Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost.
Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep...
Braun’s grand slam lifts Brewers past Cardinals 7-6
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Braun still stands out at opportune times for the Milwaukee Brewers.
"I'm not as good as I was," the 35-year-old said. "But in big moments, I'm the guy...
Moustakas, Grandal homer, Brewers beat Cardinals 5-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yasmani Grandal is making the most out of his consistent playing time.
Mike Moustakas and Grandal homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on...
Marlins look to break 3-game losing streak against Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers (77-68, third in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (51-94, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Gio Gonzalez (2-2, 3.98 ERA)...
Moustakas hits 2 HRs, Brewers minus Yelich top Marlins 7-5
MIAMI (AP) — Mike Moustakas celebrated his 31st birthday in style.
He homered twice, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami...
Brewers: No update yet on Yelich’s broken kneecap
MIAMI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers say there's no update yet on Christian Yelich's broken right kneecap.
Yelich was back in Milwaukee on Wednesday for further tests, a day after the reigning...
Brewers shortstop bolts from game for twins’ birth
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee shortstop Orlando Arcia may have abruptly checked out in the third inning of the Brewers' series finale against the Chicago Cubs, but he still managed to turn a double...
Milwaukee opens 3-game series at home against Arizona
Arizona Diamondbacks (64-64, second in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (65-62, third in the NL Central)
Brewers knock Cardinals out of 1st place with 5-3 win
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Moustakas stopped short of calling Milwaukee's rain-shortened victory over the St. Louis Cardinals a must win.
Grandal breaks up Cards’ bid for combined no-hitter in 8th
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yasmani Grandal has ended the St. Louis Cardinals' bid for a combined no-hitter against the Milwaukee Brewers with a two-out double in the eighth inning.
Cincinnati Reds (45-53, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (53-49, third in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tanner Roark (5-6, 3.97...
Cincinnati Reds (44-53, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (53-48, second in the NL Central)
Milwaukee Brewers (52-48, second in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (50-49, second in the NL West)
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke stymied Milwaukee's hitters most of the night, wriggling out of one jam while moving up baseball's all-time strikeouts list.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Gamel picked a great time to break out of a slump.
Gamel's pinch-hit double in the bottom of the ninth drove in Ryan Braun with the winning run and the Milwaukee Brewers...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman had a big night at the plate for the Pirates. So did Colin Moran. Starling Marte, too.
They all helped power Pittsburgh to a 12-2 thumping of the Milwaukee...
Milwaukee Brewers (40-31, first in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (35-37, fourth in the NL West)
San Diego; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Milwaukee will play at...
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HOUSTON (AP) — On a night when the Milwaukee Brewers struck out again and again, piling up a season-high 24 Ks against the Houston Astros, one big swing by Mike Moustakas made all those whiffs way...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers topped their crowd-pleasing Christian Yelich bobblehead giveaway with another surprise gift, thanks to Mike Moustakas.
Pittsburgh Pirates (30-33, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (37-28, second in the NL Central)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After being humbled by the lowly Miami Marlins two days in a row, the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back Thursday with their usual home run power.
Miami Marlins (21-36, fifth in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (34-26, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (3-5, 4.99...
Milwaukee Brewers (32-25, second in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (27-28, third in the NL Central)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas doesn't have a secret behind his power resurgence this season.
Moustakas homered twice among his four hits and drove in four runs, helping the Milwaukee...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich took advantage of the few pitches he saw in the zone.
Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee...
Realmuto, Hernandez lead Phils over Brewers 7-4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper made up for his offensive struggles with a spectacular, run-saving catch.
J.T. Realmuto doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Cesar Hernandez...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun's career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets on Saturday...
Colorado Rockies (14-17, fourth in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (17-15, third in the NL Central)
Colorado Rockies (13-15, fourth in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (15-14, third in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is...
Yelich and the Brewers take on division foe St. Louis
Milwaukee Brewers (13-11, third in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (13-9, second in the NL Central)
Brewers hand Dodgers 6th straight loss, 4-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zach Davies is off to a strong start for the Milwaukee Brewers, allowing three earned runs in 17 2/3 innings so far.
