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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.
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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...
While D-backs manager Kirk Gibson doesn't see his squad as an underdog, he noted that Arizona is, indeed, being overlooked. He's fine with that.
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
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,...
Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder, third baseman Casey McGehee and rightfielder Corey Hart each had three-home run games this season, a first for the franchise. It marked the seventh time in major-league history that a team had at least three players hit three homers in a game in the same season.
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.
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...
Locking in their pitching staff will be priority No. 1, not landing an Albert Pujols or 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...