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Security personnel at Guaranteed Rate Field are viewed through the newly extended protective netting along left field before a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago White Sox, Monday, July 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 22, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting Monday night against the Miami Marlins. The extra netting at Guaranteed Rate Field was in place for Chicago's first home game since the All-Star...
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July 22, 2019 - 3:07 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The hits keep coming for Brewers rookie second baseman Keston Hiura, on the field and in the headlines: The man kept on hitting all week long. #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/8cT07rW1Wd — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 22, 2019 The extraordinarily hot week was one of several for the...
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July 20, 2019 - 12:48 am
PHOENIX - With a heat index up well over 100 degrees in Arizona, Jhoulys Chacin couldn't stand the heat, giving up seven runs (six earned) in only 2 1/3 innings, as the Brewers fall to the Diamondbacks 10-7. The Brewers offense put up a solid seven runs in the game, including home runs from Lorenzo...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHOENIX -- The Brewers are riding a little hot streak right now, winners in three straight contests. They haven't won more than three-straight in over a month -- something Jhoulys Chacin will look to change when he starts Game 2 against the Diamondbacks, tonight. A win in Game 2 would also secure...
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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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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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