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Christian Yelich homered, tripled and drew a bases-loaded walk as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 on Sunday for their first home victory.
Anthony DeSclafani allowed two singles over six scoreless innings and Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
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Trevor Bauer turned in another stellar outing, and Matt Davidson and Nick Castellanos homered to lead the Cincinnati Reds past the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Friday night.
Christian Yelich hit his first career inside-the-park homer and walked four times, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Thursday night.
Adrian Houser dominated over seven innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the White Sox 1-0 Wednesday night to snap Chicago's six-game win streak.
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Jose Abreu hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning, Leury Garcia scored on a wild pitch in the eighth and Yoan Moncada added a solo shot in the ninth to lift the Chicago White Sox over Milwaukee 6-4 in the Brewers' belated home opener Monday...
Brewers manager Craig Counsell says bench coach Pat Murphy has been released from a Milwaukee hospital after suffering a heart attack during a team workout Saturday.
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Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a team workout Saturday at Miller Park, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week.
Ryan Braun has an infected index finger and was placed on the 10-day injured list on Sunday.
Jeff Passan ESPN
No surprise, but both ends of the scheduled Cardinals-Brewers doubleheader Sunday have officially been postponed, sources tell ESPN.
Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain, a two-time All-Star who is a married father of three young sons, has decided not to play the remainder of the 60-game schedule after "careful consideration" with his family.
William Weinbaum ESPN
"You have to be very concerned," Emory Univ. Oxford Coll. epidemiologist Zachary Binney said Fri. about MLB's viability. "This is now two instances of the virus sneaking into a team from the community and causing multiple cases. If the Cardinals suffer an outbreak that looks like Miami's you'd have to consider suspending the season as you'd expect issues like this to crop up again and again and again." He said more info's needed, but protocols aren't working.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Emory Univ. Oxford Coll. epidemiologist Zachary Binney said Fri. he thinks MLB should put the Cards in a probationary quarantine for 5 days while seeing if the disease has spread through the team, noting the rapid spread among the Marlins. "One day would not be a sufficient stoppage…if the Cardinals followed a similar pattern, even if there were no positive tests from today's round, you could be putting them out there with an ongoing outbreak on Saturday."
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
ICYMI: MLB announced that today's game between the Brewers and the Cardinals has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, August 2nd. The rescheduling is due to a result of two positive COVID-19 tests in the Cardinals' organization.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Asked by ESPN Fri. for his reaction to the latest positive MLB COVID-19 tests & game postponements, Will Humble, Arizona's former state health director, said, "To be honest, it tells me that the system is working. Testing identified a risk and leadership is managing that risk with a reasonable intervention." Now exec. dir. of the Ariz. Pub. Health Assn., Humble added, "it's too early to throw in the towel" on the season.
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