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Articles tagged with 'brewers'

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Heat Index: August 2014

Published Aug. 1, 2014

Yes, it's been a pretty cool summer so far in Milwaukee, but that's not what we're talking about when present this month's heat index.

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Price is right: Brewers should go all-in on Rays ace

Published July 30, 2014

The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is about a day away, and (so far) the Milwaukee Brewers haven't been active. But, there are rumors, and one centers around former Cy Young winner David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. If he can be had, the Brewers should go all-in on the ace.

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Thrown into the fire, Nelson looks to keep cool

Published July 29, 2014

Jimmy Nelson got a taste of the major leagues last summer when he was called up by the Milwaukee Brewers in September. This year, the right-hander was called up before the all-star break to provide a spark in the rotation for a first-place team in a division race. Needless the say, the pressure is a little different. Nelson, however, is trying to stay cool.

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Will the Brewers make a deadline splash?

Published July 28, 2014

A 20-7 start to the year showed Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and manager Ron Roenicke how good this current team can be, but with a little under four days away from the non-waiver trade deadline, are they certain how good they will be as the team makes a playoff push?

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Segura back in the game for the Brewers

Published July 24, 2014

It's been nearly two weeks since the world of Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura's world was turned upside down following the death of his infant son. But he missed just two games, and since his return he's looking like the all-star player he was last year.

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Brewers offense shows signs of life

Published July 22, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Monday and recorded three extra base hits, the sixth time in seven games the team has had at least that many. The offense may not be completely back on track, but signs like that might point to a breakout in the near future.

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Division catches up with the Brewers

Published July 21, 2014

For the bulk of the season - 96 of 99 games played heading into tonight's action - the Milwaukee Brewers have enjoyed a share, or solo grip, on first place of the National League Central. The division has caught up however, and this series with Cincinnati could be looked at as the start of a new season altogether.

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5 things to watch for in the Brewers' second half

Published July 18, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers return from the all-star break tonight in Washington, and the push for the playoffs begins with just 66 games remaining in the regular season. Here are five things to watch for as the Brewers try to reach the postseason for the second time in four years.

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Molitor's streak is the focus of TWC Sports feature

Published July 16, 2014

In Milwaukee 27 years ago, there was just one story that was important enough to hold onto the national media's attention. Milwaukee Brewers infielder Paul Molitor put his name in the record books for a 39-game hitting streak.

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Lucroy's star finally rises

Published July 15, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is making his first all-star appearance tonight in Minnesota, but the 28-year-old has been building to this honor the last two years.

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Brewers fans have big responsibilities in pennant race

Published July 15, 2014

Nothing is more exciting than a division race in basball. It can last for weeks. Every single game is crucial. Every play seems crucial. It is the ultimate agony and ecstasy of sports. And there is a profound role for those of us who are fans to play in a pennant race.

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Ramirez, K-Rod appreciate all-star berths

Published July 14, 2014

Aramis Ramirez is in his 17th season in Major League Baseball. Francisco Rodriguez is in his 13th. Neither had appeared in an All-Star Game this decade. They're heading to the midsummer classic this season, and both are appreciating the honor.

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Brewers boast all-star talent across board

Published July 11, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers may have caught many outside the game by surprise with a successful first half of the season, but a closer look at the roster shows how much talent was there from the beginning.