.
But nearly as fast as Gibson could get back in the Diamondbacks dugout, the choice backfired.
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder belted a two-run homer in the seventh, moments after Gibson decided to let right-hander Ian Kennedy pitch to Fielder with a...
The Brewers had just left for a road trip when Prince Fielder called home to check in with his wife, Chanel.
"The kids are throwing up," she said.
Great, thought Fielder. Sympathizing with his boys and their bows to the porcelain throne, Fielder had an unsettling feeling that he would not escape this bug himself. "I hope I don't get it," thought Milwaukee...
Arizona Diamondbacks batting coach Don Baylor is back with the team on Saturday for Game 1 of the NL division series after fainting the day before in the clubhouse. Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson says the medical staff believes the 62-year-old Baylor had a reaction to medication. "He's in the clubhouse.
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona's fans let Milwaukee slugger Prince Fielder have it during this year's All-Star game, relentlessly booing him for selecting teammate Rickie Weeks over Diamdondbacks outfielder Justin Upton for the Home Run Derby.
Today I will take a look at the two National League Division Series. For each club I’ll look at a player and pitcher to watch, not necessarily the biggest star but a guy I think who will have an impact, then a quick look at the manager and my perceptions of him and lastly an X Factor, a player or issue that may define this series.Now I will look at the Arizona-Milwaukee series...
MILWAUKEE - Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers...
Gallardo outpitches Ian Kennedy, while Fielder adds a home run in NLDS
The Brewers broke open Game 2 with a five-run sixth inning and rolled to a 9-4 win. The D-backs head home in an 0-2 hole and without an answer for Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder.
MILWAUKEE — Nobody in the major leagues gets better home cooking than the Milwaukee Brewers. And it's not just from tailgaters grilling scintillating beer-battered bratwurst in the parking lots outside of Miller Park.
The Brewers earned home-field advantage in the NLDS by dominating inside their home stadium during the regular season. They went 57-24 here, good for a franchise...
The Brewers' 1-2 punch of Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder put up NL Most Valuable Player-worthy numbers during the regular season, and that production has carried into October -- causing situational problems for the D-backs and manager Kirk Gibson.