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  • Padres 3, Brewers 2 (10)

    (Updated: UPDATES Padres position in wild card in Para 2 INSERTS first name of Despaigne in Para 4 DELETES first name of Despaigne in Game Notebook) Padres 3, Brewers 2 (10): Rene Rivera tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning and...
  • Brewers falter down the stretch, lose to Padres

    SAN DIEGO The Milwaukee Brewers' first extra-inning game in more than two months wound up being one to forget. San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera homered off Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth to send the game into extras. He then drove in the winning...
  • Battered McCutchen refuses to be passive for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Injured players being termed as "day-to-day" became a cliche long ago, but it is truly the case with Andrew McCutchen. The Pirates center fielder returned to the...
  • Locke, Davis lead Pirates over Cardinals

    Locke, Davis lead Pirates over Cardinals PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Locke said the formula for shutting down the St. Louis Cardinals was simple. "Make them hit the ball on the ground," the Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander said. "It's that way with any team. The...
  • Preview: Brewers at Padres

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Brewers at Padres The Milwaukee Brewers hope to rebound from a poor offensive effort as they visit the San Diego Padres in the rubber match of their three-game series Wednesday. After using a 16-hit attack to post a 10-1...
  • Preview: Cardinals at Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates host the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday afternoon in the rubber match of a three-game series, but will likely do so without center fielder Andrew McCutchen. The reigning National League MVP appeared to re-aggravate a rib injury...
  • Secret's out as Padres' Ross dominates Brewers

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Secret's out as Padres' Ross dominates Brewers SAN DIEGO -- Tyson Ross is no longer a secret. "We talk," Padres manager Bud Black said Tuesday night about baseball people. "Other managers are...
  • Padres, Ross top Brewers, 4-1

    SAN DIEGO One night after turning Petco Park into a hitter-friendly venue, the Milwaukee Brewers experienced the flip side. Facing big right-hander Tyson Ross, the San Diego Padres' young ace, the Brewers' bats were no match. They fell behind in the...
  • Preview: Pirates at Brewers

    Pedro Alvarez rediscovered his power stroke in the second game of the series and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates hope it continues as they go for a sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers in Sunday's finale of the three-game set. Alvarez hit two homers and drove...
  • Preview: Cardinals at Phillies

    A pair of recent acquisitions square off Sunday afternoon, when the St. Louis Cardinals conclude their three-game road series against the Philadelphia Phillies. Justin Masterson, picked up in a trade with Cleveland last month, takes the mound for the...
  • Brewers trounce Padres, 10-1

    SAN DIEGO The opening game of the Milwaukee Brewers' final West Coast road swing was a rousing success. Kyle Lohse returned to the rotation after a one-start hiatus to pitch six solid innings and the Brewers' offense teed off to the tune of 16 hits and...