Hader 37th straight scoreless appearance, Brews beat Cards
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS — (AP) — Josh Hader escaped a ninth-inning jam in his 37th straight scoreless appearance and the Milwaukee Brewers held off the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday night for their third straight win. Hader, activated from the family medical emergency list earlier in the day, earned his 16th save in 16 tries this season. It’s the longest streak for St. Louis since Matt Carpenter reached in 35 straight in 2018. He gave up three hits over five innings to get the win in a 5-1 win April 14 in Milwaukee. Cardinals: RHP Dakota Hudson (3-2, 3.60) seeks his second win in his fifth start of May, during which he’s only made it out of the fifth inning once.wftv.com
Lauer, Brewers beat Nationals 7-0 despite triple play
Eric Lauer feared his bid to keep the Washington Nationals scoreless was in jeopardy as soon as Lane Thomas hit the ball. Good defense and equally good fortune kept the shutout intact and extended the Nationals’ frustrations. The Brewers were clinging to a 2-0 lead in the seventh inning Friday night when Thomas ripped a shot to deep center field for a triple but was thrown out at home trying to score on the play. Milwaukee broke the game open an inning later and rolled to a 7-0 victory.news.yahoo.com
LEADING OFF: Brewers starting to bash, Scherzer's roll
Reds Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers' Willy Adames celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Milwaukee. Left-hander Eric Lauer (2-0, 1.93 ERA) will face the World Series champions in their series opener — a rematch of an NL Division Series last year. Scherzer's streak began last July 18 with Washington and includes his entire stint with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Seattle manager Scott Servais said the team thinks Brash can best contribute in relief this year. Brash, who turns 24 next week, was 1-3 with a 7.65 ERA in five starts.wftv.com
Lauer takes no-no into 6th; Brewers hit 5 HRs in 11-1 rout
Eric Lauer no-hit Cleveland into the sixth inning a day after Milwaukee threw a history-making no-no, his teammates belted five homers and the Brewers beat the Indians 11-1 on Sunday. Just hours after Corbin Burnes and Josh Hader combined on the record ninth no-hitter in the majors this season — and Cleveland's record third time being no-hit this year — Lauer threatened to make it two in a row. “After the one last night, I said something to one of my buddies," Lauer recalled.news.yahoo.com
Lauer shines as Brewers roll to 10-0 blowout of Phillies
Eric Lauer is pitching better as the season gets later. Lauer allowed four hits in seven innings to continue his sizzling September and lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. “I thought he was excellent,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.news.yahoo.com
Giants beat Brewers 5-1, move into 1st-place tie
Brewers Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford, left, celebrates with Thairo Estrada after the Giants defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO — (AP) — Thairo Estrada hit a three-run homer during San Francisco's four-run eighth inning, and the Giants beat the Brewers 5-1 on Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep. A day after falling out of first place for the first time since May 30, the Giants (85-49) moved into a tie atop the NL West with the idle Los Angeles Dodgers. San Francisco had dropped four in a row. Darin Ruf put the Giants ahead to stay with a two-out RBI double off Devin Williams in the eighth.wftv.com
Brewers knock Giants from top spot in NL, win fourth in row
Jace Peterson hit a go-ahead single in the seventh, Lorenzo Cain homered for a second straight game and the Milwaukee Brewers knocked the San Francisco Giants out of the top spot in the National League for the first time in more than three months.
LEADING OFF: Rizzo on a roll, Phils drive for 5, Rendon done
Orioles Yankees Baseball New York Yankees' Anthony Rizzo watches the ball after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in New York. 1 at anything for a Yankee is very special, is very humbling because of the history here and all the success here,” Rizzo said. Seattle trails Oakland by three games for the second AL wild card, while the Yankees are two behind the A's. GETTING HEALTHYNL batting leader Nick Castellanos is nearing a return to the Reds lineup after being out since July 22 with an injured right wrist. The Reds open a four-game series in Cincinnati against Pittsburgh.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Brews minus pitchers Axford, Lauer; Rendon out
Pirates Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers' John Axford enters a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Milwaukee. REN-DONEAngels third baseman Anthony Rendon will have season-ending surgery on his right hip, ending an injury-plagued year. Rendon was limited to 58 games and had been out since July 6 with a strained left hamstring. GETTING CLOSENL batting leader Nick Castellanos is nearing a return to the Reds lineup after being out since July 22 with an injured right wrist. BACK IN TOWNFormer big league home run champion Khris Davis has rejoined the Athletics, signing a minor league contract.wftv.com
Brews' Axford out for year after 1 game; Lauer on COVID list
Pirates Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers' John Axford pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) (Jeffrey Phelps)MILWAUKEE — (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ pitching staff has taken a couple more hits with John Axford now out for the season with elbow trouble and Eric Lauer joining the team's growing COVID-19 injured list. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Axford has significant elbow damage and is going over his options after an injury foiled the 38-year-old's comeback attempt. That's when Axford's elbow started giving him problems. ___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/hub/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Darvish takes no-hitter into 7th, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)CHICAGO Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his third straight dominant start, and the major league-leading Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Thursday night. But after a rocky first outing this season, against the Brewers on July 25, Darvish has been in a groove. BREWERS MOVESThe Brewers optioned LHP Eric Lauer to their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin. UP NEXTBrewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 2.53 ERA) faces Cubs RHP Tyler Chatwood (2-1, 5.40) on Friday night.
Twins rout Brewers, 12-2, behind Kenta Maeda
Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario, Byron Buxton and Jake Cave celebrate after a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE Byron Buxton hit two solo home runs and Miguel San added another as the Minnesota Twins jumped to an early lead and routed the Milwaukee Brewers 12-2 on Wednesday night. The victory gave the AL Central-leading Twins a 2-1 series win over the Brewers, who dropped to 2-6 at home. Minnesota starter Kenta Maeda (3-0), in his first season with the Twins after being acquired from the Dodgers in February, retired the first 11 batters he faced. Brewers: In Chicago facing Cubs RHP Yu Darvish (2-1, 2.12 ERA), who has thrown 16 strikeouts in 17 innings.
Masking up: Protective coverings not just for MLB dugouts
Protective face coverings won't be out of sight when Major League Baseball resumes in less than two weeks. New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier has been experimenting with various masks during intrasquad scrimmages. At 68, Washington has seen fellow Braves coach Eric Young Sr. and Mets hitting coach Chili Davis opt out this season. I trust the protocol that MLB has in place and I also trust Ron Washington even more.This is very safe, he said Sunday, adding, Sixty games? More umpires are expected to start working intrasquad games this week.
Earthquake rattles Los Angeles again, shaking Dodger Stadium
LOS ANGELES - The crowd at Dodger Stadium went wild at bottom of the fourth inning. It wasn't the game, the ground started shaking. San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Lauer threw several pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrque Hernndez while a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday night. The shaking was felt more than 250 miles away in Las Vegas, where an NBA Summer League game ended up being postponed. The New Orleans Pelicans and the New York Knicks were playing inside the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas when scoreboards and speakers near the ceiling of the arena shook.