Found August 17, 2013 on
There's just no reason not to go ahead and have this be a post at The Brewers Bar...Also, this first appeared in the Brew Crew Ball August 16th game thread. Some further embellishments were then added.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
LIES, DAMNED LIES
Ryan Braun reportedly plans to finally come clean about his PED use and lying about cheating. Braun is currently on suspension.
Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez is day to day after he sprained his right knee making a leaping catch at the wall.
Gomez had an MRI on Friday that confirmed the sprain, and he hobbled around on crutches before Milwaukee's game against the Reds. Manager Ron Roenicke says he'll have a better idea in the next few days of when the All-Star will return to the lineup.
Ralph Sasson, a longtime friend of Ryan Braun, is suing the suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder for defamation, according to ESPN. Sasson, 29, claims that he assisted in Braun’s successful appeal of a 2011 positive test for elevated levels of testosterone after being contacted by Braun’s agent. According to ESPN, Sasson, in the lawsuit, accuses Braun […]
ALL OUT EFFORT
If there was a signature defensive play in the 2013 MLB season, it would be Milwaukee Brewers All-Star CF Carlos Gomez running full speed to the warning track, crashing into the wall, giving up his body, and always making the catch. The theme repeated itself Thursday night, as Gomez made a twisting catch and crashed full speed into the wall at Miller Park in Milwaukee. The play...
MILWAUKEE -- It was hard to know what Yovani Gallardo was going to give the Milwaukee Brewers in his first start back from the disabled list, but even optimists couldn't have expected the end result.
Gallardo allowed just three hits and walked only two batters in 6 13 scoreless innings, as he out-dueled Cincinnati's Mat Latos in Milwaukee's 2-0 win.
Following a 19-pitch...
The Milwaukee Brewers got veteran starter Yovani Gallardo back from the DL yesterday. In his first start since injuring his hamstring at the end of July, Gallardo was excellent. His performance through the rest of the season will become increasingly important if the Brewers want to explore trade possibilities with the 27-year old.
Gallardo went six and a third innings of...
Milwaukee Brewers embattled left fielder Ryan Braun plans to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Braun according to people who are familiar with his plans is ready to soon admit that he used performance-enhancing drugs in parts of the 2011 season the reasons why he did it and publicly apologize for the lies and deception.
People familiar with the plans who...
Milwaukee Brewers slugger plans to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs during his MVP season of 2011 and publicly apologize for the lies and deception, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Ryan Braun has started offering personal apologies, according to major-league sources. He is expected to elaborate,
Two days after he was limping around the clubhouse on crutches Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez resumed baseball activities on Sunday and spoke of returning to the lineup before the end of the week.
Gomez sprained his right knee when he made a wall-banging catch on Thursday against the Reds and needed an MRI scan the following morning to confirm there was no serious damage. He...
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It’s been a week of squeeze play karma for the Milwaukee Brewers. In Tuesday’s game against the Texas Rangers, Jean Segura scored a Badger Mutual insurance run in the eighth inning on an apparent failed squeeze attempt (if only all failures in baseball had such an upside). Segura escaping the rundown was a heartwarming...
Well, we soon may have the truth, or the latest version of the truth, or whatever passes for the truth nowadays.
Ryan Braun has started offering personal apologies, according to major-league sources. He is expected to elaborate, in the near future, on why he accepted a 65-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. And according to people he has spoken with, he is...
Yovani Gallardo gave up three hits in 6 1/3 innings and Logan Schafer had a two-run double to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
Gallardo (9-9), who came off the disabled list Friday, struck out three to lead Milwaukee to its second straight win over the Reds.
Gallardo did not give up a hit until the fourth inning when Brandon Phillips...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy hit a two-run homer off Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Jean Segura sparked the winning rally when he beat out a leadoff chopper to shortstop for his third hit. Lucroy then drove a 1-2 pitch to left for his 17th homer, snapping Cincinnati's...
After being owned by Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman for the last three seasons the Milwaukee Brewers experienced some hard-earned success Friday night.
Jonathan Lucroy belted a two-run walk-off home run off the left-handed fireballer to propel the Brewers to a 7-6 victory over their National League Central Division rival in a back-and-forth game at Miller Park.
It was the...
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It's been said before that all good things must come to an end.
Such was the case Friday night at Miller Park, as Cincinnati's five-game winning streak was snapped, thanks to a two-run walk-off homer by Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy in the bottom of the ninth off Aroldis Chapman.
Down to his final strike, Lucroy buckled...