Chase Anderson pitched six scoreless innings, Trent Grisham hit a bases-loaded triple and the Milwaukee Brewers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 Friday night to strengthen their grip on an NL wild card.
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Lorenzo Cain homered before exiting with a sore ankle, Milwaukee pitchers combined to strike out 16 and the Brewers improved their playoff position by beating the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Thursday.
Dinelson Lamet struck out a career-high 14 and Kirby Yates fanned pinch-hitter Ryan Braun with a runner on second base to close out the San Diego Padres' 2-1 win over the playoff-contending Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
After a record-breaking night in Boston, Buster and Keith Law criticize the state of the game and explain why so many people close to the sport can't stand the product (13:27). Then, the two discuss the season-ending injury to Dellin Betances and who could earn the next $400M contract. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel also talks to Buster about the Brewers and how they've overcome the loss of Christian Yelich (36:27). Plus, this week's "Power 10" (45:06).
Sophia Minnaert joins TBD with Bryan Dee and Eric Nehm to discuss the Brewers' ongoing playoff push and how they've been able to turn things around.
Mike Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night to keep up their playoff push with their 11th win in 12 games.
Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss how the Brewers have responded since the Christian Yelich injury, as well as Cody Bellinger's drop-off and Anthony Rendon's surge in the race for NL MVP (9:48). They also talk about a few of the question marks surrounding the Dodgers. Then, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (32:15).
For some, Dodgers-Yankees would be too big, and Rays-Brewers would be too small. So what potential Fall Classic clashes would be just right?
Corey Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night to keep up a playoff push with their 10th win in 11 games.
Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich says his fractured kneecap is the first "real injury" he's had in his life, adding, "It seems to be one of those things that's not fair at the moment ... I had my pity party that night at the stadium and I felt terrible."
The Cubs, Brewers and Mets are all making a push to snag postseason spots in the Senior Circuit.
Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead grand slam off Junior Fernandez with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 Sunday to keep up their playoff push by winning for the ninth time in 10 games.
Mike Moustakas and Yasmani Grandal homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Saturday night.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to back Adam Wainwright, who pitched six innings of two-hit ball as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on Friday night.
Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the third inning while wearing injured teammate Christian Yelich's No. 22 jersey underneath his own, and the Brewers beat the Marlins 3-2 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.
Christian Yelich won't need surgery for his broken kneecap; he had fouled a ball of it in Tuesday's game against the Marlins.
Mike Moustakas homered twice, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday night in their first game following star outfielder Christian Yelich's season-ending injury.
Buster talks to USA Today's Bob Nightengale about Christian Yelich's season-ending injury and its impact on the NL wild card race and his second consecutive NL MVP (10:55). Then, "Hembo Knows" (27:03) and Joel Sherman of The New York Post discusses his report on the alleged rift between Noah Syndergaard and Wilson Ramos (32:13). Plus, this week's "Power 10" (45:04).
The MVP candidate is out for the season, but does that mean you should count Milwaukee out of the NL wild-card race?