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Blue Jays hit four homers, top Brewers 8-4

The Blue Jays swept the two-game interleague series and wrapped up a seven-game road trip with three straight victories.   


Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3

Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Tuesday night.    Six of the first eight Blue Jays batters reached based against Milwaukee starter Jimmy Nelson (2-3). Toronto pushed across two runs in the second, but the Brewers cut down a runner at the plate and Nelson struck out Ezequiel Carrera to limit the damage.    Morales homered to straightaway center in the fifth to make it 4-0.    Nelson gave u... More>>

Brewers players brew beer to be served at Miller Park

Members of the Milwaukee Brewers worked to live up to their name this past week, brewing beer with Miller-Coors


Bryant Hits 2 HRs to Back Arrieta; Cubs Rout Brewers 13-6

Kris Bryant hit two home runs and Jake Arrieta tossed six strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 13-6 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.   


Bandy leads surging Brewers to 6-3 victory over Cubs

Jett Bandy and Domingo Santana hit two-run singles, helping the surging Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 rain-interrupted victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.    On an afternoon with a 46-degree temperature and 37 wind-chill at the start, Bandy walked and scored on Orlando Arcia's bases-loaded infield single for a 4-3 lead in the fifth. The game was delayed 1 hour, 59 minutes in the top of the sixth, and Santana boosted the lead with his single just after the delay.   &nb... More>>

Milwaukee slugger Braun nears return from DL for calf strain

Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun could return as early as Sunday from a left calf strain.    Manager Craig Counsell made the announcement Friday before the Brewers' series opener at Wrigley Field against the Cubs.    Braun has been on disabled list retroactive to May 11. In 27 games, he has seven homers, 18 RBIs and is batting .287.    Braun, a six-time All Star and 2011 National League MVP, has been taking batting practice and throwing. Counsell says Braun h... More>>

Sogard has 4 hits, 3 RBIs to lead Brewers over Padres 4-2

Eric Sogard had his second four-hit game in three days and drove in three runs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the San Diego Padres 4-2 Thursday.    Sogard is hitting .476 (10 for 21) with two homers since he was called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday. He went 9 for 15 in the four-game series, including an RBI single in the fourth and a two-run single in the seventh on the 12th pitch of an at-bat against Kevin Quackenbush (0-1).    Sogard, who walke... More>>

Brewers blast Mets away in 11-4 win

Travis Shaw capped Milwaukee's eight-run fifth inning with a three-run homer, helping the Brewers beat the New York Mets 11-4 on Saturday night.    Milwaukee sent 11 batters to the plate in its highest scoring inning of the season. 


Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

Eric Sogard and Orlando Arcia hit back-to-back homers in the sixth off Matt Harvey, spoiling the choppy return of the New York Mets' starter from a three-game suspension in the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-4 win on Friday night.    Harvey (2-3) allowed seven hits and five runs, including a season-high three homers, in his first outing in 10 days.    The light-hitting Sogard, whose contract was selected earlier Friday from the minors, hit a two-run shot into the second deck... More>>

Brewers place OF Ryan Braun on DL with strained left calf

Outfielder Ryan Braun was been put on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left calf, and the Milwaukee Brewers brought up infielder Eric Sogard from Triple-A Colorado Springs.  


Betts' 3-run homer in 9th sends Red Sox past Brewers 4-1

Mookie Betts' three-run home run in the ninth inning Thursday lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.    It was Betts' fifth homer of the season and third in his last four games, and helped Boston salvage one win in the three-game series in the Red Sox's first trip to Milwaukee since 2003.    Boston's right fielder enjoyed his time at Miller Park, as he went 7 for 11 with eight runs batted in and five runs scored.    Milwauk... More>>

Thames Ends Home Run Drought as Brewers Beat Pirates 6-2

Eric Thames broke out of his slump with a home run and three hits, sending the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.    


Harrison's Single Gives Pirates 2-1 Win Over Brewers in 10

Josh Harrison singled home Gift Ngoepe with one out in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday night.    


Brewers slugger Braun has MRI on sore right arm

Ailing Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun had an MRI on his strained right arm on Friday and was unavailable as the team opened a three-game series in Pittsburgh.    


Aguilar's 1st HR, in 100th AB, lifts Brewers over Cards 5-4

Jesus Aguilar's first major league home run broke a seventh-inning tie, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the banged-up St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Thursday night.    Cardinals right fielder Stephen Piscotty left the game after the second inning with a strained right hamstring and center fielder Dexter Fowler came out following the third with a strained right shoulder. Randal Grichuk moved from left to center and Aledmys Diaz shifted from shortstop to left in the first outfi... More>>

Martinez, Cardinals Beat Peralta Once Again, Top Brewers 2-1

Carlos Martinez pitched effectively into the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals once again beat Wily Peralta, topping the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Tuesday night.    


Shaw, Villar homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 7-5 in 10

Travis Shaw and Jonathan Villar each hit a tape-measure home run, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 in 10 innings on Monday night.    Shaw's three-run shot off Seung Hwan Oh (0-2) traveled an estimated 451 feet and broke a 4-all tie with two outs in the top of the 10th. Villar's two-run drive in the third soared 450 feet to right-center and gave the Brewers a 2-0 lead.    Jedd Gyorko hit two late homers for the Cardinals and finished with f... More>>

Santana 2 HRs, Brewers End Atlanta's 4-Game Win Streak 4-3

Domingo Santana homered twice and drove in all four Milwaukee runs as the Brewers ended the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Sunday.    


Kemp homers three times, Braves smack Brewers 11-3

Atlanta collected a season-high 20 hits in its fourth straight victory. 


Freeman's homer leads Braves to 10-8 win over Brewers

Freddie Freeman's two-run home run snapped a tie in the ninth and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit in the final three innings to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-8 on Friday night.    Freeman hit his eighth homer off Brewers closer Neftali Feliz (0-3), who was summoned to pitch the ninth in a tie game. Adonis Garcia led off the inning with a double and Freeman hit a 1-1 pitch over the wall in center field.    Jose Ramirez (1-1) pitched a perfect eigh... More>>

Thames has 1 of Brewers' 14 hits, hurt in win over Reds

Major League home run leader Eric Thames scored twice before leaving with an injury and Orlando Arcia homered and had three RBIs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.    Ryan Braun snapped out of a 5-for-22 slump with a two-run double and a single off Reds starter Rookie Davis (0-1) and Jett Bandy had three hits and two RBIs, helping the Brewers win their fourth game overall against the Reds this sea... More>>

Eric Thames hits 11th homer in Brewers' 9-1 rout of Reds

Eric Thames hit his major league-leading 11th home run -- his sixth against Cincinnati this season -- and the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Reds on Tuesday night.    In his first season with the Brewers, Thames capped a five-run sixth with a two-run drive off reliever Robert Stephenson.    Hernan Perez had a pair of RBI triples, then homered off Stephenson leading off the sixth, and Jonathan Villar had a pair of two-run singles.    Z... More>>

Thames hits 2 HRs, Perez goes deep Brewers beat Reds 11-7

Eric Thames homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 10, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot, Matt Garza pitched for the first time this season and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-7 on Monday night.    The left-handed batting Thames got just enough muscle on an 0-2 pitch from Amir Garrett (2-2) to slice an opposite-field, two-run homer in the second. He extended his home-run streak against the Reds this season to five consecutive games with ... More>>

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5

Norm Powell scored a career playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Monday night.    Serge Ibaka scored 19 points and DeMar DeRozan had 18 for the Raptors, who can advance to face defending champion Cleveland in the second round with a victory in Game 6 at Milwaukee on Thursday night.    Many in the sellout crowd of 20,251 rose to their f... More>>

Cardinals hold off Brewers late rally to secure 6-4 win

Mike Leake allowed two runs over six innings and drove in two runs to lead St. Louis to a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, the Cardinals' sixth win in seven games.


