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The Milwaukee Brewers have come to expect significant offensive production from Ryan Braun against the Chicago Cubs.
Norichika Aoki's production has been even more impressive.
Braun and Aoki look to continue pounding on Cubs pitching as the Brewers attempt to sweep this four-game set and extend their longest winning streak in the all-time series Thursday.
Braun is a career .334 hitter against Chicago (49-80), including a .365 average with 38 RBIs in 42 visits to Wrigley Field.
The reigning NL MVP has continued to feast on the Cubs lately, going 12 for 26 with two homers while driving in seven runs in six games over the past 10 days. Milwaukee (62-67) has won each meeting as part of an overall 8-1 run.
In fact, the Brewers have put together eight straight victories over Chicago for the longest winning streak by either team in the series dating back to 1997.
Aoki is also making a big difference.
The rookie outfielder is batting .284 on the season, but has a .516 average wit...
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Well it kind of looks like this is going to be Brewers Appreciation Week because I am all about the love right now. These guys deserve it. Aramis Ramirez has been killing the baseball lately and that deserves kudos. I could write twenty five hundred words about Ryan Braun anytime, any place. I could do it every single day if I wanted to. He's that good, but you know who never...
Milwaukee Brewers fans and residents of Wisconsin in general are no doubt familiar with the cartoon Beer Barrel Man, who became an official symbol of the modern Brewers when the franchise arrived in town in 1970. The new, major league Brewers of that time needed some branding, a logo, something to represent the team and connect with locals. That’s when Bud Selig reached back...
The Milwaukee Brewers' surge has been aided by a pair of series against the lowly Chicago Cubs, and now an unexpected offensive source.
Jeff Bianchi and the Brewers look to continue capitalizing on one of baseball's worst teams and extend their longest winning streak in the all-time series Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee (61-67) has won seven of eight, with...
MILWAUKEE As Bob Uecker stared up at his bronzed likeness, now immortalized just outside the walls of Miller Park, master of ceremonies Bob Costas asked him what he'd like to do with his new statue first.
"Get my money back," Uecker deadpanned, in a way only the legendary Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster could.
For months, Uecker had joked that he couldn't put...
The Pirates open a three-game series in Milwaukee on Friday night. Right-hander Jeff Karstens toes the rubber for the Bucs. The Brewers will toss righty Mark Rogers.
Mike Fiers tossed 7 1-3 solid innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night, their eighth straight victory against Chicago.
Fiers (8-6) held the Cubs to four hits and struck out six, helping Milwaukee beat its division rival for the 13th time in 16 games this season. The Brewers have won eight of their last nine overall and moved within five...
A statue of popular Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker was dedicated outside Miller Park on Friday, and those in attendance recalled it was all made possible because of some spilled mashed potatoes and gravy.
Uecker, affectionately dubbed ''Mr. Baseball'' by Johnny Carson in the 1970s, joined Hall of Famers Hank Aaron, Robin Yount and Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig...
The Milwaukee Brewers placed right-hander Shaun Marcum on trade waivers Tuesday, thinking strategically as the deadline for setting postseason rosters looms at midnight Friday ET.
Marcum’s next start, Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs, will take place shortly after his waiver period expires that day at 1 p.m. ET.
He has pitched only once since missing...
Pirates (70-60) at Brewers (62-68)
8:10 PM EST–Miller Park, Milwaukee
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The Pirates are in Milwaukee for a weekend series against the Brewers. Since the Cardinals lost again yesterday, the Bucs enter the action just a half-game out of a playoff spot. St. Louis is at Washington this weekend and just lost SS Rafael Furcal for the season....
If you missed Mellie’s recap of the season series clinching win against the Cardinals you suck. First Pitch: 8:10 PM EST Where To Watch: Root Sports, MLB.TV, FSWI Mark Rogers, RHP (26) This freaking guy again? He freaking faced the Pirates last time out. He used them to get his ERA under 5.00. How [...]
The Milwaukee Brewers proved to be spoilers for Cubs fans at Wrigley filed on Monday night, as Ryan Braun, Aramis Ramirez and Corey Hart hit three consecutive home runs in the ninth inning.
The Cubs entered the ninth with a two run lead, only to finish the game on the short end of a 15 to 4 romp. The nine-run ninth inning began with a there-run blast off the bat of reigning NL MVP...