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The Outside Corner:
During a wild and exciting (at times) day of baseball, the first walk-off win of the season came in Milwaukee. Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy drove in Rickie Weeks with a sac fly with one out in the tenth inning of a 4-4 game to give Milwaukee the 5-4 victory.
The Brewers trailed 3-1 going into the bottom of the eighth before a three run rally, capped by a two-run dbuble by Aramis Ramirez, put them ahead 4-3. But with two outs in the ninth inning, Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler then tied the game with a long homer to right on the first pitch he saw against closer John Axford, throwing Axford's status as Milwaukee's closer into question once again.
The bullpen management of Rockies manager Walt Weiss will definitely come into question after using ace setup man Matt Belisle for just one pitch in the seventh, and not getting closer Rafael Betancourt into the game at all. Adam Ottavino's control was a mess in the tenth (which is par for the course ofr him), as...
BEST OF MAXIM
MILWAUKEE Yovani Gallardo was trying to break through in a couple of ways Monday afternoon.
First, the Brewers right-hander was trying to win for the first time in his fourth career Opening Day start. His opponent? The only National League team he's never beaten: Colorado.
Neither of the two happened, but Gallardo is alright with that. Though he scuffled with command and left...
MILWAUKEE On the 43rd anniversary of the franchise being awarded to the city of Milwaukee, the Brewers did something they've never done before.
Playing just their second ever extra innings game on Opening Day, the Brewers got the franchise's first walk-off extra innings win when Jonathan Lucroy's 10th inning sacrifice fly plated Rickie Weeks for a 5-4 victory over Colorado...
MILWAUKEE It's that time of year again. Every team has some kind of hope on Opening Day, as the pundits try to decipher which fan bases are delusional in thinking their team is a contender.
Can the Milwaukee Brewers make another run at the postseason? They'll only go as far as their pitchers take them.
The Brewers finished just five games back of the final Wild Card spot...
MILWAUKEE -- There's something special about Opening Day.
In Milwaukee it means warmer temperatures are on the way, though the high temperature outside of Miller Park is just 35 degrees Monday.
The bunting was hung around the park, and fans lined up to get into the parking lot before 9 a.m. - over four hours before Yovani Gallardo will throw the first pitch of the 2013 season...
When you gotta go, you gotta go. So it makes sense to BYOP -- Bring Your Own Potty.
Try telling that to the Brewers.
Experienced tailgaters at Miller Park in Milwaukee have been known to bring their own portable commode with them to the parking lot. As of this season, though, the Brewers will no longer allow that practice.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Waste Management...
Kyle Lohse will make his first start for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Lohse waited until there was only a week left of spring training before signing a deal with the Brewers. The official deal for Lohse was for three-years and $33 million.
Last season Lohse pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals where he had a career best season finishing 16-3 with...
Jonathan Lucroy hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-4 victory over Colorado on Monday, ruining the first game for new Rockies manager Walt Weiss.
Rickie Weeks sparked the winning rally when he stole second after he was hit by a pitch with one out. Adam Ottavino (0-1) then issued an intentional walk to Ryan Braun and lost Aramis Ramirez to another...
MILWAUKEE -- Baseball can be bizarre. It can also be cruel. Tuesday night the seventh inning was both to the Milwaukee Brewers and left-hander Michael Gonzalez.
Making his debut with the Brewers, Gonzalez got hit with the loss by allowing three runs without recording an out in Milwaukee's 8-4 loss to Colorado. In a box score it looks like a rough outing, but all he had was rough...
If you listen to the various pundits out there, the St. Louis Cardinals are predicted by many to finish no better than second to the Cincinnati Reds. Even the Post-Dispatch's Jeff Gordon is calling this a "transition" year for the Cards, as they deal with season-ending injuries to Rafael Furcal and Chris Carpenter, while also breaking in youngsters like Shelby Miller...