Errors plague Brewers, Cardinals take Game 3

Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.


Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first victory of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Friday night.    Wainwright ripped a two-run homer into the second deck in left field off Wily Peralta (3-1) to put the Cardinals up 2-1 in the third. He drove in two more runs with a single in the fourth to extend the lead to 5-1.    Wainwright (1-3) had struggled on the mound this season but showed better com... More>>

Brewers hit 3 HRS, beat the Cardinals 7-5

Jett Bandy, Eric Thames and Travis Shaw each hit home runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Thursday night.    Bandy hit a two-run homer in the sixth and Thames put Milwaukee ahead with a two-run shot off Carlos Martinez (0-3) in the fifth. Shaw's three-run blast in the first made it 12 consecutive games going yard for the Brewers, who lead the majors with 32 home runs.    Zach Davies (1-2) allowed four runs on eight hits in 5 1-3 i... More>>

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

Addison Russell hit a three-run homer off Neftali Feliz that capped a four-run ninth inning and lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 Wednesday.    Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras' RBI single in the sixth Carlos Torres, and Russell's run-scoring single cut the deficit to one run in the eighth.    Trying for his first four-out save this year, Feliz (0-2) struck out Javier Baez to strand a runner on third. But Jon Jay walked with one out... More>>

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

Kyle Schwarber and Miguel Montero each hit a two-run homer, Albert Almora Jr. and Jon Jay added run-scoring hits in a four-run sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five down in a 9-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.    Brewers slugger Eric Thames had two doubles and three hits but ended his franchise record-tying homer streak at five games.    Wade Davis got his third save and the bullpen retired 15 of its final 16 batters as the Cubs snap... More>>

Thames, Braun Power Brewers Past Struggling Cubs 6-3

Eric Thames homered in his club record-tying fifth straight game and the streaking Milwaukee Brewers turned back the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night.    


Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames has tied a franchise record by homering in five straight games.    The former Korean baseball star hit a solo shot off Chicago Cubs right-hander John Lackey in the third inning Monday night. Thames' streak ties him with Jeromy Burnitz in August 1997 for the franchise mark.    Thames has seven homers in 14 games this year and six over his past five games.    "Stuff like that just happens," Thames said a... More>>

Braun, Thames Homer to Power Brewers Over Reds 4-2

Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead, two-run homer, Eric Thames added a solo shot for his fifth home run of the series and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Sunday for their fifth win in six games.


Reds Lose a Starter, But Winker's Double Beats Brewers 7-5

 Jesse Winker doubled home the go-ahead runs with his first major league hit, and the Cincinnati Reds overcame two more homers by Eric Thames for a 7-5 victory on Saturday, ending the Milwaukee Brewers' four-game winning streak.  


Brewers Win 4th Straight With 10-4 Rout of Reds

Eric Thames homered for the second straight night and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Friday night.    


Nelson pitches seven strong innings, Brewers top Red 5-1

   At 5-5, the Brewers reached .500 for the first time since April 15 of last year.


Brewers grab two from Blue Jays for first series sweep of the season

Chase Anderson and two relievers combined on a four-hitter, Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Toronto 2-0 on Wednesday night to hand the struggling Blue Jays their fifth straight loss.


Broxton and Santana Homer, Brewers Beat Blue Jays 4-3

Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana hit solo home runs, Wily Peralta pitched six innings for his second victory in two starts and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Toronto 4-3 on Tuesday night, handing the slumping Blue Jays their sixth straight home opening loss.   


Brewers can't overcome Cubs big first inning, Chicago's 7-4 win takes the series

 Chicago scored four runs in the top of the first off Brewers starter Zach Davies on a two-run double by Addison Russell and a two-run triple from Jason Heyward. Kyle Schwarber and Ben Zobrist hit home runs and Jake Arrieta threw seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs took the weekend series from the Milwaukee Brewers.


Bryant, Cubs Break Out in 11-6 Win Over Brewers

NL MVP Kris Bryant broke out of his early slump by driving in his first three runs of the season and the Chicago Cubs overcame a shaky start by Kyle Hendricks to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-6 Saturday night.   


Brewers' Broxton out of lineup after beaning, eager to play

Keon Broxton was back with the Milwaukee Brewers and eager to return to the batter's box a day after getting hit in the helmet by a fastball.    Broxton wasn't in the starting lineup Friday night against the Chicago Cubs. Manager Craig Counsell said the center fielder was available if needed.    Broxton's face was a little swollen when he spoke before the game. Otherwise, he said his vision was good, and that he wasn't feeling any headaches.    "I'm ... More>>

Arenado, Reynolds homer, Rockies beat Brewers 2-1

Nolan Arenado and Mark Reynolds homered and Antonio Senzatela pitched five strong innings in his major league debut to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Thursday.    Arenado homered off Neftali Feliz (0-1) leading off the ninth. Former Brewer Reynolds led off the third against starter Chase Anderson with his second home run of the season.    The Rockies won three of four games in the season-opening series.    Kirk Nieuwenhuis tie... More>>

Brewers Broxton leaves game after being hit by pitch

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Keon Broxton left Thursday's game after being struck in the helmet with a 92 mph fastball from Colorado rookie  Antonio Senzatela in the second inning.    The ball struck a protective flap on Broxton's helmet as he batted with one out and the bases empty. The force of the pitch appeared to push the helmet flap into Broxton's nose. He briefly was sprawled out in the right-handed batter's box before getting to his feet with assistance from a t... More>>

Peralta, 3 HRs lift Brewers past Rockies 6-1

Eric Thames, Travis Shaw and Jonathan Villar each homered, Wily Peralta pitched five effective innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Wednesday night.    Thames hit a 3-1 pitch 450 feet to deep center and Shaw teed off on a 1-0 pitch for a two-run homer job off Tyler Chatwood (0-1) in the bottom of the fourth.    Villar ended the Colorado bullpen's scoreless streak at 9 1/3 innings this season with a two-run shot in the eighth.    ... More>>

Brewers claim INF-OF Nick Franklin off waivers from Rays

The Milwaukee Brewers have claimed utilityman Nick Franklin off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.    To make room on the 40-man roster Wednesday, the Brewers designated right-hander Michael Blazek for assignment.    Franklin is expected to report to the Brewers on Friday when they open a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. At that point, a player will need to be trimmed from Milwaukee's 25-man roster.    Franklin was drafted 27th overall by Seattle... More>>

Holland, Rockies' Bullpen Close out Brewers Again in 6-5 Win

New closer Greg Holland earned his second save in two days, Gerardo Parra hit a three-run double and the Colorado Rockies outlasted the Milwaukee Brewers for a 6-5 victory Tuesday night.    


Brewers starter Junior Guerra could be out 6 weeks

The Brewers have placed opening day starter Junior Guerra on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right calf and recalled reliever Brent Suter from Triple-A Colorado Springs.    Manager Craig Counsell said before Tuesday's against the Colorado Rockies that Guerra could be out six weeks with what he called a significant strain.    Guerra got hurt in the 7-5 loss to the Rockies on Monday while breaking out of the batter's box after laying down a bunt in the third... More>>

Brewers drop season opener to Rockies Video included

 Bud Black won his debut as Colorado manager, and Greg Holland got a save in his first game with the Rockies. Mark Reynolds homered, had three RBIs and scored the tying run in a two-run seventh following two defensive lapses by Milwaukee, and the Rockies beat the Brewers 7-5 in Monday's opener. 


