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St. Louis Cardinals
MILWAUKEE -- Statistics are used heavily in baseball, but they are defied when the game is actually played.
Brewers reliever Brandon Kintzler has dominated left-handed hitters all season long, entering Monday having allowed just 11 hits and a .147 batting average to lefties this year.
In the decisive top of the eighth inning Monday, St. Louis left-handed hitters got five hits off Kintzler, including four in a row to turn 5-4 deficit into an 8-5 victory.
"That's how crazy this game is, right?" Kintzler said. "You give up 11 hits to lefties all year and then you give up five.
"They had a good plan. Obviously, if (the pitches) are a little down they might be a ground ball. If they are a little up they go through. They had a good plan. Maybe next time we'll change our plan and see what happens."
Emerging as one of Milwaukee's best relievers this season, Kintzler had been unscored upon in 23 of his last 24 appearances and hasn't allowed a run...
BEST OF MAXIM
MILWAUKEE -- In Kyle Lohse's first three starts this season against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Milwaukee Brewers couldn't score for him.
While Lohse entered Tuesday night with an 0-3 record and a 5.00 ERA against his former team this season, the Brewers had scored just two runs for him in three starts.
The tide turned Tuesday, as Lohse posted his 13th quality start in...
Pretty sure Ryan Braun is in the running for worst human being ever…or near the top.
Exposed liar/disgraced former MVP Ryan Braun was said to have told players that the collector of his urine sample which tested outrageously high for synthetic testosterone was an anti-Semite. This was all in an attempt by Braun to garner the sympathy from peers and discredit the collector.
MILWAUKEE -- Kyle Lohse beat the Cardinals for the first time this season and Sean Halton knocked in a career-high three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 6-3 Tuesday night.
Lohse (9-8) beat the Cardinals in his fourth try this season and improved to 3-5 in nine outings overall against his former team.
Lohse left after six innings with the Brewers leading 6-3. He...
It has been three months since the last meeting between the Cardinals and the Brewers. The Cardinals beat Kyle Lohse 4-2 that Sunday afternoon, and the right-hander was visibly frustrated while losing to his old team for the third time in the season's early weeks.
In the half season since, the Brewers actually have improved their lot in the NL Central standings. They were in...
Starting in place of Juan Francisco rookie Sean Halton took full advantage of his opportunity Tuesday night.
The first baseman one of a number of reinforcements who have bounced back and forth between Milwaukee and Class AAA Nashville this season drove in three runs with a pair of singles to help lead the Brewers to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park.
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...
Suspended Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun told players around MLB prior to 2012 spring training that the man who collected his urine sample that tested positive for synthetic testosterone was anti-Semitic in an attempt to discredit him according to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan. Braun also accused the man Dino Laurenzi Jr. of being a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Braun went to some...
Shelby Miller has baffled numerous opponents this year, but none more so than the Milwaukee Brewers.
He'll aim for his third straight win over Milwaukee on Monday night as the St. Louis Cardinals continue their NL Central road trip.
The Cardinals (71-52), one game back of Pittsburgh for first place, have had their way with the Brewers this year, winning all four meetings in Milwaukee...
As Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun tried to rally support
among his major league peers while fighting a possible suspension
for a performance-enhancing drug in 2012, he told others the man
who collected his urine sample had motivation to see him suspended,
according to reports.
Beginning on Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals will play a potentially season-defining stretch of 17 games in 18 days against other NL playoff contenders.
For now, they'll happily welcome a few more against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Cardinals look to continue their dominance of the NL Central's cellar dwellers with a sixth straight victory at Miller Park on Tuesday night...
Kyle Lohse finally beat the St. Louis Cardinals, and the win didn't come that easily.
Lohse beat the Cardinals in his fourth try this season and Sean Halton knocked in a career-high three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 6-3 Tuesday night.
''They made me work for it,'' he said after improving to 3-5 in nine outings overall against his former...
Tweet There’s pretty much no question at this point that the public opinion of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has changed after his latest suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal. However, the public perception keeps getting worse even after Braun’s recent suspension. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Braun “lobbied for support” from fellow […]
Teammates, friends and fans all felt betrayed by Ryan Braun’s role in the Biogenesis scandal that saw him accept a 65-game suspension on July 22. Braun vehemently denied using performing-enhancing drugs in the past, and now an apology and admission of guilt by the outfielder won’t erase the damage he did for at least one man in Major League Baseball.
After reports were made that...