Found September 16, 2012 on
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New York Mets
MILWAUKEE -- For an organization that has been built around homegrown talent, the Milwaukee Brewers have struggled to develop their own pitchers -- all the more reason for the high hopes surrounding young right-hander Wily Peralta. Making just his third major league start, Peralta showed why he's one of the Brewers' top prospects, working eight scoreless innings while allowing just two hits and a walk with five strikeouts, leading Milwaukee to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets Sunday at Miller Park. "That's about as good as it gets," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. Peralta (2-0) retired 15 of his first 16 batters and 24 of 27 overall, using his full repertoire of pitches, which included a fastball topping out at 96 miles per hour and a slider that kept the Mets off-balance most of the day. "He had sink, he was down in the zone ... just good command," Roenicke said. Peralta is considered a leading candidate to make the Milwaukee rotatio...
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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 It's no secret that Brewers pitcher Shaun Marcum hasn't been the same since returning from elbow tightness that kept him out for the better part of two months this season. In the five starts since his return, Marcum has averaged less than five innings per start and given up four runs in all but one appearance.
That's mostly because of his lack of command,...
As Chipper Jones continues his farewell tour across Major League Baseball, the Brewers may have given him the most unique gift he will receive.
Ryan Braun hit two home runs and rookie pitcher Wily Peralta gave up two singles in eight innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-0 Sunday.
The reigning most valuable player now has 201 home runs in his career, as Milwaukee won for the 20th time in its last 26 games to remain 2 1/2 games out of the second wild-card spot. The left fielder leads the league with...
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...
I haven’t paid much attention to baseball in the last month or so, because that’s what happens when you’re a Cubs fan.
However, I have watched enough games this season to realize the Milwaukee Brewers ascension up the standings came out of nowhere. Suddenly a team that was just a notch better than the Astros and Cubs in July is in the midst of the wild-card race. Considering...
The Mets and Brewers play the rubber game of the series this afternoon as Chris Young makes the start against Wily Peralta. Young is 4-7 on the season over 17 starts over 96.1 innings with a 4.39 ERA. In his last two starts he has pitched 11.0 innings and has allowed only 3 ER while striking out 10 batters. The last time he faced the Brewers was in 2008 and he pitched a complete...
Talk about a flight delay. A game between the Mets and Brewers was delayed when a paper airplane flew on to the field.The hitter, Aramis Ramirez, stepped out of the box to allow the airplane to be taken off of the field.It's a pretty big one. I'm glad it didn't hit anyone in the eye.Watch the clip right here:Your browser does not support iframes.
An incredible run over the last month has vaulted the Milwaukee Brewers into the thick of the NL wild-card race.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are right there with them, but they've hardly resembled a playoff team lately.
The surging Brewers look to continue their astonishing playoff push in Tuesday night's opener with the Pirates, who might be weary after arriving home this morning...
In just the third start of Wily Peralta’s young career, the Mets were completely baffled and continued to struggle offensively as they dropped this one to the Brewers 3-0.
Chris Young got the nod for Amazin’s and put together a solid effort, despite allowing home runs to both Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez in the fourth and a second bomb to the reigning NL MVP in the sixth...