Brewers set opening day roster for 2017

Brewers release opening day roster -- led by Ryan Braun.


Brewers wrap up spring training with 5-4 win over White Sox

The Brewers won the game with one out in the bottom of the ninth when minor leaguer Kyle Wren singled through a drawn-in infield off Chicago's Connor Walsh to drive home Jett Bandy from third.   


Brewers to place Garza on DL; Anderson opens in rotation

The Milwaukee Brewers say they will place starter Matt Garza on the 10-day disabled list to the start the season because of a strained right groin.    The team also announced on Thursday that Chase Anderson will open the season in the rotation. Anderson joins an all right-handed starting five of Junior Guerra, Zach Davies, Wily Peralta and Jimmy Nelson.    Garza went 1-1 with an 8.59 ERA in six spring training starts. Anderson was 0-1 with a 3.77 ERA in five games,... More>>

Reds claim 2B Scooter Gennett off waivers from Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving them another option at second base and a utility player off the bench.    The Reds made the move Tuesday. He grew up in Cincinnati and will make $2,525,000 this season.    An offseason trade that sent star second baseman Brandon Phillips opened the way for Jose Peraza to play the position every day this season in Cincinnati. The 26-year-old Gennett also has played in the... More>>

Bud Selig to throw out 1st pitch at Brewers opener

Retired baseball commissioner Bud Selig will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Milwaukee Brewers' opener next week.    The Brewers said Monday they will recognize the team's former owner as he prepares to enter the Hall of Fame this summer. Selig will take the mound April 3 before the Brewers host the Colorado Rockies.    Selig will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 30, on his 83rd birthday. He is the fifth of 10 commissioners to reach the Hall. S... More>>

Chase Anderson, Brewers go to salary arbitration

Pitcher Chase Anderson has gone to salary arbitration with the Milwaukee Brewers, asking a panel to choose his $2.85 million request over the team's $2.45 million offer.    The sides appeared Monday before arbitrators Howard Edelman, Elizabeth Neumeier and Mark Burstein, who are expected to rule Tuesday.    A 29-year-old right-hander obtained from Arizona in January 2016, Anderson was 9-11 with a 4.39 ERA last year in 30 starts and one relief appearance. His ERA dr... More>>

Brewers agree to minor-league deal with RHP Joba Chamberlain

The Milwaukee Brewers have added another veteran to their bullpen after right-hander Joba Chamberlain agreed to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to the big-league camp.    The former New York Yankees reliever appeared in 20 games last season for the Cleveland Indians. He had a 2.25 ERA without recording a decision before being released by the Indians on July 10.    The 31-year-old Chamberlain gives Milwaukee another potential piece to the back en... More>>

Pitcher Neftali Feliz Agrees to $5.35M Deal with Brewers

Free agent right-hander Neftali Feliz has agreed to a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, who are looking for a closer in the bullpen.    


Brewers announce 2017 schedule

The Brewers open the regular season vs. the Colorado Rockies at Miller Park on Monday, April 3, as part of a four-game series. The season-opening homestand also includes a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs from April 7-9.  


Brewers sign former A's IF Sogard, ink LHP Milone

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed former Oakland Athletics infielder Eric Sogard to a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league camp in spring training.    Sogard hit .247 with one homer and 37 RBIs in 120 games for Oakland in 2016. The left-handed hitter was 6 of 7 in stolen-base attempts.    The Brewers announced the signing of Sogard on Thursday, along with the re-signing of minor-league pitcher Hiram Burgos. Milwaukee also inked left-hander Andy ... More>>

Brewers trade Maldonado for catcher Bandy

The Brewers got younger at the catching position. The team traded veteran Martin Maldonado and minor league pitcher Drew Gagnon to the Angels for catcher Jett Bandy. 


Red Sox get setup man Thornburg from Brewers for INF Shaw

The Boston Red Sox have gotten the setup man they wanted, acquiring right-hander Tyler Thornburg from the Milwaukee Brewers in a package that included infielder Travis Shaw.    The deal was announced Tuesday and was the first trade at baseball's winter meetings.    Milwaukee also got minor league infielder Mauricio Dubon, minor league right-hander Josh Pennington and a player to be named or $100.    The 28-year-old Thornburg will become Boston's eighth-in... More>>

Bud Selig selected for Hall of Fame

Bud Selig, the founder of the Milwaukee Brewers and a longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball, has been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. 


Brewers sign Eric Thames, designate slugging 1B Chris Carter

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed free agent Eric Thames, who spent the last three seasons in Korea, and designated slugging first baseman Chris Carter for assignment.    Carter tied for the National League lead in home runs with 41 in 2016, his one season with the Brewers. He is eligible for arbitration.    Carter will apparently be replaced by Thames, a first baseman-outfielder who signed a three-year contract with a club option for 2020.    The 30 year... More>>

Brewers add top prospects to roster, claim Walker from Twins

The Milwaukee Brewers have added top prospects including Josh Hader and Lewis Brinson to their 40-man roster, while claiming minor leaguer and Milwaukee native Adam Walker off waivers from the Twins.    Hader, a left-handed starter, and Brinson, an outfielder, are considered two of the best prospects in the game. The Brewers also added two other minor league outfielders in Brett Phillips and Ryan Cordell, along with right-handed pitcher Taylor Williams, to their 40-man roste... More>>

Brewers, Manager Craig Counsell Agree to 3-year Extension

The Milwaukee Brewers and manager Craig Counsell have agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season. General manager David Stearns made the announcement on Friday at Miller Park. 


Brewers go out with a bang, Susac hits first homer in season finale

Andrew Susac hit his first homer of the season, a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in Sunday's season finale.


Carter blasts solo homer in extra to lift Brewers past Rockies

 Carter's 41st homer of the season came on a 3-2 pitch against Adam Ottavino and salvaged a victory after the Milwaukee bullpen gave up a three-run lead in the eighth and ninth.   


Arenado Homers to Back Bettis, Rockies Beat Brewers 4-1

Nolan Arenado hit his NL-leading 41st homer, Chad Bettis pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Friday night.    


Gomez's three-run shot lifts Rangers over Brewers in series finale

Carlos Gomez hit a towering three-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL-leading Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Wednesday night for their MLB-best 49th come-from-behind victory.


Lucroy's two-run double helps Rangers beat Brewers 6-4

Jonathan Lucroy hit a go-ahead, two-run double against his former team in the sixth inning to help the Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Tuesday night.    The Rangers now have a half-game lead over Boston for the best record in the American League. The Red Sox lost 6-4 to the Yankees on Tuesday.    Lucroy's hit made a winner of reliever Tony Barnette (7-3). Barnette worked one scoreless inning, leaving runners at second and third in the sixth. It was ... More>>

Villar homers twice, Garza wins as Brewers beat Rangers 8-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Jonathan Villar had two home runs and a career-high five RBIs and Matt Garza beat his former team as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Monday night.    


Finnegan pitches 5 scoreless innings in Reds' 4-2 win

Brandon Finnegan pitched five scoreless innings in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.    Finnegan (10-11) scattered three hits and struck out four, needing only 54 pitches to get through five innings. Raisel Iglesias pitched the ninth for his fourth save in five chances.    Finnegan, obtained in the July 2015 trade that sent Johnny Cueto to Kansas City, went 4-3 with a 2.23 ERA in his fi... More>>

Straily, Votto lead Reds to 6-1 Win Over the Brewers

Dan Straily pitched into the seventh inning and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.    


