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Gorman hits 2 HRs, Cards beat Brewers 6-2 to tie for 1st

Nolan Gorman went 4 for 4 with two solo homers and four RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 to regain a share of the NL Central lead. The Cardinals and Brewers are both 39-31 after splitting the first two matchups of this four-game series. Gorman broke a 2-all tie and put the Cardinals ahead for good with a homer to center field off Chi Chi González in the fourth inning. The rookie extended the lead to 4-2 with a drive over the right-field wall against Miguel Sánchez in the seventh.

Burnes, Brewers blank Cards 2-0, move alone atop NL Central

Corbin Burnes pitched seven dominant innings, Tyrone Taylor hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers regained sole possession of first place in the NL Central with a 2-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers have followed up an eight-game skid by winning six of their last eight. Burnes struck out 10 and allowed just two hits and two walks to outduel Miles Mikolas. Burnes has struck out 21 and thrown 14 scoreless innings in two starts against the Cardinals this season.

Caratini, Renfroe HR, Brewers sweep Reds

Victor Caratini and Hunter Renfroe hit two-run homers as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 for their fourth straight win. The Brewers swept the three-game series and have won seven of their last nine. Milwaukee took a 4-3 lead into the seventh inning before Renfroe hit his 13th home run, a drive into the upper deck in left field off reliever Joel Kuhnel. The Reds loaded the bases with two outs in the seventh off reliever Trevor Kelley. Left-hander Hoby Milner was brought in to face lefty-hitting Joey Votto, who struck out on four pitches.

Adames, Renfroe power Brewers to 7-3 win over Reds

Willy Adames and Hunter Renfroe both homered for the second straight day, rookie Jason Alexander earn his first career win and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-3. Jace Peterson drove in two runs with a sixth-inning double on a chopper over the head of leaping first baseman Mike Moustakas, and Milwaukee won a second straight game for the first time this month. The roller-coaster Reds have lost three straight after a three-game winning streak, which followed a four-game slide. Alexander allowed one unearned run through five innings of his fourth start before giving up four hits and two runs in the sixth.

Hiura's tiebreaking HR in 7th lifts Brewers over Reds 5-4

Keston Hiura hit a tiebreaking home run off Ross Detwiler in the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in a battle of long balls for their third win 13 games. Hunter Renfroe’s three-run homer in the fourth and Willy Adames’ solo shot in the fifth built a 4-0 lead against Hunter Greene on a night every run scored on a homer. Albert Almiora Jr., Brandon Drury and Tommy Pham homered to tie the score 4-4.

Packers release QB Kurt Benkert

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Quarterback Kurt Benkert's time with the Green Bay Packers has come to an end. The team announced Friday it had released Benkert from its roster. The Green and Gold signed Benkert in May 2021 as starter…

Wisconsin volleyball releases Big Ten schedule

MADISON, Wis. -- The reigning national champions now know their path back to the NCAA Tournament. It's here. https://t.co/jcxpcs9dgw — Wisconsin Volleyball (@BadgerVB) June 14, 2022 Wisconsin released it's Big Ten…