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 ...
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.
Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a ...
Yelich, Brewers focus on clean slate after near-miss in 2018
PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Yelich has already had conversations with some of his Milwaukee Brewers teammates about their biggest message this spring after coming up one win short of the World Series.
“What you did last year means nothing basically. Whether it was good or bad for you as an ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Yelich had waited around long enough. He was ready to get back to work.
The reigning NL MVP arrived at the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training facility Friday morning, four days before the team’s first scheduled full-squad workout, set to build on a memorable 2018 ...
Brewers open spring training with lots of familiar faces
PHOENIX (AP) — It didn’t take long for the Milwaukee Brewers to start enjoying the benefits of a $60 million renovation to their spring training facility.
As rain fell in Phoenix on Thursday, Milwaukee’s pitchers and catchers headed out to new covered mounds for the first official bullpen ...
INF Lawrie says he’s joined Brewers; out of game since 2016
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Brett Lawrie, who hasn’t played in the majors or minors since 2016, says he’s reached a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Lawrie posted the announcement on Instagram on Saturday.
The 29-year-old Lawrie hit .248 with 12 home runs and 36 RBIs for the White Sox ...
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:
Manager: Craig Counsell (fifth ...
Pitcher Josh Tomlin, Brewers agree to minor league deal
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Right-hander Josh Tomlin has agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, who hope he can follow Wade Miley’s example of earning a job as a non-roster player and becoming part of their starting rotation.
If added to the 40-man roster, the 34-year-old ...
High hopes as Milwaukee Brewers begin spring training
David Stearns is a popular guy these days. At the grocery store. Pumping gas for his car. Out for lunch or dinner.
Everyone wants to talk about the Milwaukee Brewers.
“They are excited for the start of baseball season,” said Stearns, who was promoted to president of baseball ...
Curtis Granderson agrees to minor league deal with Marlins
MIAMI (AP) — Outfielder Curtis Granderson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins and will report to big league spring training.
If added to the 40-man roster, he would get a one-year contract that pays $1.75 million while in the major leagues and have the chance to ...
Wade Miley, Astros agree to $4.5 million, 1-year deal
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros filled an opening in their rotation, agreeing to a $4.5 million, one-year contract with 32-year-old left-hander Wade Miley.
Miley could earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses under the deal announced Friday: $100,000 each for 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ...
Brewers’ Braun changing swing, focused on being a force
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Now 35, Ryan Braun is years past his dominant, MVP self. Yet the aging slugger is trying to set himself up to be a part of the Milwaukee Brewers’ promising future.
Specifically, Braun is doing something he’s never done: changing his swing. And to do that, he’s been using ...
MVP Yelich, Brewers looking to build on huge season
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich was a late arrival to the Milwaukee Brewers’ annual winter fan festival. Considering the reason, his tardiness was more than understandable.
Yelich spent Saturday night in New York, where he was presented with his 2018 National League Most Valuable Player ...
Brewers promote GM Stearns, Schlesinger after big year
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted general manager David Stearns, adding president of baseball operations to his title and giving him a contract extension after the team came within one win of the World Series.
The Brewers also elevated chief operating officer Rick ...
Insurance giant takes over naming rights for Brewers stadium
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will no longer be known as Miller Park after next year.
American Family Insurance will take over the naming rights to the stadium in 2021 under a 15-year agreement announced Tuesday.
“This is a relationship with a very sophisticated ...
Yasmani Grandal, Brewers finalize $18.25M, 1-year contract
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Catcher Yasmani Grandal and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized an $18.25 million, one-year contract.
The deal, agreed to last week subject to a successful physical, includes a $16 million salary this year and a $16 million mutual option for 2020 with a $2.25 million ...
Brewers reach $5,125,000 deal with Knebel for 2019
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a $5,125,000 deal for 2019 with reliever Corey Knebel.
The Brewers avoided arbitration with all their remaining players who were eligible, including Knebel, who went 4-3 with a 3.58 ERA and 16 saves last year in an injury-shortened ...
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AP source: Grandal, Brewers agree to $18.25M, 1-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Catcher Yasmani Grandal and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $18.25 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the agreement, first reported by The ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday, giving them a center field option in addition to Juan Lagares.
The Mets sent reliever Bobby Wahl to the Brewers along with a pair of minor leaguers, right-handed reliever Adam Hill ...
Spangenberg, Brewers finalize $1.2M, 1-year contract
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Cory Spangenberg and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a one-year contract that pays $1.2 million in the major leagues and $250,000 in the minors.
The deal announced Friday had been agreed to last month pending a successful physical.
Spangenberg, who ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-handed reliever Oliver Drake from the Toronto Blue Jays for $70,000.
Drake, who turns 32 this month, was 1-1 with a 5.29 ERA in 44 appearances with the Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Angels and ...
Brewers OF Domingo Santana traded to Seattle for Ben Gamel
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners acquired outfielder Domingo Santana from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in exchange for outfielder Ben Gamel and minor-league pitcher Noah Zavalos.
The swap of young outfielders adds a right-handed power bat to the Mariners’ lineup and provides the ...
Injured pitcher Nelson agrees to $3.7M deal with Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Right-hander Jimmy Nelson agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers after missing all of the 2018 while recovering from surgery on his pitching shoulder.
The 29-year-old was 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA and 199 strikeouts in 29 starts in 2017, ...
