Leading off: Homer-happy Mariners, Brewers-Dodgers rematch

Sports 04/12/19, 03:09

A look at what's happening around the majors today:EMERALD CITY SHOWDOWNThe surprising Mariners have a six-game winning streak and the best record in the majors at 13-2 heading into a home series against AL West favorite Houston. Seattle is the first big league team to homer in each of its ...

Trout’s catch, Angels’ homers lead to 5-2 win over Brewers

Sports 04/09/19, 00:08

Mike Trout made a leaping catch to steal a potential homer from Christian Yelich in the Los Angeles Angels' fourth straight victory, 5-2 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.Tommy La Stella and Justin Bour each hit a two-run homer. Andrelton Simmons also went deep and Trevor Cahill (1-1) pitched ...

Yelich homers, Hader gets 8 outs, Brewers beat slumping Cubs

Baseball 04/07/19, 16:33

Christian Yelich homered and drove in three, Josh Hader completed an eight-out save and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Sunday.Zach Davies (1-0) pitched effectively into the sixth, helping Milwaukee win for the seventh time in eight games, including two of three against Chicago. The Brewers have won ...

Cubs snap skid behind Heyward’s 2 HRs, Hamels’ 6 innings

Baseball 04/06/19, 22:29

Jason Heyward went deep twice for his first multihomer game in a Cubs uniform, Cole Hamels grinded through six solid innings and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 14-8 on Saturday night to end a six-game skid.Heyward hit the first of three Chicago homers against starter Corbin Burnes, with Javier Baez ...

Brewers hit 5 home runs, send Cubs to 6th loss in row, 13-10

Baseball 04/05/19, 23:06

Ryan Braun and Eric Thames hit three-run homers and the Milwaukee Brewers connected five times in all, outslugging the Cubs 13-10 Friday night and sending Chicago to its sixth straight loss.Hernan Perez, Yasmani Grandal and Orlando Arcia also homered for the defending NL Central champions, who improved to 7-1. They ...

Machado called for interference, Green ejected for arguing

Baseball 04/02/19, 23:52

Manny Machado was called out on batter's interference after dropping his bat near John Ryan Murphy while the Diamondbacks catcher tried to catch a popup, a disputed decision that led to Padres manager Andy Green's ejection.Machado appeared to brush Murphy as he broke out of the box in the sixth ...

Yelich homer streak snapped, but Brewers beat Reds 4-3

Baseball 04/01/19, 21:22

Christian Yelich failed to homer for the first time this season, ending his record-tying streak, but he doubled in the ninth and scored on Ryan Braun's double as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night before the smallest crowd in Great American ...

Yelich powers Brewers to dramatic 5-4 win over Cardinals

Baseball 03/31/19, 16:32

Christian Yelich hit his fourth homer in the first inning and a two-run double in the ninth, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a dramatic 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.Ben Gamel led off the ninth with a pinch-hit double and advanced on Lorenzo Cain's infield single off ...

Yelich equals MLB record start with homers in 4 straight

Sports 03/31/19, 13:56

Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers extended his season-opening home run streak to four games, tying the major league record for homers in consecutive games to start a season.Yelich also became the first player to win the MVP award and then homer in his first four games of the next ...

Brewers’ Yelich homers again, Hader has immaculate inning

Baseball 03/30/19, 21:39

Christian Yelich became the first MVP to homer in the first three games of the following season, Josh Hader closed things out with an immaculate inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Saturday night.Travis Shaw and Mike Moustakas also homered off Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson, ...

Yelich HR in first 3 games, 1st to do it after winning MVP

Sports 03/30/19, 19:12

Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers has become the first player to win an MVP award and then hit a home run in the first three games of the next season.Yelich connected in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park on Saturday. After leading the Brewers ...

Cain takes away HR for final out, Brewers beat Cardinals 5-4

Baseball 03/28/19, 16:19

Milwaukee center fielder Lorenzo Cain soared above the wall to rob Jose Martinez of a tying home run for the final out, lifting Christian Yelich and the Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in an opener Thursday.With at least one Cardinals player in the bullpen already raising his arms ...

Yelich, Brewers host Goldschmidt, Cardinals on opening day

Baseball 03/27/19, 13:41

Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals are well aware of what happened last year.Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers are home for the first time since one memorable October.Nothing like a tough test on the very first day of class.St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt (46) celebrates in the dugout ...

National League Central capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 13:55

Capsules of National League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Milwaukee BrewersFILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on after Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana (16) scores during the eighth inning of a tie break baseball game against the Chicago ...

Yelich, Brewers look for another playoff season

Baseball 03/19/19, 15:28

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers think the best way to duplicate their success from last season is to forget it happened altogether.Milwaukee won the NL Central last year for the first time since 2011 and made it all the way to the NL Championship Series before losing to the ...

With Marlins lacking power, Mattingly preaching small ball

Baseball 03/17/19, 14:51

At a time when home runs dominate baseball's offensive strategy, the Miami Marlins are zigging to the long ball's zag.Manager Don Mattingly realizes that if his Marlins are going to score runs, most often they're going to have to do it the old fashioned way — one at a time ...

Huddle up! Browns QB Mayfield takes turn as Brewers 1B coach

Football 03/16/19, 19:41

Baker Mayfield wasn't going to pass up this opportunity.Fully aware the Milwaukee Brewers wanted to protect him, Mayfield knew he wouldn't get into a spring training game during his two-day stay with the NL Central champions. But they let the Cleveland Browns quarterback get real close — a surprise stint ...

Marlins’ Brinson expecting spring power to carry into season

Baseball 03/06/19, 16:18

A dreadful 2018 season in a way led to Lewis Brinson's current spring training home run binge.A key piece in the trade that sent NL MVP Christian Yelich to Milwaukee prior to the 2018 season, Brinson made the Marlins opening-day roster last season in large part because of a strong ...

Yelich, Brewers focus on clean slate after near-miss in 2018

Baseball 02/18/19, 02:24

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 individual or as a ...

High hopes as Milwaukee Brewers begin spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 10:25

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 operations last month. "They ...

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