OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Aledmys Díaz and Jace Peterson, who both can play the infield and outfield, reached agreements with the Oakland Athletics on two-year contracts through the 2024 season.
Peterson gets a $9.5 million deal that pays $4.5 million next season and $5 million in 2024.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers beat up on the Chicago Cubs' bullpen to turn a pitchers' duel into a rout.
Yelich went 4 of 5 with a three-run homer, Brandon Woodruff pitched six strong innings and the Brewers beat the Cubs 7-0 on Saturday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Miranda hit a game-ending, three-run homer against Milwaukee’s Josh Hader as the Minnesota Twins finally got a timely hit to beat the Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday.
Miranda’s third hit of the game traveled to the second deck in left field.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers sure weren't deterred by the storms in Minnesota.
With the pitching they have waiting in the late innings, there's not a lot to worry about.
Andrew McCutchen and Willy Adames each hit a two-run homer, and the Brewers outlasted three rain delays to beat the Twins 6-3 on Tuesday night in the opener of a brief border-state series between the first-place teams.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit a pair of two-run homers against his former team, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Toronto Blue Jays 10-3 Sunday.
Milwaukee took two of three in the series between teams meeting for the first time since 2017.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Willy Adames and Hunter Renfroe both homered for the second straight day, rookie Jason Alexander earned his first career win and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-3 on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jace Peterson tied the score with a three-run triple in the ninth inning and slumping Andrew McCutchen followed with a game-ending single as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Almost as soon as the winning run crossed the plate, Chicago Cubs rookie Christopher Morel got swarmed.
He came through in a big moment and set off quite a celebration.
Morel drove in Jason Heyward with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Wednesday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Corbin Burnes tossed seven shutout innings and Jace Peterson hit a three-run homer to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
Lorenzo Cain and Rowdy Tellez also homered for the Brewers, who gained a split of the four-game set.
MIAMI (AP) — Kolten Wong homered, singled and had three walks to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Sunday.
Playing in his 1,000th major league game, Wong also stole two bases for the Brewers, who finished 4-5 on their nine game road trip.
MIAMI (AP) — Jace Peterson walked against Anthony Bender with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night.
After starters Corbin Burnes and Pablo López dueled for seven innings, ex-Marlins star Christian Yelich reached on a leadoff single against Tanner Scott (0-1) in the ninth.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Yelich hit for a record-tying third cycle — all of them against Cincinnati — but the Milwaukee Brewers’ rally fell short in the ninth inning of a 14-11 loss to the Reds on Wednesday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Hader reached 500 career strikeouts, Luis Urías hit the tying home run and made a clutch catch and the Milwaukee Brewers held off Cincinnati 5-4 Tuesday night to stop the Reds’ season-high, two-game winning streak.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit two of Milwaukee’s season-high six home runs, Adrian Houser struck out six and scattered two hits over six shutout innings and the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 Friday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willy Adames homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-8 on Tuesday night.
Adames hit a two-run blast in the first inning and a three-run drive during a six-run sixth for the NL Central-leading Brewers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eric Lauer held the lineup card autographed by his Milwaukee teammates, a worthy keepsake from the game of his career. He caught the Phillies flailing and frozen and — by the end — slugger Kyle Schwarber was fuming over a wide strike zone he blamed for a whiff-heavy game.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Max Muncy won’t be playing much first base for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, but he’s just happy to be back on the diamond.
“It was good to be back,” Muncy said Monday after his return to game action in the Cactus League.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy left in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers after injuring his left elbow.
Catcher Will Smith fielded a bunt by Jace Peterson and fired to Muncy.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Padres 3-2 Saturday night after San Diego stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are suddenly in second place, and the defending World Series champion Dodgers are atop the National League ahead of a weekend visit to the Bay Area.
Sure looks like September is going to be wild out West.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich had a grand slam in the eighth inning, a solo shot in the first and finished with six RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers held on for a 9-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Urías couldn't remember a game like this on any level, let alone baseball's highest. This sure is one he won't forget.
Urías tied a major league record with five extra-base hits and Manny Piña drove in six runs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 17-4 romp over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Jake Cousins and Hunter Strickland tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be placed in quarantine in the latest cases to affect the NL Central leaders.
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich has tested positive for the coronavirus and is showing mild symptoms.
Yelich and utilityman Jace Peterson were placed on the COVID-19 injured list, Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns said Tuesday, adding that Peterson was sidelined due to contact tracing and hasn't tested positive.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Omar Narváez had five hits, Avisaíl García drove in five runs and Jace Peterson added four RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled to their 11th straight victory, 11-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers earned their sixth straight win by producing their biggest inning since manager Craig Counsell's playing days.
Willy Adames and Keston Hiura each hit a three-run homer during a 10-run outburst in the eighth that lifted the Brewers to a 14-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Woodruff was pleased with the seven dominant innings he threw on Wednesday afternoon, though he didn't really have that much to say about them.
Instead, like most pitchers, especially ones coming into the game with a .042 batting average, he wanted to talk about his hit.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A rain delay changed Freddy Peralta's plan to pitch deeper into Thursday's game. The Milwaukee Brewers' bullpen seamlessly finished what he started.
Peralta was rolling along through four innings and planning to pitch the fifth before the 37-minute delay.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers traded reliever Corey Knebel to the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash...