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LYLE OVERBAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Overbay delivers with walk-off single, Brewers keep pace in playoff race

  Lyle Overbay hit a game-ending RBI single off Jumbo Diaz with one out in the ninth, lifting Milwaukee to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds that helped the Brewers keep pace in the National League playoff race. Overbay sent the first pitch from Diaz (0-1) into the gap in left-center. The veteran was mobbed by teammates after lifting the Brewers to their third straight win. Milwaukee...
Via Associated Press
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Overbay delivers, Brewers beat Reds 3-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) Lyle Overbay hit a game-ending RBI single off Jumbo Diaz with one out in the ninth, lifting Milwaukee to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds that helped the Brewers keep pace in the National League playoff race. Overbay sent the first pitch from Diaz (0-1) into the gap in left-center. The veteran was mobbed by teammates after lifting the Brewers to their third straight...
Via Associated Press
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Overbay leads Brewers in rally over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Garza got through six shaky innings to win back-to-back starts for the first time since last July and Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run single to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Garza (4-4) allowed five walks and six hits while striking out one, yet limited the Pirates to three runs a day after they scored...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers take down the Cardinals 5-4 in 11 innings

ST. LOUIS -- Lyle Overbay singled in Khris Davis with the tiebreaking run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals in extra innings for the second straight night, winning 5-4 in 11 innings Tuesday. Davis hit a go-ahead triple to help the Brewers win 5-3 in 12 innings Monday night and started the winning rally this time with a leadoff double against Kevin Siegrist (0...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Key Ingredients: Lyle Overbay at the Bat

One person influential to the Brewers’ strong start was not even alive when the season began. When Eddie Overbay was born on April 17, his father, Brewers first baseman Lyle Overbay, was hitting just .100 with a .480 OPS. However, since being reinstated from the paternity list, the elder Overbay has gone on a tear. The 37-year-old Washington native has compiled a six-game hit streak...
Via Brewers Bar
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyle Overbay Takes Paternity Leave Without Incident (Plus Mostly-Unrelated Thoughts About Watching Childbirth) ☆

Yesterday, Lyle Overbay and his wife welcomed their fifth (!) child into the world.  Overbay took paternity leave, paving the way for Elian Herrera to be called up and enjoy the sights and sounds of Pittsburgh for a few days.  Overbay’s absence from the team has been met with no drama whatsoever as far as I can tell.  Funny, it seems like just a few weeks ago there was a mini...
Via Brewers Bar
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers place Overbay on paternity list

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed first baseman Lyle Overbay on the paternity list, recalling utility man Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville to fill his roster spot. Overbay's wife, Sarah, is expecting the couple's fifth child in the coming days. According to MLB rules, the 37-year-old can stay on the paternity list for up to three days. The Brewers begin a four-game series in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Overbay, Reynolds make Brewers' 25-man roster

The battle at first base has been settled, as the Milwaukee Brewers informed Mark Reynolds and Lyle Overbay on Sunday that they will make the 25-man roster. Juan Francisco's time with the team appears to be over, but the club has yet to make an official announcement on his status. Since both were on minor-league contracts, Reynolds and Overbay will need to be added to the 40-man...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers add another 1B option by signing Overbay to minor league deal

The Brewers have signed Lyle Overbay to a minor league contract, making him the latest candidate for the team's first-base job. Milwaukee announced Monday that Overbay has an invitation to big league camp in spring training next month. The left-handed Overbay hit .240 with 14 homers and 59 RBIs in 142 games last year for the Yankees. He returns to Milwaukee, where he played two...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers sign Lyle Overbay to minor league deal

Continuing to stockpile options at first base, the Milwaukee Brewers have signed veteran first baseman Lyle Overbay to a minor league deal with an invitation to big league spring training. Overbay returns to the Brewers where he was the team's starting first baseman in 2004 and 2005. The 36-year-old spent 2013 with the New York Yankees, appearing in 142 games and hitting .240 with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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