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Braves make tough decision to option Kelly

Braves make tough decision to option Kelly

MLB.com Updated May 27 (yesterday)
After the Braves burned through the bullpen through the first nine innings of Wednesday's 13-inning loss to the Brewers, Casey Kelly accepted the task of pitching the final four innings. Unfortunately for Kelly, this unexpected development provided the …
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  • Brewers Win 9-5 to Hand Reds Their 11th Straight Loss

    Brewers Win 9-5 to Hand Reds Their 11th Straight Loss

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Steady veteran Aaron Hill sticks with the same approach at the plate for the Milwaukee Brewers, regardless of the opponent, or whether he's on streaking or slumping.
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  • Brewers dampen Braves' spirits with sweep

    Brewers dampen Braves' spirits with sweep

    MLB.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered as the Brewers added to the Braves' home woes and completed their first three-game series sweep of the season with Thursday night's 6-2 win at Turner Field.
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  • Villar's hit in 13th sends Brewers past Braves

    Villar's hit in 13th sends Brewers past Braves

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    After facing the Braves' entire bullpen and the guy who had been scheduled to start on Saturday, the Brewers claimed a 3-2 victory courtesy of Jonathan Villar's go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night at Turner Field.
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  • Brewers' win in extras took shape in key 8th

    Brewers' win in extras took shape in key 8th

    MLB.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    There's no sport that's more stat-driven than baseball and that can lead to all kinds of number craziness. The Brewers' 3-2 win in 13 innings over the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field certainly fit the crazy quotient. The eighth inning alone wi…
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  • Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

    Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

    MLB.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    After dealing with Julio Teheran's impressive effort at Turner Field on Tuesday night, the Brewers snapped a three-game losing streak courtesy of Scooter Gennett's two-out single, which proved decisive in a 2-1 win over the Braves, who have now lost 18 …
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  • Crew relievers Knebel, Smith progressing

    Crew relievers Knebel, Smith progressing

    MLB.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Brewers fans have grown quite accustomed to seeing the bullpen, but they are getting close to seeing something they haven't yet in 2016 -- the bullpen at full strength.
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  • Mets 3, Brewers 1: Noah Syndergaard Baffles Brewers as the Mets…

    Mets 3, Brewers 1: Noah Syndergaard Baffles Brewers as the Mets Finish a Sweep

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 22 (6 days ago)
    Noah Syndergaard became the fourth pitcher since 1913 to record consecutive double-digit strikeout games with no walks and no earned runs.
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  • Mets 5, Brewers 4: Walk-off Win Doesn’t End the Worries About a…

    Mets 5, Brewers 4: Walk-off Win Doesn’t End the Worries About an Erratic Mets’ Rotation

    nytimes.com May 21
    Last year’s heavy workload may be affecting Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom.
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  • Wright Swings Away, Gives Mets 5-4 Comeback Win Over Brewers

    Wright Swings Away, Gives Mets 5-4 Comeback Win Over Brewers

    nytimes.com May 21 (7 days ago)
    David Wright knew there was only one way to ensure he had the green light on 3-0: Don't look down for a sign.
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  • Wright sends Mets to first walk-off win of 2016

    Wright sends Mets to first walk-off win of 2016

    MLB.com May 21 (7 days ago)
    David Wright's difficult season swung dramatically upward Saturday, when he hit a walk-off RBI single to lead the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Brewers at Citi Field. After Yoenis Cespedes hit a game-tying two-run homer in the sixth inning, Wright drilled …
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  • Duda scratched with lingering back issue

    Duda scratched with lingering back issue

    MLB.com May 21
    Mets first baseman Lucas Duda was a late scratch from Saturday's lineup against the Brewers with a back injury that may be more serious than the team initially believed.
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  • Matz, Conforto Lead Mets to 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    Matz, Conforto Lead Mets to 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    Steven Matz pitched seven sharp innings to win his sixth consecutive start, Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday night.
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  • Homers, high-stakes K's help Crew in win

    Homers, high-stakes K's help Crew in win

    MLB.com May 19
    With two of their best hitters on the bench, the Brewers beat longtime nemesis Jason Hammel on Thursday for an unlikely series victory over the first-place Cubs.
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  • Santana, Braun scratched from Crew lineup