Carter Homers, Brewers Turn Triple Play in Win Over Reds

Chris Carter homered, Ryan Braun delivered a late clutch hit and the Milwaukee Brewers turned their second triple play of the season in a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.    


Carter, Gennett and Brewers trip up Pirates with 3-1 win

Chris Carter hit his 37th home run, matching his career high, and Scooter Gennett sliced an opposite-field, two run homer to help the Milwaukee Brewers avoid another sweep at Miller Park by the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 3-1 win Thursday night.    Pittsburgh entered 3 1/2 games back of New York, St. Louis and San Francisco, all tied for the NL wild-card lead.    Chase Anderson (9-11) allowed four hits in 5 2/3 innings, including a fifth-inning home run by Francisco ... More>>

Pirates beat Brewers 4-1 for sixth straight home win

Sean Rodriguez hit a home run and a two-run single, Andrew McCutchen went deep, rookie Chad Kuhl pitched six strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night.    The Pirates won their sixth straight at Miller Park, and sixth of seven overall to improve to 76-75. Pittsburgh began the day 4 1/2 games behind San Francisco for the second NL wild card spot. The Pirates also have to hurdle the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins, too. &... More>>

Pirates preserve playoff chances with 6-3 win over Brewers

Andrew McCutchen, Jody Mercer and Josh Bell each drove in two runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates preserved their faint playoff hopes alive with a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.    The Pirates won their fifth straight at Miller Park and improved to .500 (75-75) for the first time since they were 69-69 on Sept. 8. Pittsburgh began the day five games behind San Francisco for the second NL wild card spot and St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins in between the... More>>

Braun, Pina away from Brewers

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and catcher Manny Pina are away from the team after their families each welcomed a new addition.    Braun and Pina have been ruled out for Tuesday night's game against Pittsburgh. Manager Craig Counsell expects Braun and Pina to return before the end of the week.    Braun's wife, Larisa, recently gave birth to a son, Greyson Joseph. The couple also has a daughter, Celine.    Pina's wife, Leny, had a daughter, Jimena. More>>

Brewers finish strong, take series vs. Cubs with 3-1 win

The NL Central champion Cubs have lost four of six and are trying to secure home-field advantage in the playoffs. 


Brewers rout newly crowned NL Central champs 11-3

Ryan Braun went deep twice to reach 30 homers for the sixth time, Chris Carter hit a grand slam off the Wrigley Field video board. 


Montero homers as Cubs rally for 5-4 win over Brewers

Miguel Montero homered in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs celebrated the NL Central title with a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.    The Cubs became the first major league team to clinch their division when St. Louis lost at San Francisco late Thursday night. They had a chance to wrap it up in front of their delirious fans at Wrigley Field, but Scooter Gennett's tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh lifted Milwaukee to a 5-4 win.   &n... More>>

Brewers CF Keon Broxton breaks wrist

Broxton slammed into the wall in left-center while tracking down Tommy La Stella's drive in the third inning at Wrigley Field. 


Brewers crash Cubs party with 5-4 win at Wrigley Field

Scooter Gennett hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers spoiled the Chicago Cubs' first opportunity to clinch the NL Central title with a 5-4 victory Thursday night.    Chicago (93-53) was hoping to begin a 10-game homestand with a boozy celebration of its first division title since 2008. But Keon Broxton homered and Orlando Arcia drove in two runs for Milwaukee, making the Cubs wait for the result of St. Louis' game at San Francisc... More>>

Brewers wrap up series with Reds with 7-0 shutout

Junior Guerra pitched six shutout innings, Scooter Gennett and Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.


Schebler Drives in 2 in Reds' 3-0 Win Over Brewers

 CINCINNATI (AP) -- Scott Schebler hit a two-run single in Cincinnati's three-run first inning and four pitchers teamed up on the Reds' eighth shutout of the season in a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.    


Braun's 9th inning solo shot gives Brewers 2-1 victory over Cards

Braun connected off Kevin Siegrist for his 27th homer of the season. 


Carpenter and Piscotty homer to power Cardinals over Brewers

Matt Carpenter and Stephen Piscotty hit two-run homers in the fourth, Carlos Martinez pitched seven solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Friday night.    St. Louis trailed 3-0 when Martinez started the winning rally with a two-out single that was followed by Carpenter's 19th home run, a walk to Kolten Wong and Piscotty's 21st homer.    Martinez (14-7) gave up nine hits and two earned runs and was helped by three double plays. ... More>>

Arcia, Perez power Brewers past Cardinals 12-5

Domingo Santana and Orlando Arcia hit back-to-back homers as the Milwaukee Brewers continued their recent road dominance routing the St. Louis Cardinals 12-5 on Thursday night.    Hernan Perez had four hits and three RBIs for the Brewers, who won their season-high fifth straight on the road and have won seven of their last eight games.    The Cardinals fell to 30-38 at home and dropped a half game behind the idle New York Mets for the second wild card spot.   ... More>>

Villar homers twice as Brewers get past Cubs 2-1

Jonathan Villar hit two home runs and Keon Broxton robbed Anthony Rizzo of a homer in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Wednesday night.    Milwaukee, which took two of three in the series, got its first hit when Villar homered leading off the fourth. Villar homered again off Joe Smith (1-1), the sixth Chicago pitcher, leading off the eighth.    Corey Knebel (1-2) pitched a scoreless inning in relief to get the win. Tyler Thornb... More>>

Brewers cool of Cubs, get 5 runs in 1st in 12-5 rout

Jonathan Villar homered to start a five-run first inning against Jason Hammel, and the Milwaukee Brewers cooled off the Chicago Cubs with a 12-5 victory on Tuesday night.    The NL Central-leading Cubs had won seven of eight and were 41 games over .500 after winning Monday's series opener.    But Milwaukee rallied from a 1-0 deficit as its first seven batters reached against Hammel (14-8). Villar homered on Hammel's second pitch, Ryan Braun had an RBI single, Domin... More>>

Hendricks, Late Hits Lift Cubs Over Brewers 7-2

  MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks threw six strong innings and the Chicago Cubs broke away late to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 Monday.    


Homers a plenty as Brewers blast Pirates 10-0 in series finale

Domingo Santana had his first career two-home run game, Jonathan Villar hit his first grand slam and Chris Carter connected for his 32nd homer as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled to a 10-0 victory over the sputtering Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.   


Arcia has strong day at the plate, Brewers top Pirates 7-4

Struggling rookie Orlando Arcia had three hits, including a tiebreaking single in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning, and the Brewers beat Pittsburgh 7-4 on Saturday night to extend the Pirates' losing streak to five games. 


Milwaukee relies on bullpen in 1-0 win over Pirates

Six Milwaukee relievers picked up the slack when starter Junior Guerra's return from the disabled list lasted less than four innings as the Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Friday night.    Guerra left after 70 pitches over 3 1/3 innings in his first start since going to the disabled list with right elbow inflammation on Aug. 8. Milwaukee's bullpen, however, limited Pittsburgh to just two hits the rest of the way as the Brewers dealt the Pirates their fourth conse... More>>

Nieuwenhuis homers, Garza throws gem as Brewers beat Cards

Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered and Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory Wednesday night, ending a six-game losing streak.    Nieuwenhuis belted a three-run homer off Luke Weaver (1-2) in the third inning.    Garza (5-6) turned in his longest outing of the season, giving up one run and three hits in seven-plus innings while walking two and striking out eight.    Garza allowed the first two batters in the eight... More>>

Yankees make 2 minor trades, get Eric Young Jr from Brewers

The New York Yankees have acquired minor league outfielder Eric Young Jr. from the Milwaukee Brewers for cash.    The Yankees made two trades on Wednesday. They also sent outfielder Ben Gamel to Seattle for minor league right-handers Juan De Paula and Jio Orozco.    The 31-year-old Young hit .263 with 30 RBIs and 23 stolen bases for Triple-A Colorado Springs. He has played seven seasons in the majors and has 144 steals with Colorado, the Mets and Atlanta.   &n... More>>

Throwing error gives Cards 6-5 victory over the Brewers

Stephen Piscotty scored on a throwing error in the ninth inning after Carlos Martinez struck out a career-high 13, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Monday night.   


