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
Stroman outpitches Burnes, Cubs beat Brewers to avoid sweep
Cubs Brewers Baseball Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, May 1, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) (Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE — (AP) — Marcus Stroman threw two-hit ball for seven innings, outpitching Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes and leading the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Sunday. Patrick Wisdom homered as the Cubs ended a four-game losing streak. The Cubs added a run in the sixth when Alfonso Rivas singled and scored on a double by Seiya Suzuki. RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-1, 5.30) leads the Brewers resume their homestand against RHP Vladimir Gutierrez (0-4, 7.41) and the Cincinnati Reds.wftv.com
Bats finally wake up but Hader falters, Brewers eliminated
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) (Brynn Anderson)ATLANTA — (AP) — At least the Milwaukee Brewers went down swinging. But there weren’t many more highlights in October as the Brewers head into the offseason still seeking their first championship. They haven’t been to the World Series since 1982, despite making the playoffs in each of the last four years. After no action in the sixth and seventh, the drama came down to Hader, a gas-throwing left-hander, facing Freeman, a left-handed-hitting slugger. Hader led NL relievers with 102 strikeouts in 58 2/3 innings and was handed his only blown save on July 7 at the New York Mets.wftv.com
Houser pitches Brews' 1st CG shutout since 2014, beats Cards
Cardinals Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers' Adrian Houser pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash) (Aaron Gash)MILWAUKEE — (AP) — Adrian Houser pitched Milwaukee's first complete-game shutout since 2014, throwing a crisp three-hitter that led the Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Saturday night. The 28-year-old righty struck out seven, walked none and blanked the playoff-contending Cardinals on 100 pitches. “Talking to (catcher Yadier Molina) when we took him out, everything was just in the middle part of the strike zone,” Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said. UP NEXTThe series wraps up Sunday with Brewers RHP Corbin Burnes (9-4, 2.27 ERA) facing off against Cardinals left-hander Jon Lester (5-6, 5.05).wftv.com
Houser pitches 3-hitter for 1st pro shutout, Brews top Cards
Cardinals Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers' Adrian Houser pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash) (Aaron Gash)MILWAUKEE — (AP) — Adrian Houser pitched his first pro shutout, throwing a crisp three-hitter that led the Milwaukee Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Saturday night. Houser (8-6) didn’t allow a runner until Nolan Arenado led off the fifth inning with a single. The 28-year-old righty struck out seven, walked none and blanked the playoff-contending Cardinals on 100 pitches. Luis Urias led off the Milwaukee first with his 19th home run, the only run that Houser and the NL Central leaders needed.wftv.com
Houser pitches Brews' 1st CG shutout since 2014, beats Cards
Adrian Houser pitched Milwaukee's first complete-game shutout since 2014, throwing a crisp three-hitter that led the Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Saturday night. Not since Kyle Lohse blanked Cincinnati on two hits on Sept. 24, 2014, had a Milwaukee pitcher gone the distance without allowing a run. The Brewers had played 1,011 games since then, marking the longest active streak in the majors.news.yahoo.com
Brewers knock Giants from top spot in NL, win fourth in row
APTOPIX Brewers Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, right, prepares to tag out Milwaukee Brewers' Luis Urias at home during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Josh Hader closed out the Brewers' fourth straight victory for his 29th save. LaMonte Wade Jr. doubled with one out in the eighth against Jake Cousins but San Francisco couldn't capitalize. Kris Bryant hit an RBI double in the fifth for San Francisco. An injury forced Anderson out early for a second straight outing after he left his last start because of right hip tightness.wftv.com
Ashby tagged, but Brewers sweep Cubs for 8th straight win
Cubs Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Aaron Ashby throws to the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Milwaukee. The Brewers swept the three-game series and increased their NL Central lead to six games over Chicago. His error at shortstop helped the Cubs break loose at the start against Ashby. Called up from Triple-A to start, the 23-year-old Ashby -- and nephew of two-time All-Star pitcher Andy Ashby -- was in trouble right away. Willson Contreras led off the game with a single and the Cubs loaded the bases with no outs.wftv.com
Brewers shore up infield by adding ex-Cards 2B Kolten Wong
Kolten Wong has joined the Milwaukee Brewers as he changes teams for the first time after spending eight seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers announced Friday, Feb. .5, 2021, that they had signed Wong to a two-year contract with a club option for 2023. Milwaukee is making room for Wong in their infield by shifting Keston Hiura from second base to first base. “That was kind of a big reason for me coming to Milwaukee,” Wong said. Luis Urias has played 31 games at third, though he has more experience at second base and shortstop.
Kershaw Ks 13 as Dodgers eliminate Brewers 3-0
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, left, high-fives Justin Turner after the team's 3-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 2 of a National League wild-card baseball series Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Los Angeles. Kershaw, a three-time NL Cy Young Award winner, showed none of the fallibility that's plagued his postseason career. Only two of the Dodgers' nine hitters didn't strike out during that span; five of the Brewers didn't. As if the Brewers didn't have enough injuries already, catcher Jacob Nottingham got hurt and left the game in the sixth. Dodgers: Open the NL Division Series on Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
Sogard bails out Hader, lifts Brewers with 1st walkoff HR
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Sogard celebrates after hitting a walk off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE Eric Sogard bailed out All-Star closer Josh Hader by hitting his first career walkoff home run, a two-run shot that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Saturday night. Something you probably wont see again out of Hader, kind of a fluke thing," Sogard said. Entering Saturday, the left-handed Hader was 7-for-7 in save opportunities and had not allowed a run or a hit all season. UP NEXTPirates LHP Steven Brault (0-1, 4.80 ERA) faces Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.19 ERA) in game three of the four-game series.
Arcia, Hiura power Brewers over Cubs 6-5
Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader signals with catcher Manny Pina (9) after a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Chicago (AP Photo/Matt Marton)CHICAGO Keston Hiura and Orlando Arcia homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Sunday for their third straight win against the NL Central leaders. The Cubs struck out 53 times during the four-game set. Brewers starter Josh Lindblom also struggled, allowing five runs in five-plus innings. In the fifth, Urias led off with a triple and Arcia followed with a two-run homer to put the Brewers on top 5-3. HOMECOMINGBefore traveling to Minnesota for a three-game series beginning Tuesday night, the Brewers were planning to return home Sunday night.
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.
MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays
The steady stream of players testing positive and opting out is leading to a growing unease that the full season might not be played. Theres a ton of players out there quoted saying this, but it almost feels like youre waiting on bad news, right? Youre waiting for travel restrictions to be shut down across the nation. Youre waiting for a second wave, where things become unplayable and sports take a backseat. MLB said it addressed delays caused by the holiday weekend, doesnt expect them to continue and commended teams for canceling workouts.
The Latest: 2 Brewers test positive; Nats cancel workout
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell says shortstop Luis Urias and pitcher Angel Perdomo tested positive for COVID-19 before the intake process. This marks the second setback for Urias since the Brewers acquired him from San Diego in November. Major League Baseball and the players association announced Friday that 31 players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. Players and staff were tested Friday, and general manager Mike Rizzo says the team still hasnt received its results. The WNBA hopes to start training camp later this week, with the regular season set to begin around July 24.