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Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday. Prince Fielder chased Kennedy with a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning, helping erase the stigma that the big slugger's playoffs would be anything like 2008, when he went 1 for...
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Yovani Gallardo struck out nine in eight dominant innings and Prince Fielder added a two-run homer to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Saturday.
Ryan Braun collected three hits and scored a pair of runs for the Brewers.
The Diamondbacks squandered their best opportunity in the...
MILWAUKEE -- It didnt take much creativity for the Milwaukee Brewers to grab a 1-0 series lead over the Arizona in the NL Division Series on Saturday. Their season-long model for winning worked to perfection.
Milwaukee's 4-1 victory started with a masterful outing from starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo, was bolstered by Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder and was sealed by John Axford...
The National League most valuable player talk over the last week has centered on Ryan Braun.
On Tuesday night, his Milwaukee Brewers teammate made one last push to keep himself in the conversation.
Prince Fielder slugged three home runs, becoming the third Brewers player to pull a hat trick in a game this season, driving in all but one of the team's runs to spark a 6-4 win...
Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday.
Prince Fielder chased Kennedy with a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning, helping erase the stigma that the big slugger's playoffs would be anything like 2008...
The Brewers' stars shined in Game 1. Yovani Gallardo dominated the Diamondbacks over eight innings, and Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun were the offensive catalysts in a 4-1 win.
The Milwaukee Brewers (96-66) did their-selves a huge favor when clinching the second seed in the Playoffs. By doing so, they emerged as the favorites in their National League Divisional Series (NLDS) with the Arizona Diamondbacks (94-68).
On paper, the Brewers and D-Backs appear to be two evenly matched teams, but at home, the Brewers have played great baseball with a league-best...
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson's decision to challenge Prince Fielder in Saturday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series brings back memories of Gibson's World-Series clinching homer in 1984.
One Brewers player in particular was stirring memories Friday for D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, whose club will face Milwaukee in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Saturday. Gibson played three seasons with Prince Fielder's father, Cecil, in Detroit.
Some may think that the D-backs were not patient enough against Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Manager Kirk Gibson, though, is not one of them.
Locking in their pitching staff will be priority No. 1, not landing an Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder.
It was starting pitching that carried the Milwaukee Brewers to a franchise-record 96 victories and their first division title since 1982, so the conventional thinking on the eve of the playoffs is the National League Central champions will go only as far as their starting pitching takes them.
"It all starts with starting pitching," outfielder Ryan Braun said. "All...