    Santana, Braun scratched from Crew lineup

    MLB.com May 19
    Domingo Santana joined Ryan Braun on the bench as a late scratch Thursday as nagging injuries continue to affect the Brewers' lineup in their series against the Cubs.
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  • Wood waits out Brewers in 13th to lift Cubs

    Wood waits out Brewers in 13th to lift Cubs

    The Cubs held off the Brewers in 13 innings, tying the game in the ninth off closer Jeremy Jeffress, escaping a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the 12th and winning in the 13th, 2-1, on pitcher Travis Wood's bases-loaded walk.
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  • Brewers go glove-flip to barehand on DP

    Brewers go glove-flip to barehand on DP

    MLB.com May 18
    Scooter Gennett made a diving stop to his right on a sharp grounder off the bat of Jason Heyward and flipped the ball with his glove to Jonathan Villar, who made a barehand turn for a spectacular double play Wednesday night.
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  • Anderson stifles Cubs, flirts with no-no

    Anderson stifles Cubs, flirts with no-no

    MLB.com May 18
    Chase Anderson took a perfect game into the sixth inning and a no-hitter into the eighth before settling for his best start in a Brewers uniform, pitching to within one strike of a shutout in Milwaukee's 4-2 win over the Cubs on Tuesday night at Miller …
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  • Anderson Has No-Hitter Through 6 Innings for Brewers vs Cubs

    Anderson Has No-Hitter Through 6 Innings for Brewers vs Cubs

    nytimes.com May 17
    Chase Anderson of the Milwaukee Brewers has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Chicago Cubs.
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  • Smith tests knee with fielding practice

    Smith tests knee with fielding practice

    MLB.com May 17
    Brewers reliever Will Smith, attempting a non-surgical comeback from a torn ligament in his right knee, participated in pitchers' fielding practice Tuesday in another significant test.
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  • Carter Powers Brewers to 3-2 Win Over Padres

    Carter Powers Brewers to 3-2 Win Over Padres

    nytimes.com May 15
    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.
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  • Dominant 9th has Jeffress 9-for-9 in saves

    Dominant 9th has Jeffress 9-for-9 in saves

    MLB.com May 14
    Jeremy Jeffress improved to 9-for-9 in saves, delivering a dominant ninth inning in the Brewers' 1-0 win over the Padres on Friday at Miller Park.
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  • Brilliant pitching allows 1 Crew run to hold up

    Brilliant pitching allows 1 Crew run to hold up

    Well-traveled Brewers right-hander Junior Guerra pitched six scoreless innings for his second victory in as many starts at Miller Park, a 1-0 win over the Padres on Friday.
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  • Smith throws off mound for 1st time since injury

    Smith throws off mound for 1st time since injury

    MLB.com May 13
    Will Smith threw 25 pitches off the bullpen mound in his most significant test since tearing his LCL -- a ligament on the outside of his right knee -- while taking off his shoe following a Spring Training outing in late March. The Brewers remain hopeful…
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  • Shields tallies 9 K's as Padres blank Brewers

    Shields tallies 9 K's as Padres blank Brewers

    MLB.com May 13
    James Shields worked seven scoreless innings against Jimmy Nelson and the Brewers as the Padres cruised to a 3-0 win on Thursday night at Miller Park.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Former Biogenesis Owner Gets 4-Year Sentence 02:36

    Former Biogenesis Owner Gets 4-Year Sentence

    Feb 17
    ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn discusses the severity of the sentence handed down to former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch by a federal judge.
  • Video - Prized Cuban Prospect Nearing MLB Decision 02:19

    Prized Cuban Prospect Nearing MLB Decision

    Feb 11
    ESPN senior MLB writer Jerry Crasnick discusses potential MLB teams for Yoan Moncada.
  • Video - Phillies Looking To Trade Papelbon To Brewers 02:26

    Phillies Looking To Trade Papelbon To Brewers

    Jan 23
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jerry Crasnick discusses the Phillies' talks with the Brewers about a possible Jonathan Papelbon trade.