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July 15, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The Brewers made a move on struggling righty Corbin Burnes - but not the one expected. They placed him on the 10 day Injured List with right shoulder irritation, which Corbin said was in his AC joint. In a corresponding move, the team called up pitcher Burch Smith to take his spot in the bullpen...
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July 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
It's no secret the Brewers bullpen hasn't been as good as it was last year, but the front office is looking to change that. The Brewers have been heavily linked to lefty reliever and former Brewer Will Smith, who the Crew traded to the Giants three years ago for pitcher Phil Bickford and catcher...
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July 14, 2019 - 4:56 pm
MILWAUKEE - For the third time in this series, the Brewers bullpen didn't get their job done, causing the Brewers to drop this game and series to the Giants 8-3. Jhoulys Chacin went five solid innings, only allowing one earned run, but got pulled after just 84 pitches. Corbin Burnes did not record...
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July 10, 2019 - 12:39 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley came back, took a well-deserved bow and delivered like always. Shane Bieber pitched a perfect inning and took home an MVP trophy and a shiny new pickup truck. Carlos Carrasco stood up to cancer. On an idyllic night for baseball, Cleveland connections shined...
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A baseball is pictured as the American League warms-up for the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. Faced with a record onslaught of home runs and pitchers convinced baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in the manufacturing process. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 09, 2019 - 8:13 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with a record onslaught of home runs that has convinced many pitchers that baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in the manufacturing process. A May 2018 report to Major League Baseball by professors specializing in...
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Tim Allen
July 09, 2019 - 1:20 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — For a day, Will Smith was in for quite a treat — teammates with Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman and Christian Yelich. Soon, the San Francisco reliever could be playing with one of them for real. Smith went into the All-Star Game on Tuesday night well aware his days with the last-...
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July 08, 2019 - 4:29 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sitting next to Justin Verlander, American League manager Alex Cora cheekily declared "we've got the opener" as he described his pitching plans. Touché! Houston's ace has been among the players most critical of some teams' practice of using relief pitchers as ersatz starters for an...
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© Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
July 07, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The Brewers ended the first half of their 2019 season on a loss Sunday afternoon, falling 6-5 to the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Jesus Aguilar homered twice for Milwaukee and Keston Hiura added a home run of his own, but their efforts were in vain as Pittsburgh held on to win the series after a rain...
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Mike Clemens
July 07, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Pittsburgh, PA - Christian Yelich has decided to not participate in Monday's Home Run Derby at the All Star Game in Cleveland. The Brewers slugger says it is due to soreness in his back. Yelich was out of the line-up for Sunday's Brewers game vs. the Pirates: READ MORE
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July 03, 2019 - 2:59 pm
MILWAUKEE -- Hernán Pérez, designated for assignment by the Brewers on June 27, has cleared waivers. He has now been outright assigned to Triple-A San Antonio, the team announced. INF/OF Hernán Pérez cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A San Antonio. pic.twitter.com/YDPvxI4eWE —...
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