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Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. Hernandez, the first Venezuela pitcher to start for the All-Stars, is 11-2 with a 2.12 ERA. He is just the second Seattle pitcher to start […]

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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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