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Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999. With a serious, determined look on his face […]

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3 workers died during stadium construction in 1999

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – In a plaza outside the Milwaukee Brewers’ ballpark stands a 12-foot statue. Not one that honors a baseball hero, but one that is dedicated to the workers who built Miller Park, including the three who lost their lives when a huge crane collapsed during construction on this day 15 years ago. Jeffrey […]

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Herrera, Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals

Herrera, Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday. The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central at […]

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Packers post record revenue again in 2014

Packers post record revenue again in 2014

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves. The NFL’s only publicly owned team said Thursday that revenue rose 5 percent from 2013 to $324 million. Team president Mark Murphy credited the boost to another winning season that culminated with a […]

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Slumping Brewers turn to prospect Nelson

Slumping Brewers turn to prospect Nelson

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The slumping Milwaukee Brewers will recall top pitching prospect Jimmy Nelson from Triple-A Nashville to start Saturday in an important series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Nelson is 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA in the minors with 114 strikeouts and 32 walks in 111 innings. He started once in the majors this […]

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Packers dedicate new Harlan Plaza

Packers dedicate new Harlan Plaza

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Bob Harlan has been honored with the re-dedication of a new plaza in his name. The newly redesigned Robert E. Harlan Plaza, in front of Lambeau Field, honors the former Packers president and CEO. Harlan’s 37-year career with the organization included a .500 or […]

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Bucks sign 1st-round pick F Jabari Parker

Bucks sign 1st-round pick F Jabari Parker

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Bucks have signed first-round draft pick Jabari Parker to his rookie contract. General manager John Hammond announced the signing Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Parker is guaranteed a minimum of about $8.5 million in the first two years before Milwaukee has team options on his third and […]

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Hernandez cruises, Phillies beat Brewers 4-1

Hernandez cruises, Phillies beat Brewers 4-1

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley homered to support Roberto Hernandez’s solid start, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their third straight win over the NL Central leaders. Hernandez needed just 84 pitches in eight innings to dispatch the aggressive Brewers, who have lost four straight […]

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Brown helps Phils rally for 9-7 win over Brewers

Brown helps Phils rally for 9-7 win over Brewers

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Domonic Brown homered and had a two-run single and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a big early deficit to outlast the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 Tuesday night. After surrendering five runs in the first inning, the Phillies rallied for five in the second off Brewers starter Wily Peralta (9-6). Ben Revere drove […]

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Brewers Gomez, Ramirez in NL starting lineup

Brewers Gomez, Ramirez in NL starting lineup

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers are sending four players to the All-Star Game this year – the most since 2007. Centerfielder Carlos Gomez and third baseman Aramis Ramirez have been elected to the National League’s starting lineup in fan voting. Rosters were announced Sunday evening. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and closer Francisco Rodriguez also made […]

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