Pirates complete the sweep, down Brewers 3-1 in series finale

Ivan Nova threw six sharp innings before leaving early because of a hurting left hamstring and the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three solo homers to rally past the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Sunday for their eighth straight road victory.   


Pirates rally from four runs down, top Brewers 9-6

 Pinch-hitter Gregory Polanco had a tiebreaking three-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied from four runs down to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Saturday night.    


Braun hits 2 homers, Brewers beat Rockies for 4th win in row

Ryan Braun hit two home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers tied a season high with their fourth straight win, beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 Wednesday.    Braun hit a solo drive off Tyler Anderson in the fourth inning. He connected for his 24th homer, a two-run drive, off Chad Qualls during a four-run seventh.    The Brewers posted their first three-game sweep over Colorado at Miller Park since 2011.    Nolan Arenado hit his NL-leading 34th homer in the fir... More>>

Carter homers, Nelson gets rare win as Brewers beat Rockies

Chris Carter homered and Jimmy Nelson won for the first time in seven starts as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Monday night.    Nelson (7-13) gave up two runs and seven hits in six innings. He hadn't pitched past the fifth in any of his previous six starts. Nelson struck out four and didn't walk a batter for the first time this season.    The Rockies got a run in the first when David Dahl scored on a wild pitch by Nelson.    The Br... More>>

Brewers snap six game skid vs. Mariners in epic 9th inning comeback

Keon Broxton and Chris Carter homered and Scooter Gennett had an RBI single during a four-run ninth inning, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Seattle Mariners 7-6 on Sunday to end a six-game losing streak.    


Bryant homers twice, has 5 hits as Cubs sweep Brewers 9-6

Kris Bryant homered twice, doubled and drove in five runs while going 5 for 5 and the Chicago Cubs overcame a career-high seven walks by Jake Arrieta to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 Thursday for a four-game sweep.    Bryant tied Colorado's Nolan Arenado for the NL lead with 30 home runs. The Cubs won for the 18th time in 21 games and improved the best record in the majors to 77-43.    Chicago led 5-0 when Arrieta (15-5) issued a pair of two-out walks in the fourt... More>>

Soler, Lester lead Cubs to 6-1 win over Brewers

Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning, Jon Lester pitched into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Wednesday night for their 17th win in 20 games.   


Braun out Wednesday, day to day after crashing into wall

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is day to day after crashing into a wall at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.    Braun limped off after injuring his left knee and ankle and was held out of the lineup Wednesday night against the Cubs. Both Braun and manager Craig Counsell said he might be ready to play Thursday in Chicago and definitely expect him to play over the weekend in Seattle.    


Pitching, Rizzo's dazzling catch help Cubs sweep Brewers

Jason Hammel threw seven innings of two-hit ball, Anthony Rizzo jumped onto a wall to make a remarkable catch of a foul ball, and the Chicago Cubs beat the banged-up Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Tuesday night to sweep a day-night doubleheader.    Javier Baez hit a two-run homer while Hammel (13-5) struck out seven to extend his scoreless streak to 22 innings.    Rizzo wowed the fans when the first baseman jumped on the wall with both feet, leaned into the crowd and mad... More>>

Cahill, bullpen combine on 3-hitter, Cubs beat Brewers 3-0

Trevor Cahill came off the disabled list to throw five innings of two-hit ball in his first start in nearly 16 months, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Tuesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.    Mike Montgomery followed with two innings, Hector Rondon worked the eighth and Joe Smith walked two in the ninth before Aroldis Chapman got two outs to close the three-hitter.    Cahill (2-3) also drove in a run with a safety squeeze bunt, and ... More>>

Braun homers twice in Brewers 7-3 win over the Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit two homers, doubled and drove in six runs Sunday as the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a sweep with a 7-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds.    Braun hit a two-run double in the first inning, a three-run homer in the second and his 22nd home run in the fourth.    Joey Votto homered, doubled and drove in all three Reds runs.    Wily Peralta (5-8) allowed one run on four hits over six innings to earn his first win since June 11.  ... More>>

Reds go big in the 6th, top Brewers 11-5

Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run home run during an eight-run sixth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-5 on Saturday night.   


Bailey Strikes Out 11 in Strong Start, Reds Top Brewers 7-4

Homer Bailey struck out 11 in six scoreless innings in his third game back from Tommy John surgery in the Cincinnati Reds' 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.  


Brewers score run in every inning, setting franchise record, in 11-3 win over Braves

Matt Garza won his third straight start and the Milwaukee Brewers backed him with three home runs.


Carter goes deep, Brewers beat Braves 4-3

Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Chase Anderson won his third straight decision and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night.    Anderson (7-10) allowed two runs and six hits over 5 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out three, helping the Brewers snap a three-game skid.    Tyler Thornburg picked up his fourth save in eight chances with a perfect ninth.    Carter connected on a 1-2 pitch from starter Joel De la Cruz (0-5)... More>>

Jenkins throws 6 strong innings, Braves beat Brewers 2-1

Tyrell Jenkins pitched six strong innings, Nick Markakis and Adonis Garcia drove in a run each in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night.    Jenkins (2-2) allowed one run and three hits in six innings. He walked three and struck out three in his sixth career start and 10th major league appearance. The right-hander has a 1.00 ERA over his past three starts.    His only mistake was Ryan Braun's home run in the fourth... More>>

AP source: Prince Fielder done playing after 2nd surgery

A person with direct knowledge of the medical decision says Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder will have to quit playing baseball after his second neck surgery.


Brewers fall to Braves in extra, 4-3

Matt Kemp scored from third after Keon Broxton dropped Gordon Beckham's fly ball to center field in the 12th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Monday night.


Diamondbacks have big 4th inning, down Brewers 9-3

Jake Lamb and Phil Gosselin each hit two-run homers during a five-run fifth inning to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-3 on Sunday.


Brewers fall to D-backs on walk-off walk in series opener

Welington Castillo drew a one-out walk with the bases loaded to drive in Paul Goldschmidt with the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night.    


Padres rout Brewers 12-3 in series finale

Edwin Jackson pitched seven scoreless innings and had an RBI double, and Jabari Blash hit his first major league home run to help the San Diego Padres rout the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 on Wednesday.    


Brewers trade Lucroy and Jeffress to Rangers

Jonathan Lucroy says he's been traded to the AL West-leading Texas Rangers.


Giants acquire reliever Will Smith from Brewers

A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco Giants have acquired left-handed reliever Will Smith from the Brewers to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run, sending backup catcher Andrew Susac and pitching prospect Phil Bickford to Milwaukee. 


Lucroy draws ovation as pinch-hitter, Brewers sweep Pirates

Jonathan Lucroy waved his helmet to acknowledge a standing ovation at Miller Park and, in what could be his final appearance for the Milwaukee Brewers, flied out as a pinch hitter Sunday in a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.    