After being limited to 13 games because of shoulder...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and Josh Hader, breakout stars during Milwaukee's surprising run to the NL Championship Series last year, are managing to look even better in 2019.
National League Central capsules
Capsules of National League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Infielder Brad Miller gets minor league deal with Dodgers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Infielder Brad Miller has agreed to a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and will report to big league spring training.
Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee
PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas fell one win shy of reaching the World Series with the Milwaukee Brewers.
"I think we had some unfinished business after last year," Moustakas said Tuesday...
Moustakas’ return has Brewers’ teammates excited
PHOENIX (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich tweeted a GIF of a leaping Moose .
The Milwaukee Brewers were excited to know Mike Moustakas likely is sticking around for 2019.
AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M
Mike Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because the agreement will be subject to a successful physical. The sides were negotiating a deal that includes a mutual option for 2020, the person said.
Talks toward a deal were first reported by The Athletic.
Harper, Machado, Kimbrel, Keuchel on market as camps open
Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel won't be around when the bat and ball bags are opened at spring training throughout Florida and Arizona this week.
They are among the dozens of free agents still looking for jobs, joined by Mike Moustakas, Marwin Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez and Gio Gonzalez.
For the second straight winter, camps are opening with many rosters in exceptional flux.
NL Central teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the National League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Moose is loose from Brewers; Soria also elects free agency
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Mike Moustakas is becoming a free agent again, and so is reliever Joakim Soria.
In addition, the Brewers exercised a $3,175,000 option on All-Star right-hander Jeremy Jeffress, who would have been eligible for salary arbitration if it had been declined.
Moustakas declined a $15 million mutual option Tuesday.
Pederson replaces Taylor leading off for Dodgers in NLCS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Outfielder Joc Pederson is leading off for the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. He replaces Chris Taylor, who is out of the lineup.
Yasmani Grandal is back in the lineup and hitting seventh for Los Angeles against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Grandal made two errors and had two passed balls in a Game 1 loss. Austin Barnes replaced Grandal behind the plate for Game 2 in Milwaukee.
Loose Moose: Moustakas brings pivotal playoff experience
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It sounds, at first, like a long, drawn out "Booooo!"
But look at the name on the scoreboard and it becomes apparent what fans at Miller Park are really chanting.
Friday’s Sports in Brief
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
The Dodgers used a nearly identical formula to win 6-0 in Game 1 behind Hyun-Jin Ryu, who allowed only four two-out singles over seven innings, and home runs by Joc Pederson, Max Muncy and Enrique Hernandez.
Chacin, Brewers blank Rockies 4-0, take 2-0 lead in NLDS
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It turns out there is way more to the Milwaukee Brewers than just Christian Yelich.
The rest of this Brew Crew can play, too. Especially those guys in that loaded bullpen.
Jhoulys Chacin pitched five sparkling innings on short rest, Mike Moustakas contributed two more big hits and the Brewers blanked the Colorado Rockies 4-0 Friday to take a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Extra innings, two outs and the winning run on third in Game 1 of the playoffs.
Short on playoff experience, the Milwaukee Brewers dealt for veteran Mike Moustakas over the summer to produce in just this kind of spot.
Moustakas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Thursday in their NL Division Series opener.
- After back-to-back ALCS appearances, Blue Jays stumble
- Reds' big shortcoming sets up 3rd straight 90-loss season
- Rebuilding White Sox see foundation starting to take shape
- Royals likely bidding fond farewell to championship core
- Phillies have reason to be optimistic about future
- Braves' meager progress leaves Snitker's status uncertain
- McCutchen's future again offseason focus for Pirates
- Marlins are in transition, their direction uncertain
- Injuries derail Mariners' hopes of ending playoff drought
- Rebuilding begins in earnest for 98-loss Tigers
- Cardinals: Cupboard isn't bare after missing playoffs again
- Angels miss postseason again, yet optimism reigns in Anaheim
- Rebuilding Padres have work to do to catch up in NL West