Milwaukee Brewers

Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record book

Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book.

No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded first baseman in his first season back in the majors after three years playing ball in South Korea.

With a two-run shot on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds, Thames upped his major league-leading home run total to 11. He also set a franchise record for April homers.

The Reds must already by sick of Thames, who has eight homers in six games against Cincinnati pitching.

"It is crazy with baseball," the left-handed slugger said after hitting two homers in Milwaukee's 11-7 win Monday. "There are some teams that...