Perez's 3 RBIs lead Brewers over Pirates 5-3

Hernan Perez drove in three runs with a two-run homer and an RBI single, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pirates 5-3 Saturday night after Pittsburgh dealt closer Mark Melancon to Washington.    Shifted to third in the batting order because Ryan Braun was sidelined by with right-side tightness, Perez hit a two-run homer in the first off rookie Jameson Taillon (2-2).    Moved up in the order on Thursday because of Braun's injury, Perez hit a two-run homer off ... More>>

Lucroy held out of Brewers' starting lineup

Milwaukee catcher Jonathan Lucroy was not in the starting lineup for Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as the Brewers considered trade possibilities.    General manager David Stearns and manager Craig Counsell met before the game and decided not to start Lucroy.    "He's progessing on something," Counsell said of Stearns. "We thought it best that he not be in the lineup today.    A two-time All-Star, the 30-year-old Lucro... More>>

Guerra, Carter lead Brewers in 3-1 win over Pirates

Junior Guerra limited Pittsburgh to four hits over 8 2/3 strong innings, Chris Carter hit a two-run home run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pirates 3-1 on Friday night.    The Pirates managed Andrew McCutchen's RBI groundout off Guerra (7-2), who departed with two on and two outs in the ninth. Jeremy Jeffress got Jung Ho Kang to ground out to third base on one pitch to record his 25th save in 26 chances.    Guerra's scoreless streak was snapped at 20 innings. H... More>>

Perez, Davies lead Brewers to 6-4 win over Diamondbacks

Hernan Perez hit a two-run homer, singled and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth, Zach Davies pitched 6 1/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Thursday.    Perez, who started at shortstop for benched Jonathan Villar, crushed Robbie Ray's first pitch 458 feet off the facing of the scoreboard in deep center for the two-run homer in the third.    Davies (8-4) allowed three runs --two earned-- on six hits. Facing the Diamondbacks f... More>>

Brewers' Braun sidelined with sore back

Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was scratched from the lineup due to right side tightness before Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.    The Brewers have been cautious with Braun, who had lower back surgery in October and a procedure on his right thumb the previous October. He's had several scheduled days off to rest.    Braun had a tough May. He missed four games with right wrist soreness, two games with lower back soreness and two with neck... More>>

Tomas goes deep twice, D-backs top Brewers 8-1

Jimmy Nelson (6-9) allowed eight runs in 4 2/3 innings.


Brewers hit 4 HRs, spoil Shipley's debut in win over D-backs

Martin Maldonado hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers went deep four times Monday night, spoiling the major league debut of Arizona pitching prospect Braden Shipley in a 7-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.    Scooter Gennett, Jonathan Villar and pinch-hitter Andy Wilkins also connected for the Brewers in the opener of a four-game series. Chase Anderson went five innings to beat his former team for his first win since June 8.    Acquired from the Diamondba... More>>

Brewers place 3B Will Middlebrooks on DL with leg injury

The Milwaukee Brewers have put Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list after the third baseman left Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs with a strained lower right leg.    To take Middlebrooks' place on the roster, outfielder Keon Broxton was called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs before the game Monday evening against the Arizona Diamondbacks. This will be Broxton's fourth stint with the Brewers this season.    Middlebrooks signed with Milwaukee in the ... More>>

Rizzo's 3-run double lifts Cubs past Brewers

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.


Fowler returns with a homer, Cubs down Brewers 5-2

Dexter Fowler led off the first with a homer and drove in three runs in his first game back from the disabled list, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.    Fowler went 3 for 4 with a walk and scored twice after being sidelined more than a month with a strained right hamstring. His two-run double to left with the bases loaded in the second drew rousing cheers from the bevy of Cubs fans visiting Milwaukee.    Jason Hammel... More>>

Liriano strikes out 13, Pirates top Brewers 5-3

Francisco Liriano took another step toward putting his season-long control issues behind him, striking out 13 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.    Liriano (6-9) gave up three runs and four hits in 6 2/3 innings and didn't issue a walk for just the second time in 19 starts. The left-hander entered the game having issued a major-league high 62 base on balls this season.    Mark Melancon worked the ninth for ... More>>

Lucroy drives in 3, Brewers race by Pirates 9-5

Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs, including a two-run single in the sixth inning that broke things open for good as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled by the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 on Wednesday night.    Jonathan Villar, Hernan Perez and Ryan Braun had two hits each for Milwaukee and Chris Carter and Scooter Gennett drove in two runs apiece while the Brewers jumped on starter Jeff Locke early and kept adding on.    Carlos Torres (2-1) won in relief of Chase Anderson, ... More>>

Harrison's walk-off scamper lifts Pirates by Brewers 3-2

Josh Harrison tripled leading off the bottom of the ninth and scored when the throw from the outfield skipped past Milwaukee third baseman Hernan Perez and out of play to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 victory Tuesday night.    Perez's RBI single off Pittsburgh All-Star closer Mark Melancon with two outs in the ninth tied the game, but the tie was short-lived. Harrison's drive off Tyler Thornburg was just out of the reach of Milwaukee center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis. H... More>>

Brewers produce best offensive showing in nearly two months, knock Reds 9-1

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy's two-run homer started Milwaukee's big third inning, and the Brewers rolled to a 9-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night with their best offensive showing in nearly two months.    The bottom two teams in the NL Central have split the first two games of their series.    Lucroy connected off left-hander John Lamb (1-7) as he continued taking advantage of the last-place Reds. The All-Star catcher is 14 for 31 (.452) a... More>>

Doubles by Duvall, Barnhart rally Reds over Brewers 5-4

Adam Duvall and Tucker Barnhart doubled home runs in the sixth inning Friday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that snapped a three-game losing streak.    The bottom two teams in the NL Central went into the All-Star break with downturns. The last-place Reds pulled off a three-run rally, then barely held on.    Duvall's double off Matt Garza (1-3) cut Milwaukee's lead to 3-2, the ball hitting the top of the wall in left... More>>

Brewers recall pitcher Corey Knebel from minors

The Milwaukee Brewers recalled right-handed reliever Corey Knebel from Triple-A Colorado Springs before the start of a series against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.    Knebel is in his second stint with the Brewers this season. He appeared in five games last month, going 0-1 with an 8.31 ERA before being sent down. The right-hander opened the season on the disabled with a strained left oblique.    In 11 games at Triple-A, Knebel  was 1-0 with a 1.32 ERA,... More>>

Brewers drop last game before All Star break 5-1 to Cardinals

Mike Leake struck out a season-high 10 over seven innings to lead St. Louis to a 5-1 win over Milwaukee. Leake earned his first win since June 2 to improve to 6-7.


Peralta homers as Cardinals beat Brewers 8-1

Jhonny Peralta, Tommy Pham and Aledmys Diaz homered, helping Carlos Martinez and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Saturday. 


Red Sox get INF Aaron Hill from Brewers

The Boston Red Sox have acquired infielder Aaron Hill from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for two minor leaguers.  


Brewers can't complete sweep, fall 7-4 to Nats in series finale

Bryce Harper hit the first of Washington's three home runs, and the Nationals returned to form in a 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.  


Perez, Hill homer, Brewers top Nats 5-2

Hernan Perez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning to back an effective pitching performance by Zach Davies, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Tuesday night to clinch their second road series win of the season.   


Guerra pitches seven strong innings in Brewers 1-0 win over Nationals

Junior Guerra outdueled Max Scherzer, Martin Maldonado homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Washington Nationals 1-0 on Monday, snapping a four-game losing streak.


Cardinals sweep Brewers 9-8 in rain-soaked finale

Stephen Piscotty's second grand slam of the season propelled the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-8, rain-soaked victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday and a weekend sweep.   