Encarnacion, Santana go, 3-team trade wraps winter meetings
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Carlos Santana and Jeurys Familia found friendly landing spots, Edwin Encarnacion took off for a more uncertain future. Joe Kelly joined the team he helped beat in the World Series, the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their imposing bullpen.
The winter meetings wrapped up ...
Brewers get durable lefty reliever Claudio from Rangers
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have added another reliever to their strong bullpen, getting durable left-hander Alex Claudio from the Texas Rangers for a draft pick.
The NL Central champion Brewers made the trade Thursday at the winter meetings.
Claudio was 4-2 with a 4.48 ...
The Latest: Lynn, Rangers reach deal on 3-year contract
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local):
A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says free agent right-hander Lance Lynn and the Texas Rangers have reached a deal on a $30 million, three-year contract.
The deal ...
Tyler Thornburg, Red Sox agree to $1.75M, 1-year deal
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Tyler Thornburg on a one-year deal worth $1.75 million on Friday.
Thornburg, who earned $2.05 million this past season, can also earn $400,000 in performance bonuses based on games: $100,000 each for 45, 50, 55 and ...
Brewers and catcher Erik Kratz avoid salary arbitration
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Veteran catcher Erik Kratz and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a $1.2 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration and includes a $300,000 guarantee.
Kratz hit .236 with six homers and 23 RBIs in 219 plate appearances last season. He also excelled in ...
Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee
NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court fight.
The sides began arguing their cases before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Infielder Dylan Moore has agreed to a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners after splitting last season at Double-A and Triple-A in the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization.
The 26-year-old gets a $10,000 signing bonus, the $555,000 minimum while in the major leagues and ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson is leaving the team, the third departure on manager Craig Counsell’s staff since the end of the season.
General manager David Stearns said on Wednesday that Johnson was leaving the NL Central champions. Johnson wrapped up his ...
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 ...
Christian Yelich, J.D. Martinez win Hank Aaron Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Yelich made it to the World Series, just not the way he hoped.
The Milwaukee Brewers star accepted the Hank Aaron Award as the outstanding offensive player in the National League before Game 3 between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Boston ...
Stearns: Brewers will stick by core after NLCS loss
MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Stearns doesn’t expect wholesale change for the Milwaukee Brewers after they fell a game short of the World Series.
Milwaukee is set to return most of its roster after winning the NL Central in a tiebreaking 163rd game and pushing the Dodgers to Game 7 of the NL ...
Brewers look to bright future after NLCS loss to Dodgers
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers think they’re just getting started.
Sure looks that way, too.
Led by breakout performances by Yelich, Josh Hader and Jesus Aguilar, Milwaukee chased down the Chicago Cubs to win the NL Central for the first time since 2011. ...
Taylor doing it all for Dodgers in World Series return
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Taylor is sparking Los Angeles with his bat and his glove, just like old times.
Only this October, the do-it-all Dodger is looking to finish the job.
Taylor capped a terrific NL Championship Series when he made an outstanding catch to help Los Angeles beat the ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series.
All it took was a couple of big swings.
Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last season’s NL Rookie of the Year also singled ...
Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather.
Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series.
Puig broke open a tight ...
Brewers’ bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell and the Milwaukee Brewers relied on their bullpen all season long.
Those hard-throwing relievers finally ran out of gas in the NL Championship Series.
Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by ...
After grandma’s death, Urias helps Dodgers to World Series
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Julio Urias pitched with a heavy heart in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers advance to the World Series a night after his grandmother died.
Enrique Hernandez shared the news with teammates and asked
Dodgers ace Kershaw available in ’pen vs Brewers in Game 7
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will be available in relief for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The winner of Saturday night’s game plays the Red Sox in the World Series, which starts Tuesday in Boston.
Kershaw would be ...
Dodgers’ Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Machado gestured with hands, appearing to egg on the booing crowd as he retreated down the dugout steps following a first-inning strikeout.
The jeers kept coming for the Los Angeles Dodgers star. So did the outs.
Machado went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in a ...
Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun slid across home plate and raised his arms in sheer joy.
A big lead, a bruising bullpen and a boisterous crowd have the Milwaukee Brewers all set up for Game 7.
Jesus Aguilar sparked Milwaukee’s slumping lineup with three RBIs on a pair of two-out hits, ...
Freese leads off for Dodgers with Brewers LHP Miley on mound
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Left-hander Wade Miley will have to face to a right-handed hitter right away in Game 6 as the Milwaukee Brewers try to stave off elimination in the NL Championship Series.
First baseman David Freese is
Take two: Miley back to NLCS hill, Brews try to deny Dodgers
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wade Miley, take two.
And this time, the Milwaukee Brewers left-hander figures to seeing more than one batter in his next start in the NL Championship Series.
It comes on Friday night when Miley will try to help the Brewers stave off elimination, down 3-2 to the Los ...
Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw put his previous flop behind him and pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers forward — one victory from a return trip to the World Series.
With so much at stake, the three-time Cy Young Award winner bounced back from one of his worst postseason starts with one of ...
Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout.
After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate.
Power outage: Brewers’ bats struggle in 13-inning loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time since the Milwaukee Brewers began their incredible late-season surge, their bats went cold enough to lose.
The Brewers managed just eight hits over 13 innings in their 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night, evening the NL Championship ...