MVP Yelich, Brewers looking to build on huge season

Baseball 01/28/19, 12:57

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 Award trophy. He then flew back to Milwaukee on ...

Granderson voted Man of the Year for 3rd time by players

Baseball 11/27/18, 23:24

Free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson became the first three-time winner of the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, part of the players' association's Players Choice Awards.The 37-year-old Granderson, the winner in 2009 and 2016, split last season between Toronto and Milwaukee. He was followed in the voting by Arizona first ...

Boston’s Betts, Milwaukee’s Yelich win MVP Awards

Sports 11/15/18, 18:57

Boston's Mookie Betts and Milwaukee's Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles.Betts received 28 first-place votes and 410 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting ...

Christian Yelich, J.D. Martinez win Hank Aaron Awards

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:20

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 slugger J.D. Martinez was ...

Stearns: Brewers will stick by core after NLCS loss

Baseball 10/23/18, 17:54

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 Championship Series. ...

Brewers look to bright future after NLCS loss to Dodgers

Baseball 10/21/18, 21:18

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. The youthful Brewers then swept Colorado in the ...

Taylor doing it all for Dodgers in World Series return

Baseball 10/21/18, 02:07

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 Brewers 5-1 in Game ...

After grandma’s death, Urias helps Dodgers to World Series

Baseball 10/21/18, 00:43

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 the Dodgers to toast Urias before popping champagne following a 5-1 ...

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Baseball 10/20/18, 23:31

Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Chris Taylor made a key catch and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the World Series for the second straight year, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Saturday night in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series.Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw closed out the win, setting ...

Dodgers’ Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos

Baseball 10/20/18, 00:39

Manny Machado egged on the booing crowd as he retreated down the dugout steps following a first-inning strikeout, raising two arms in front of him in the air.The jeers kept coming for the Los Angeles Dodgers star. So did the outs.Machado went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in a ...

Dodgers’ Machado fined by MLB for kicking Brewers 1B Aguilar

Baseball 10/17/18, 16:54

Dodgers star Manny Machado has been fined by Major League Baseball for kicking Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar in the NL Championship Series.MLB fined Machado an undisclosed amount on Wednesday, a day after the baserunning incident caused the benches to clear at Dodger Stadium and prompted Brewers MVP candidate Christian ...

Leading off: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

Sports 10/14/18, 23:41

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich is heading home for Game 3 of the NL Championship Series with the matchup against the Dodgers tied at 1-all. Yelich, the favorite for NL MVP, was born in Thousand Oaks, California, and went to Westlake ...

In Milwaukee, Yelich’s success stirs Serbian pride

Baseball 10/12/18, 01:19

When Brewers slugger Christian Yelich takes the field against the Los Angeles Dodgers, he'll have one group of Milwaukee fans rooting especially loud for his success: Serbian-Americans.The 26-year-old MVP candidate's banner year has earned him plenty of new fans, including Serbians who are just now becoming aware of his heritage. ...

Odd path to playoffs: Kratz, Voit, Brasier take longer road

Baseball 10/08/18, 04:38

Of course Erik Kratz kept hoping for a moment like this. That's why he stuck around, through a dozen big league organizations, a couple of cruel demotions in the minors, a bunch of near-misses in October.And the time he accidentally shot himself in the hand with a nail gun."I really ...

Yelich, Brewers head to Coors Field up 2-0 on Rox in NLDS

Baseball 10/06/18, 20:53

Christian Yelich feels like he's not really locked in — no more than usual, anyway."Just taking it day by day," the Milwaukee outfielder said.He and the Brewers are certainly dialed in, though. They have won 10 straight and seized a 2-0 lead against Colorado in the NL Division Series heading ...

Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

Baseball 10/04/18, 21:35

Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series on Thursday.Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits a walk off RBI single during the 10th inning of Game ...

Yelich’s steady demeanor balances big production at plate

Baseball 10/04/18, 03:20

With every home run and big hit, it's getting more difficult for Christian Yelich to go out in Milwaukee without being recognized.It didn't stop the potential National League MVP from making a run to the supermarket for groceries, so his mother could make his favorite dish when she visited recently.Taco ...

Nobody better: Betts, Yelich clear choices for MVP awards

Baseball 10/02/18, 05:34

Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball's biggest individual prizes. It took one extra day to sort out the playoff bracket, but these debates have been underway for weeks.Christian Yelich seems a cinch for NL MVP, but is it Mookie Betts or Boston ...

Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:16

Christian Yelich's easy smile and champagne-soaked T-shirt said it all.A division title is much more fun than a Triple Crown.Yelich collected three more hits as the Milwaukee Brewers won their first NL Central title since 2011, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker game. The silky-smooth slugger ...

Brewers-Cubs set for NL Central tiebreaker

Baseball 09/30/18, 22:16

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers were on top of the NL Central for much of the season's first half. Then Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs moved into the lead of what just might be baseball's best division.Then Yelich powered the Brewers to one more charge.So of course, it's ...

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