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Milwaukee Brewers owner set for English soccer club role

Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio is set to join the board of directors at English soccer club Norwich. The club says it called a shareholder meeting on Sept. 12 with a resolution to appoint Attanasio as a director. He was first linked in May with the club. It has been majority owned for 26 years by television chef Delia Smith and her husband. The second-tier club played in the Premier League in three of the past seven seasons but was relegated each time.

McCutchen has 19th career multi-HR game in Brewers' 5-3 win

Andrew McCutchen homered twice, Hunter Renfroe also went deep and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to split the four-game series. McCutchen's home runs were a solo shot in the first inning and a two-run shot in the third. Renfroe went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer in the fifth, a single in the third and a double in the eighth. Milwaukee’s Corbin Burnes held the Dodgers scoreless for the first five innings before running into trouble in the sixth. Devin Williams got the save. Dodgers starter Andrew Heaney got the loss.

Dodgers TV reporter injured sliding down Bernie's slide

Dodgers television and radio reporter David Vassegh said he broke two bones in his right wrist and cracked six ribs when he tumbled and crashed into the padding at the end of his slide down “Bernie’s Chalet." He was injured going down the same slide Milwaukee mascot Bernie Brewer uses to celebrate home runs by the home team. Vassegh says he went down the slide twice Wednesday. The first time, he was filmed at the top of the slide, and everything went fine. The second time, he was filmed at the bottom, and that's when his right arm crashed into the padding.

Tony Gonsolin wins 15th as Dodgers nip Brewers 2-1

Tony Gonsolin pitched seven scoreless innings for his 15th victory, Austin Barnes and Max Muncy homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1. Gonsolsin (15-1) matched the Astros’ Justin Verlander for the major league lead in wins. Craig Kimbrel, who blew a save in the Brewers’ 5-4 win in 11 innings on Tuesday night, allowed two baserunners in the ninth but escaped for his 21st save. Milwaukee fell three games behind first-place St. Louis in the NL Central. Eric Lauer pitched seven solid innings for the Brewers, allowing four hits in seven innings, including the two homers.

Caratini's 2-run single in 11th rallies Brewers over Dodgers

Victor Caratini hit a two-run single off Dodgers closer Craig Kimbrel in the 11th inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers over Los Angeles 5-4. A sensational catch by Dodgers center fielder Chris Taylor in the 10th kept the game tied. Taylor homered in the seventh to make it 3-all. Batting with the bases loaded and one out against Kimbrel, Caratini blooped a hit to right field that scored automatic runner Andrew McCutchen and Hunter Renfroe, who had reached on a bunt single. The Brewers won despite getting just five hits off seven pitchers. The teams have split the first two games of a four-game set. The Dodgers have lost two of three since a 12-game winning streak.

Urías, Dodgers blank Brewers 4-0, continue 2nd-half surge

Freddie Freeman and Gavin Lux homered to back Julio Urías’ five solid innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0. A day after their 12-game winning streak ended with a 4-0 loss at Kansas City, the major league-best Dodgers got back on track. Los Angeles is 20-4 since the All-Star break. Freeman hit a solo shot in the first inning off Freddy Peralta and Lux added a two-run blast against Hoby Milner in the sixth. Urías improved to 10-0 with a 1.99 ERA over his last 11 starts.

World Series to start on a Friday, could see latest end ever

The World Series is scheduled to start on a Friday for the first time since 1915 and could end on Nov. 5, its latest ever. That's because of the lockout that delayed opening day. Major League Baseball said Monday its expanded postseason will begin with all four games in the new wild-card series on Oct. 7. The other games are Oct. 8 and 9, if necessary. Each best-of-five Division Series starts Oct. 11. The best-of-seven Championship Series starts Oct. 18 in the NL and Oct. 19 in the AL. The World Series begins Oct. 28, matching its latest start, in 2009. The latest a Series game has been played is Nov. 4, in 2001 and again in 2009.

