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The Great Pretenders

“It appears the Brewers have fallen and may not get up in time for the playoffs” “I’m going to be a happy idiot And struggle for the legal tender Where the ads take aim and lay their claim To the heart and soul of the splender And believe in whatever may lie In those things that money can buy Thought true love could have been a contender? Are you there? Say a prayer for the...
Via Overtime
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A consistent approach has taken Lance Lynn's game to a new level

Late-season struggles have complicated the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push and put them in a position that requires a dominant road stretch against the NL Central leaders. It begins Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, winners of eight straight at Busch Stadium. The Brewers follow that with three at second-place Pittsburgh. Milwaukee...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

A consistent approach has taken Lance Lynn's game to a new level

Late-season struggles have complicated the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push and put them in a position that requires a dominant road stretch against the NL Central leaders. It begins Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, winners of eight straight at Busch Stadium. The Brewers follow that with three at second-place Pittsburgh. Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers offense has a breakout day in win over Reds

The Milwaukee Brewers took out their offensive frustrations in a major way Sunday afternoon. Rapping out 15 hits and getting home runs from rookie Matt Clark and Mark Reynolds, the Brewers blasted the Cincinnati Reds, 9-2, in front of a sellout crowd of 41,870 at Miller Park. The nine runs were the most in a game for the Brewers since they beat the San Diego Padres, 10-1, on Aug...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers begin do-or-die road trip against division foes

MILWAUKEE -- Call it do or die, make or break or whatever you want. The fact of the matter is that the season is on the line for the Milwaukee Brewers on a nine-game road trip beginning Tuesday in St. Louis and continuing on to Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. By winning four of its last five, Milwaukee sits 1 1/2 games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second wild-card spot and five...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 9/14/14

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing. Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Hank the Dog Bobblehead a Smashing Success: If you were at the Hank bobblehead game on Saturday, it was something to behold.  The atmosphere and crowd density were comparable...
Via Brewers Bar
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers make case for regained relevance with complete win

MILWAUKEE -- For quite some time now, the Milwaukee Brewers have longed for one of those breakout offensive performances where the final outcome isn't in doubt in the late innings. When the Brewers stranded six runners over the first three innings Sunday, another frustrating offensive game seemed on tap. But Milwaukee blew open the series finale with the Cincinnati Reds with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers make case for regained relevance with complete win

MILWAUKEE -- For quite some time now, the Milwaukee Brewers have longed for one of those breakout offensive performances where the final outcome isn't in doubt in the late innings. When the Brewers stranded six runners over the first three innings Sunday, another frustrating offensive game seemed on tap. But Milwaukee blew open the series finale with the Cincinnati Reds with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in Wild Card

A day after mustering only two hits, the Milwaukee Brewers offense burst forth today in a relentless offensive assault on the Cincinnati Reds, winning 9-2 and remaining a game and a half behind the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Wild Card. The Brewers collected 15 hits and used a five-run seventh inning that was spearheaded by September call-up Matt Clark‘s three-run home run to ensure...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clark, Reynolds homer as Brewers beat Reds 9-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Mark Reynolds added a solo shot in the eighth as the Brewers won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Garza (8-8) allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings. Milwaukee remained 1 1/2 games back of Pittsburgh for the second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clark, Reynolds homer as Brewers beat Reds 9-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Mark Reynolds added a solo shot in the eighth as the Brewers won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Garza (8-8) allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings. Milwaukee remained 1 1/2 games back of Pittsburgh for the second...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers top Reds for series win

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Mark Reynolds added a solo shot in the eighth as the Brewers won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Garza (8-8) allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings. Milwaukee remained 1 1/2 games back of Pittsburgh for the second...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers top Reds for series win

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Mark Reynolds added a solo shot in the eighth as the Brewers won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Garza (8-8) allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings. Milwaukee remained 1 1/2 games back of Pittsburgh for the second...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cards adjust rotation for Brewers series

The Cardinals have adjusted their rotation to throw their three hottest pitchers at the Milwaukee Brewers, one of their National League Central Division challengers, in a three-game series that will begin here Tuesday night. Righthanders Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright and Shelby Miller, Saturday night’s winner, will start the three games with veteran John Lackey, who last pitched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee's Fall From Grace

When you finish the month of April with a record of 19–8, it’s ideal. It’s almost a reason to celebrate, until you realize for the umpteenth time that the Major League Baseball season lasts 162 games. This is how the regular season started for the Milwaukee Brewers, and until late August, it was moving along relatively smoothly. So what happened? Everything, and it was largely...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds look to shut down Garza, Brewers

As the Milwaukee Brewers continue their push toward the postseason, they hope Matt Garza can be a key contributor down the stretch. Looking to be more efficient than his first two starts following a month-long stint on the disabled list, Garza takes the mound Sunday in the decisive finale against the visiting Cincinnati Reds. After allowing six runs and eight hits in three innings...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds look to shut down Garza, Brewers

As the Milwaukee Brewers continue their push toward the postseason, they hope Matt Garza can be a key contributor down the stretch. Looking to be more efficient than his first two starts following a month-long stint on the disabled list, Garza takes the mound Sunday in the decisive finale against the visiting Cincinnati Reds. After allowing six runs and eight hits in three innings...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds-Brewers Preview

Now that the Milwaukee Brewers have managed to string together some victories, they need Yovani Gallardo to end his lengthy struggles at home. Losers in Gallardo's last seven starts at Miller Park, the Brewers hope to halt that slide while trying for a fourth consecutive victory Saturday night against the Cincinnati Reds. After losing 16 of 19, Milwaukee (77-71) took the final...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' win streak reaches three on Lyle Overbay's walk-off hit against Reds

At long last, the Milwaukee Brewers are again owners of a true winning streak. Lyle Overbay's bases-loaded single off Jumbo Diaz in the ninth inning scored pinch runner Logan Schafer and lifted the Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds, 3-2, on Friday night at Miller Park. It was the third consecutive victory for Milwaukee, which hadn't won three straight since winning five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pinch hitter Overbay plays hero, Brewers win third straight

MILWAUKEE -- It started with a giddy chorus of "Luuuuuc" and ended with a jubilant refrain of "Ohhhhh." And after the crowd's celebratory chants were over and the players were finished mobbing Lyle Overbay at first base and the 'U' and 'O' sounds that had echoed around Miller Park in the ninth inning had moved into the parking lot, the Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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 AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB issues discipline following Marlins-Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Miami Marlins pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has received a three-game suspension and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers has been fined for their actions after Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton got hit in the face by a pitch from Fiers. Major League Baseball announced the discipline Friday. The league said in a statement that DeSclafani's suspension and an undisclosed...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Khris Davis still out

As the Milwaukee Brewers look to continue to gain ground in the National League wild card and NL Central race, they will have to do so again without their slugging left fielder Khris Davis.As our own Kerry Kaufman reported earlier, Davis is out with a sore right forearm injury.  He was expected to play tonight, but is still not ready to go.Davis leads the team with 22 home runs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Milwaukee Brewers turned from sizzling to fizzling

So, what the heck happened to the Brewers? There is no easy answer, yet also no reason to talk of this team in past tense. The Crew, for all their recent angst, are 1½ games out in the race for the second National League wild card. They have three games left against the Pirates, the team in current possession of the second spot. And their roster, with the post All-Star break additions...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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