Cardinals blank Brewers 3-0 in Saturday's game two

Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings, Kolten Wong had a two-run triple and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Saturday.   


Cardinals snap seven-game home losing streak with 7-1 rout vs. Brewers

Matt Holliday drove in three runs, left-hander Jaime Garcia threw eight solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Friday night.   


Dodgers belt 3 home runs in 8-1 rout of Brewers

Trayce Thompson, Yasmani Grandal and Corey Seager hit home runs, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.    Kenta Maeda (7-5) held the Brewers to one run over six innings as the Dodgers won the season series from the Brewers, five games to two.    Thompson put the Dodgers in front in the second with a two-run homer off Zach Davies (5-4). Grandal extended the Dodgers' lead in the fourth with a solo blast over the left-fi... More>>

Guerra, Brewers beat Stewart, Dodgers 7-0

Junior Guerra allowed two hits over eight innings, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer and a two-run double and Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a two-run shot to carry the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, spoiling the major league debut of Brock Stewart.    Braun's two-run homer off Chris Hatcher in the seventh inning gave Guerra some extra cushion, but the 31-year-old rookie right-hander didn't need it.    Guerra (5-1) allowed Co... More>>

Brewers can't complete sweep, Nationals snap seven-game losing streak 3-2 on Sunday

The Brewers came up short on Sunday, dropping a 3-2 decision in their series finale with the Nationals. 


Brewers hold off Nats late charge in Saturday's game two

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Matt Garza pitched six innings for this first win of the season, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Saturday.


Nieuwenhuis, Broxton hit HRs; Brewers beat Nationals 5-3

Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Keon Broxton each hit home runs off Max Scherzer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Washington 5-3 on Friday night to extend the Nationals' losing streak to a season-worst six games.    Scherzer (8-5) allowed five runs on five hits over six innings. He walked three and struck out 10, throwing 117 pitches.    Jeremy Jeffress hit the first batter in the ninth and then allowed Daniel Murphy's hit with two outs, putting runners at the corners. Wilson R... More>>

Gennett, Nieuwenhuis homer as Brewers beat Athletics 4-2

Scooter Gennett and Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered to back Junior Guerra's first victory in more than a month, and the Milwaukee Brewers earned a split of their quick two-game interleague series against the Oakland Athletics with a 4-2 win Wednesday.    Gennett connected on a two-run shot in the fifth and Nieuwenhuis in the eighth.    Guerra (4-1) struck out eight over seven innings while facing the A's for the first time in his career. Milwaukee improved to 8-2 in games... More>>

Thornburg walks Grandal with bases loaded to end game, Dodgers take series

Pinch-hitter Yasmani Grandal walked with the bases loaded to end the game, and the Los Angeles Dodgers used another strong start from Japanese rookie Kenta Maeda to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday.    


Johnny Cueto earns 10th win as Giants sweep Brewers

Johnny Cueto struck out nine over seven innings for his team-leading 10th win, and the San Francisco Giants completed a sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers with a 10-1 victory Wednesday.    Buster Posey hit a bases-loaded, two-run single in the third to get things going on a big offensive day, and Matt Duffy followed with an RBI single against Jimmy Nelson (5-6) as the Giants used a balanced offensive attack on the way to their fifth straight win.    Four Giants had thr... More>>

Beloit's Roegner attends Brewers game as new member of organization

On Saturday, the 6' 6'' pitcher who played at Bradley University, was selected by the Brewers in the 22nd-round (651st pick overall) of the MLB Draft, joining the team he grew up supporting.


Davies strikes out seven in 5-3 win, Brewers split series with Mets

Zach Davies tossed six-plus strong innings of three-hit ball before the Milwaukee Brewers held on for a 5-3 win on Sunday over the mistake-prone New York Mets.


Mets, Brewers send down Saturday starters Verrett, Peralta

The Mets and Brewers have sent down their starting pitchers from their game Saturday, with New York's Logan Verrett and Milwaukee's Wily Peralta each headed to their club's Triple-A affiliates.


Brewers put on a home run derby in 7-4 victory over Mets

Ryan Braun hit two home runs, starting pitcher Wily Peralta had another and the Milwaukee Brewers used five homers to beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Saturday. 


Reynolds, Familia lead Mets late in 2-1 win over Brewers

Matt Reynolds drove home the go-ahead run in the 11th inning with a fielder's choice after a line drive up the middle hit off shortstop Jonathan Villar's glove, leading the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory on Friday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.    With the bases loaded, Reynolds hit a 1-0 slider from Blaine Boyer (1-1) on a line up the middle that glanced off Villar's glove. The deflection gave Asdrubal Cabrera enough time to dash home from third for a one-run lead.  ... More>>

Colon pitches seven strong innings, Mets defeat Brewers 5-2

Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings and Curtis Granderson set the tone with a leadoff home run as the New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Thursday night. 


Brewers select outfielder Corey Ray in first round of First-Year Player Draft

The Milwaukee Brewers selected outfielder Corey Ray from the University of Louisville with their first pick of the First-Year Player Draft. 


Anderson, Gennett lead Brewers to 4-0 win over Athletics

Chase Anderson pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Scooter Gennett drove in three runs and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Wednesday night.    Anderson (4-6) retired the first nine batters before Coco Crisp reached on first baseman Chris Carter's error leading off the fourth. Anderson stranded Crisp, retiring the next seven batters before pinch-hitter Jake Smolinski beat a shift in the sixth and broke up the right-hander's second notable no-hit bid this sea... More>>

Braun still ranks 5th in second All-Star ballot

A six-time All-Star, Braun is batting .335 (59-for-176) with 10 doubles, 9 HR and 33 RBI in 47 games this season. 


Davies shines again, Brewers hold on for 5-4 win over A's

Zach Davies took a no-hitter into the seventh before allowing a two-out home run to Oakland's Billy Butler, and the Milwaukee Brewers withstood a shaky ninth inning to hold on for a 5-4 win over the Athletics on Tuesday night.   


Nola fans 9 in 6 shutout innings, Phillies beat Brewers

Aaron Nola pitched six scoreless innings and matched his career high with nine strikeouts and the Philadelphia Phillies backed him with three home runs Sunday in an 8-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. 


Santana, Villar hit homers, Brewers beat Phillies 6-3

Domingo Santana hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning, Jonathan Villar went deep for the third straight game and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Saturday. 


Rupp, Blanco homer to help Phillies beat Brewers 6-3

Cameron Rupp homered and doubled and Andres Blanco also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies snap their season-worst seven-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.    Andrew Bailey (3-0) pitched 1 2/3 hitless innings of relief to earn the victory and help Philadelphia end an eight-game skid to the Brewers at home that spanned three seasons.    Jeanmar Gomez pitched a scoreless ninth for his 18th save in 19 chances &nb... More>>

Brewers newcomers come through in 4-1 victory over Phillies

Chris Carter and Jonathan Villar homered, Chase Anderson pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Thursday night.   


Brewers take one from Cardinals in series finale behind Davies strong pitching

Zach Davies had a career-high nine strikeouts over eight shutout innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers averted a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. 


Brewers Braun ranks fifth among National League outfielders in first All-Star ballot

A six-time All-Star, he is currently hitting .348 (54-for-155) with 23 runs, 9 doubles, 9 homers, 31 RBI and owns a .420 OBP with a 1.000 OPS. 