Pujols homers twice to help Cardinals knock off Brewers 6-3

Albert Pujols homered twice and Miles Mikolas tossed eight effective innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3. Dylan Carlson and Tyler O’Neill also connected for St. Louis, which pushed its NL Central lead over second-place Milwaukee to 1 1/2 games. Carlson broke a 2-all tie with his eighth homer of the season, a drive to left against Taylor Rogers in the eighth. Hunter Renfroe and Rowdy Tellez homered for Milwaukee, which beat St. Louis 3-2 in 10 innings on Saturday night.

Wainwright goes 9 for Cards, but Brewers win it in 10th, 3-2

Hunter Renfroe tripled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals wasted a magnificent start by Adam Wainwright, falling 3-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee moved within a half-game of NL Central-leading St. Louis, ending the Cardinals’ nine-game home winning streak. Wainwright took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and ended up finishing nine, allowing one run on three hits with eight strikeouts in his 109-pitch outing. Corbin Burnes was nearly as good for the Brewers, allowing one run on four hits in seven innings. Devin Williams retired the side in order in the ninth for the win.

Tellez hits tying HR, Adames beats former team as Brewers top Rays in extras

Rowdy Tellez hit a tying homer in the ninth inning and made a key defensive play in the 10th, setting up Willy Adames’ game-ending RBI single that gave the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Adames had struck out in his previous three at-bats. His grounder in the 10th off Ryan Thompson got past diving shortstop Taylor Walls and scored automatic runner Tyrone Taylor from second base. The Brewers swept the two-game series against the Rays. In the top of the 10th, first baseman Tellez fielded Walls’ grounder and threw to third to cut down automatic runner Francisco Mejía. Tellez hit his 23rd homer leading off the ninth.

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

Andrew McCutchen and Kolten Wong each drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers broke out of their slump to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3. The Brewers won for the second time in eight games. They’re 2-5 and have fallen out of first place in the NL Central since trading four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader to the San Diego Padres last week. Milwaukee's Freddy Peralta allowed two runs over five innings in his second start since coming off the injured list. Matt Bush retired the side in order in the ninth for his second save.

Brewers tumble out of 1st in division after trading Hader

Virtually nothing has gone right for the Milwaukee Brewers in thee week since they traded four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader. The Brewers owned a three-game lead in the NL Central when they sent Hader to the San Diego Padres. They’re 1-5 since and trail the streaking St. Louis Cardinals by two games. If the season ended Monday, the Brewers would miss the playoffs for the first time since 2017. Manager Craig Counsell and outfielder Hunter Renfroe believe the team can overcome the current struggle, especially in the bullpen.

Lauer works 7, Tellez and Taylor homer as Brewers top Reds

Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings, Rowdy Tellez and Tyrone Taylor homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook out of their post-trade deadline funk with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. NL Central-leading Milwaukee had lost three straight since dealing All-Star closer Josh Hader to the Padres on Monday. Tellez hit a two-run shot in the first inning off Robert Dugger, and Taylor followed with a three-run blast in the third. Lauer worked out of trouble early for Milwaukee. Devin Williams entered with two on in the ninth and struck out two for his seventh save.

Pirates rally by scuffling Brewers once again in 5-4 victory

Bryan Reynolds raced home on a wild pitch with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 to complete a three-game sweep. Reynolds tied it earlier in the inning when he hit a ground-rule double down the right-field line off Matt Bush (2-2). Reynolds moved to third on a fly to right field by Ke’Bryan Hayes and raced home when a pitch from Bush slipped by Brewers catcher Victor Caratini to give the Pirates their third comeback win over first-place Milwaukee in as many days.

Reynolds' leadoff HR in 9th powers Pirates past Brewers 8-7

Bryan Reynolds hit a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers. Facing a 2-0 count, Reynolds sent a fastball from Devin Williams (2-1) 425 feet to right-center field for a lead-off blast. Reynolds’ 16th homer of the season and first walk-off in the majors ended a drought of 15 games since he hit three against the Washington Nationals on June 26.. Wil Crowe (4-6) struck out one without allowing a hit in the final 1 1/3 innings for Pittsburgh. Willy Adames had four RBIs for the Brewers, his final two coming on a two-out single in the eighth that cut into a three-run deficit. Rowdy Tellez then sent an RBI single down the right-field line, tying it at 7.

