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Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory

Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory

MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Giants completed a three-game sweep of the Brewers with a 15-5 victory at AT&T Park on Sunday afternoon. The 15 runs were a season high, and the win was their sixth consecutive, which tied their longest streak of the season.
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  • Packers go with proven Flynn as backup

    Packers go with proven Flynn as backup

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers did not keep Matt Flynn around to be a third-string quarterback. The 29-year-old journeyman will start the season at Aaron Rodgers' primary backup, coach Mike McCarthy announced on Sunday. In keeping three quarte…
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  • Touch 'em all: Minor leaguer plays all 9 spots

    Touch 'em all: Minor leaguer plays all 9 spots

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.
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  • Report: Packers work out three quarterbacks Sunday

    Report: Packers work out three quarterbacks Sunday

    The Packers, who kept two backup quarterbacks on their 53-player roster, reportedly took a look at three other quarterbacks on Sunday. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers put Pat Devlin, Jeff Mathews and Jon Jennings through workouts on Sunday…
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  • Holliday carries Cards back from five-run deficit

    Holliday carries Cards back from five-run deficit

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Cardinals' offense emerged from its typical station-to-station ways to catapult past the Cubs and closer to the Brewers with a flurry of extra-base hits and by riding the back (and bat) of Matt Holliday. The Cardinals, poised to open a key series ag…
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  • Packers pick Chris Banjo for practice squad

    Packers pick Chris Banjo for practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Packers brought back 10 familiar names to their practice squad, all guys who were with them in camp. The list includes safety Chris Banjo, wide receiver Kevin Dorsey, center Garth Gerhart, wide receiver Alex Gillett, running back Michael Hill, lineb…
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  • Brewers Acquire Broxton From Reds for 2 Players

    Brewers Acquire Broxton From Reds for 2 Players

    The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.
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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Euro-Step Dunk & Steal For The Coast-…

    Giannis Antetokounmpo Euro-Step Dunk & Steal For The Coast-To-Coast Slam

    dimemag.com 20 hours ago
    Milwaukee’s growing wing, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is playing for his native Greece in the 2014 FIBA World Cup this summer in Spain. In Greece’s opening game against Senegal, Antetokounmpo showed why Bucks fans continue to salivate over his bright future …
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  • Peavy flirts with no-hitter in besting Brewers

    Peavy flirts with no-hitter in besting Brewers

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Four days after Madison Bumgarner lost his perfect game to the leadoff hitter in the eighth, Jake Peavy lost his no-hit bid with one out in the top of the eighth Saturday when Mark Reynolds flared a single to right, but the Giants defeated the Brewers, …
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  • Call Jayrone Elliott a player for the Packers

    Call Jayrone Elliott a player for the Packers

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers started calling him "The Sackmaster" after his three-sack performance against the St. Louis Rams on Aug. 16. The Green Bay Packers' trainers dubbed him "Shakespeare" because they sa…
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  • Patriots to cut recent trade acquisition Jerel Worthy

    Patriots to cut recent trade acquisition Jerel Worthy

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The Patriots didn’t need a long look at Jerel Worthy to decide they didn’t need him. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, the Patriots have decided to release the defensive tackle. The Patriots acquired him in a deal with the Packers tw…
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  • The Grand Slam: Buster Posey's five hits help Giants dismantle …

    The Grand Slam: Buster Posey's five hits help Giants dismantle Brewers

    yahoo.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    If you thought Buster Posey was hot coming out of the Colorado series (six hits, three home runs, including a walkoff), he's positively scorching now after going 5 for 5 in San Francisco's 13-2 blowout victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Posey singled a…
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  • Giants romp past Brewers into Wild Card lead

    Giants romp past Brewers into Wild Card lead

    MLB.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    Buster Posey went 5-for-5 with three RBIs to record the second five-hit game of his career Friday night as the Giants shellacked the Brewers, 13-2, inside AT&T Park. With the win, the Giants leapfrogged the Cardinals by a half-game for sole possessi…
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  • Video - Concern For Aaron Rodgers? 02:07

    Concern For Aaron Rodgers?

    Aug 31
    Josina Anderson and Rob Demovsky break down the challenges facing Aaron Rodgers and Corey Linsley as they head into the Packers' opener against the Seahawks.
  • Video - Giants Trounce Brewers To Complete Sweep 00:52

    Giants Trounce Brewers To Complete Sweep

    Aug 31
    Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs as the Giants defeated the Brewers 15-5.
  • Video - Brewers Bolster Bullpen With Broxton 02:14

    Brewers Bolster Bullpen With Broxton

    Aug 31
    ESPN.com MLB editor Christina Kahrl discusses the Brewers' acquisition of reliever Jonathan Broxton in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Video - Packers Counting On More Versatile Defense 01:47

    Packers Counting On More Versatile Defense

    Aug 31
    Josina Anderson reports from Green Bay, Wis., where she spoke with CB Tramon Williams about the Packers' new-look defense featuring Julius Peppers and a more agile defensive line.

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