Brewers reinstate lefty Will Smith from DL, bolstering 'pen

The Milwaukee Brewers have reinstated Will Smith from the 15-day disabled list, bolstering a solid bullpen with a hard-throwing left-hander.    Smith returned in time for Wednesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. He takes the roster spot of right-hander David Goforth, who was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Tuesday night.    Smith sprained a ligament in his right knee while taking off a shoe in spring training. He was expected to be the co-closer w... More>>

Ryan Braun back in lineup for Brewers

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is back in the lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals after missing two games with neck stiffness.    Braun hasn't played since Saturday in Cincinnati, when he pinch-hit and hit into a double play.    "Taking your listed No. 3 hitter out of the lineup, I think we've done really well," manager Craig Counsell said. "It's never easy losing one of your best offensive players. You want that guy in there."    Br... More>>

Lucroy drives in 3 runs, Brewers win series finale vs. Reds, 5-4

Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs and the Milwaukee Brewers earned a 5-4 victory over the reeling Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.   


Reds snap 11-game skid, beat Brewers 7-6 after overturned DP

Joey Votto scored the go-ahead run in the ninth after an inning-ending double play was overturned, and the Cincinnati Reds snapped their 11-game losing streak with a tense 7-6 win on Saturday over the Milwaukee Brewers.


Brewers win 9-5 to hand Reds their 11th straight loss

Aaron Hill hit two solo homers, Jonathan Lucroy added a solo shot and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers outslugged Cincinnati for a 9-5 victory Friday night, handing the Reds their 11th straight loss.    The Brewers chipped away at an early three-run deficit before surging ahead with a four-run fourth. Hill homered to left off John Lamb (0-3) to lead off the inning, and Lucroy capped the scoring with an RBI ground-rule double.    Hill's second homer ca... More>>

Braun, Villar homer to help Brewers complete 3-game sweep

Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.    The Brewers began the three-game series with a 6-14 road record, but they found the right matchup at Turner Field. Atlanta is 2-20 at home, worst in the majors.    Rain delayed the game 1 hour, 17 minutes in the seventh inning.    Milwaukee took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Braun's ninth homer. Braun, ... More>>

UW-Whitewater prepares for NCAA Division III World Series

The UW-Whitewater baseball team is in familiar territory. The Warhawks are preparing for another trip to Appleton for the Division III World Series. They'll face La Roche (PA) on Friday at 7:45 p.m. CT.


Gennett's RBI single in 8th lifts Brewers past Braves, 2-1

Scooter Gennett's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, spoiling Brian Snitker's home debut as the Braves' interim manager.    With two outs in the eighth, Bud Norris (1-6) walked Jonathan Villar, who stole second base. Gennett then lined a single to right field. Villar scored as Nick Markakis' throw to the plate from right field was up the third-base line.    Ryan Braun's eighth homer g... More>>

Syndergaard Ks 11, Conforto homers as Mets sweep Brewers

Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 in seven overpowering innings and Michael Conforto homered to help the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. 


Wright swings away, gives Mets 5-4 comeback win over Brewers

David Wright singled home the winning run on a 3-0 pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Saturday.  


Conforto two-run shot lifts Mets over Brewers 3-2

   Matz struck out eight and walked none as the Mets won for the second time in eight games.


Brewers put Santana on DL, recall Broxton; Braun out again

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right fielder Domingo Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder and recalled speedy Keon Broxton from Triple-A Colorado Springs.    Broxton was in the starting lineup Friday night against the New York Mets, playing center field and batting seventh. He made the Milwaukee roster out of spring training but went 0 for 16 before getting sent to the minors April 16. He's been on a tear at Colorado Springs, hitting .301 with se... More>>

Guerra strikes out 11 as Brewers slow Cubs with 5-3 win

Junior Guerra struck out a career-high 11, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Chris Carter homered and the Milwaukee Brewers slowed the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 victory Thursday.    Jason Hammel (5-1) allowed four runs and five hits in six innings. He had been 8-0 with a 2.37 ERA in 11 career starts against the Brewers. Chicago, a big-league best 28-11, has lost three times in a four-game span for the first time this season. The Cubs scored seven runs in the three-game series.    ... More>>

Ryan Braun misses 2nd consecutive game with back stiffness

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun missed his second consecutive game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday because of back stiffness.    Manager Craig Counsell said that Braun is getting multiple treatments per day.    "We hope we'll have him back this weekend," Counsell said.    Counsell has said the 32-year-old slugger might need periodic days off to rest.    Braun, who underwent back surgery on Oct. 8, also missed the last two ... More>>

Brewers' Anderson loses no-hit bid, still beats Cubs 4-2

Chase Anderson took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with 8 2/3 strong innings to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.    The Cubs entered averaging 5.94 runs per game, but Anderson (2-5) stopped them almost cold to snap a personal five-game skid.    Ben Zobrist ended Anderson's no-hit bid with a double to the wall in center on the first pitch of the eighth.    Anderson was perfect through 5 1/3 innings bef... More>>

Carter breaks tie twice as Brewers save split with Padres, 3-2 in series finale

Chris Carter hit a towering solo homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, breaking out of a long slump and leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.


Back-to-back solo shots in the 12th lift San Diego to an 8-7 victory over Brewers

Derek Norris and Melvin Upton Jr. hit back-to-back solo homers in the top of the 12th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.


Guerra, bullpen shut down Padres in Brewers' 1-0 win

Junior Guerra pitched six innings of two-hit ball to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Friday night.    Making his third career major league start, Guerra (2-0) shut down one of the National League's lighter-hitting teams. The right-hander struck out four and walked two before three relievers finished the three-hitter.    The Brewers scored on Chris Carter's sacrifice fly in the first, snapping a 23-inning scoreless streak by Padres pitchi... More>>

Shields strong, Upton homers and Padres beat Brewers 3-0

James Shields had a season-high nine strikeouts in seven innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.    San Diego won its third straight game for the first time this season. Shields (2-5) allowed seven hits and one walk, Brandon Maurer pitched the eighth inning and Fernando Rodney had the ninth for his 11th save.    Melvin Upton Jr. homered for the fourth time and had three hits, two RBIs and two runs for the ... More>>

Chen's 12 strikeouts help Marlins beat Brewers, 3-2

Wei-Yin Chen tied a career high with 12 strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Wednesday night.    Justin Bour hit a two-run homer for the Marlins, who won with five hits to take the series and finish 6-3 on their homestand. The Brewers still haven't won a road series and went 3-4 on their trip.    Chen (3-1) allowed two runs and lowered his ERA to 4.40. A.J. Ramos pitched a perfect ninth for his 10th save in as many... More>>

Brewers win rematch against Marlins' Conley, 10-2

Jonathan Villar got two hits, stole two bases and scored twice, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their rematch Tuesday night against Adam Conley, beating the Miami Marlins 10-2.    Conley won when he held Milwaukee hitless for 7 2/3 shutout innings on April 29 before exiting because of a career-high pitch count. This time the young left-hander gave up seven hits and four runs in four innings, and the Brewers stole four bases against him.    Ryan Braun had a pair of RB... More>>

Jose Fernandez pitches Miami past Brewers 4-1

Jose Fernandez pitched well enough to overcome a teammate's home run that was negated due to a baserunning blunder, and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Monday night.    Fernandez (4-2) allowed four hits and pitched around four walks in seven shutout innings, his longest start this season. He improved to 20-1 at Marlins Park.    With the game scoreless in the second inning, a home run by J.T. Realmuto was negated when he passed teammate Marcell Ozun... More>>

Lucroy homer leads Brewers over Reds 5-4 for 4-game split

Jonathan Lucroy greeted Ross Ohlendorf with a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning, then caught Billy Hamilton stealing for the final out as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Sunday for their second straight come-from-behind win. 


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