Brewers part ways with Dinelson Lamet, Pedro Severino

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Dinelson Lamet's time with the Brewers ended before it could even begin. The right-handed pitcher who was part of the trade that sent star Josh Hader to San Diego was designated for assignment Wednesday, the team announced.…

Cruz HR keys outburst as Pirates beat Brewers 5-3, end skid

Rookie Oneil Cruz hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run sixth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers, snapping a seven-game skid. Cruz hit a blast to dead center field off reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes, pulling the Pirates into a 3-all tie. Pittsburgh then added two runs to win for the first time since July 23. The Brewers had their four-game winning streak snapped, one day after trading All-Star closer Josh Hader to San Diego. Milwaukee had also won seven of eight.

Brewers continue retooling bullpen by adding Rosenthal

The Milwaukee Brewers continued to reshape their bullpen following the departure of four-time All-Star closer Josh Hader by acquiring injured reliever Trevor Rosenthal from the San Francisco Giants just before Tuesday’s trade deadline. Milwaukee sent minor league outfielder Tristan Peters to the Giants. The Brewers announced the trade before starting a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Rosenthal hasn’t pitched since 2020 due to a variety of injuries but is hoping to make it back later this season. When Rosenthal signed a $4.5 million, one-year deal with San Francisco on July 21, Giants manager Gabe Kapler said the right-hander was several weeks away from being ready.

Jonathan Lucroy retiring as Brewers plan to honor him

Former All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy says he is retiring, more than a year after playing his last major league game. The Milwaukee Brewers say Lucroy will be inducted into the team’s wall of honor on Saturday. Lucroy played for the Brewers from 2010-16 and was an All-Star in 2014 and 2016. Lucroy, 36, hasn’t played in the majors since appearing in seven games last season for Washington and Atlanta. His final game was for the Braves at Miami on July 10 last year. He became a free agent on July 22 when he refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Gwinnett.

NL Central-leading Brewers acquire reliever Bush from Texas

The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers acquired hard-throwing reliever Matt Bush from the Texas Rangers for infielder Mark Mathias and a top pitching prospect. Bush is 2-1 with a 2.95 ERA and one save in 40 games this season. He hasn’t allowed an earned run over his last 12 appearances. The 36-year-old Bush has spent all five of his big league seasons with the Rangers. He was the first overall draft pick as a shortstop by San Diego in 2004. In 180 big league games as a pitcher, he is 12-7 with a 3.34 ERA and 188 strikeouts in 177 2/3 innings. Texas got Mathias and left-handed pitcher Antoine Kelly, a second-round draft pick in 2019.

Brewers trade Josh Hader to San Diego Padres for four players

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly made a big move ahead of Tuesday's MLB trade deadline, trading All-Star Josh Hader to the San Diego Padres. ESPN's Jeff Passan and The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal are among those reporting the agreement…

Ex-Red Sox OF Renfroe hits 2-run HR, Brewers top Boston 9-4

Hunter Renfroe belted a two-run homer over the Green Monster, Eric Lauer pitched five innings of one-run ball for his first victory in over a month and the Milwaukee Brewers beat fading Boston 9-4, sending the Red Sox to their 13th loss in 16 games. Omar Narváez and Tyrone Taylor each added a solo shot, and Rowdy Tellez had three hits and drove in a run for the NL Central-leading Brewers, who are 7-1 since the All-Star break. Milwaukee, playing in Boston for the first time since 2014, will try for a sweep of the three-game series Sunday.

Yelich, Woodruff lead Brewers to 4-1 win over Red Sox

Christian Yelich drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh inning, Brandon Woodruff struck out nine and the Milwaukee Brewers returned to Boston for the first time in eight years and beat the Red Sox 4-1. Andrew McCutchen had a run-scoring fielder’s choice and Tyrone Taylor added a sacrifice fly in the ninth. The Brewers improved to 6-1 since the All-Star break and won in their first game at Fenway Park since April 2014. Woodruff (9-3) went 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run and four hits and two walks. Josh Hader struck out three in the ninth to pick up his 29th save.  Brayan Bello (0-3) took the loss in an extended relief outing.