Sep 16, 2011 01:29 EDT
San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit for the cycle to help the Giants to an 8-5 victory over Colorado that kept their slim Major League Baseball playoff hopes alive.
Sep 14, 2011 03:12 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Ryan Braun drilled a walk-off home run in the 11th inning to give Milwaukee a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies and keep the Brewers inching toward the National League Central division title on Tuesday.
Sep 13, 2011 18:37 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A wind-stoked wildfire in a pristine area of northeastern Minnesota popular with canoers and wilderness campers grew five-fold in a day to more than 60,000 acres on Tuesday, threatening 36 homes and sending a smoke trail as far south as Illinois.
Sep 11, 2011 01:02 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Phillies moved to the brink of a playoff spot with a 3-2 extra-inning win on Saturday over the Milwaukee Brewers, who continued a worrying late season slump.
Sep 09, 2011 20:00 EDT
Our boys from UNLV, who play at Washington State today, lost their first game badly - a 51-17 pounding by the then-11th-ranked University of Wisconsin Badgers. But at least it was on ESPN.
Sep 09, 2011 01:43 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Phillies broke open a pitching duel with six runs in the sixth inning and went on to win 7-2 over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Thursday.
Sep 08, 2011 02:27 EDT
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Chase Utley was struck by a pitch in the head on Wednesday and a possible concussion means he will miss at least a couple of games for the Major League-best Philadelphia Phillies.
Aug 23, 2011 22:37 EDT
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The red-hot Milwaukee Brewers will move temporary starter Marco Estrada back to the bullpen with some reluctance after the right-hander delivered another strong outing to spark the Brewers to an 11-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.
Aug 17, 2011 02:30 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston and Tampa Bay split a doubleheader on Tuesday, with Rays' starter Jeff Niemann pitching all nine innings in the second game to earn a share of the spoils with a 6-2 win.
Aug 04, 2011 17:18 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina has been suspended five games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for making contact with an umpire and spraying him with spittle during a heated confrontation.
Aug 02, 2011 02:12 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Milwaukee capitalized on their home-field advantage once again Monday with a 6-2 win over the St Louis Cardinals to extend their lead in the NL Central.
Jul 29, 2011 01:37 EDT
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Andrew McCutchen's two-run home run in the ninth inning secured a 5-2 win for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Thursday.
Jul 28, 2011 01:48 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - All Star second baseman Rickie Weeks appears headed for the disabled list after injuring his left ankle during Milwaukee's 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Jul 21, 2011 03:50 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona shortstop Stephen Drew and Milwaukee center fielder Carlos Gomez were both injured in the Brewers' 5-2 victory on Wednesday.
Jul 15, 2011 03:28 EDT
DENVER (Reuters) - The Colorado Rockies returned from the All-Star break in impressive style, knocking the Milwaukee Brewers off top spot in the National League Central Division with a 12-3 pounding on Thursday. The Rockies roughed up Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo, chasing him from the mound after he allowed six runs in four innings, and added a late offensive flurry to drop the Brewers (49-44) a half game behind the St Louis Cardinals. Ryan Spilborghs went 4-for-6 with four RBIs, blasting a homer in the first inning and adding a two-RBI double in the seventh.
Jul 13, 2011 08:57 EDT
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Prince Fielder smacked a three-run homer to lead the National League to a 5-1 win over the American League in Tuesday's All-Star Game and clinch home field advantage in this year's World Series.
Jul 13, 2011 04:37 EDT
Prince Fielder blasted a three-run homer and Brian Wilson pitched the final out as the National League beat the American League 5-1 to win the all-star game and claim home field in the World Series.
Jul 13, 2011 02:32 EDT
Former all-star pitcher Francisco Rodriguez was traded from the New York Mets to Milwaukee on Tuesday in a deal that involved cash and two players to be named later.
Jul 13, 2011 01:42 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Milwaukee Brewers acquired relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and cash from the New York Mets in exchange for two unnamed players, the Major League Baseball clubs said on Tuesday. Rodriguez has 291 career saves over his 10-year career, including a MLB record 62 in 2008 with the Los Angeles Angels.
Jul 12, 2011 01:27 EDT
New York Yankees' Robinson Cano used his powerful swing to edge Adrian Gonzalez and win the home run derby ahead of Tuesday's 2011 Major League Baseball all-star game.