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MILWAUKEE Corey Hart is clearly eager to get back in the Milwaukee Brewers lineup sooner rather than later, given the team's newfound wild-card contention. And with a rupture in his plantar fascia in the arch of his left foot, Hart said he saw "a big improvement" since Wednesday.
On Friday afternoon, the Brewers first baseman took early batting practice and ran on a treadmill, among other things, while using a personal orthotics on his left foot to help give more support. It was a clear improvement from his status just days earlier.
That improvement wasn't enough to get him in the Brewers lineup Friday night for the start of a big series against the New York Mets, but it could be enough to see him work as a pinch hitter off the bench in the next two games of the weekend series, according to Brewers manager Ron Roenicke.
"Let's hope tomorrow maybe he can help us somehow," Roenicke said. "I don't know if he'll be starting. If we can ge...
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Brewers World Series Betting Odds (OddsShark.com)
November 11, 2011: 22/1
March 6, 2012: 28/1
April 22, 2012: 35/1
May 28, 2012: 60/1
July 3, 2012...
MILWAUKEE John Axford was tired and frustrated, but he knew what came next.
He had always been transparent with the media, welcoming interviews that came to his locker near the front of the Brewers clubhouse. But lately, the questions had grown tiresome. He knew he had to face up to the struggles he and the rest of his bullpen had dealt with, something hed already had to own up...
MILWAUKEE With a Tuesday return date in mind, Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart tested his injured foot by running the bases on Sunday morning, and the result wasn't what he had hoped for.
Affecting the arch of his left foot, Hart's plantar fascia injury limits his ability to make turns around the basepaths without serious discomfort. He said on Sunday that he...
MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers' shortstop position was supposed to be cut and dried.
Alex Gonzalez, a 14-year veteran, was signed last offseason to provide the stability the Brewers never found in predecessor Yuniesky Betancourt. He was a plus defender with decent power. And at the very least, he was a short-lived answer to a question that had been bugging the organization...
As Chipper Jones continues his farewell tour across Major League Baseball, the Brewers may have given him the most unique gift he will receive.
MIAMI Yes, Giancarlo Stanton wants to one day win a home-run title.
You play this game to win championships and be the best we can. So thats part of it, yep, Stanton said.
But if you believe the Marlins outfielder is thinking of winning his first home-run crown this season, youd be wrong.
With 34, Stanton entered Saturday four home runs behind Milwaukee outfielder Ryan Braun...
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Considering where they stood four weeks ago, the Milwaukee Brewers making the playoffs would be a historic achievement.
So would a win Friday night.
The surging Brewers have a chance to match a 33-year-old franchise record for their longest home winning streak as they face the sliding New York Mets.
Milwaukee's only losses in its last 19 games at Miller Park came to Philadelphia...
The Brewers are threatening to make it into the wildcard, and their playoff hopes are still alive. The Mets are standing in their way, and a three games series with the Mets will be basically a win or go home scenario. Milwaukee sits just 3 games back of the wildcard spot, after being 12 ½ games back of that same wildcard spot just about a month ago.
MLB odds are favoring the Brewers...