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Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/21/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/21/11

The Milwaukee Brewers return home from their final road trip of the regular season, sporting a 4-2 record and a season total of 39-42 away from Miller Park. The final score against the Cubs: 7-1, Chicago. That final road record is a huge improvement... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/20/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 9/20/11

That division title is within reach. The Milwaukee Brewers took a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs tonight, dropping their magic number to 3. Shaun Marcum was absolutely awesome tonight, throwing 8 innings and allowing 5 hits on no walks. Randy... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/28/11

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with their second straight series sweep, finishing this afternoon 3-2. Milwaukee came dangerously close to giving this one up, but in the end prevailed as the better team.... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/27/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 8/27/11

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 for their 5th straight win over their neighbors to the south. Yovani Gallardo pounded through 7 innings, giving up 1 unearned run and 6 hits while striking out 10. He kept himself out of trouble... read more »

 

Enjoying the Ride, But Still Tentative About the Brewers

 I consider this to be my 43rd season as a baseball fan. While I recall going to see the Pale Hose play at old County Stadium in Milwaukee in 1968 (who forgets their first Bat Night?), I didn’t really become a fan until the following... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/28/11

How do you possibly make a sweep any better? The Milwaukee Brewers took all 3 games from the rival Chicago Cubs, winning today 4-2 in their first game without All-Star 2nd baseman Rickie Weeks. Longtime baseball fans in Milwaukee always cherish... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/27/11

Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad. The Milwaukee Brewers beat their neighbors to the south, the Chicago Cub,s 2-0 on a day when Rickie Weeks went down with a nasty ankle injury. Prince Fielder lead the scoring charge with a home... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/26/11

There’s nothing like a division win to start off a home series. The Milwaukee Brewers beat the bitter rival Chicago Cubs 3-2 to keep pace in the NL Central race, slightly over 2 months from the end. They began a stretch of 18 games against... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/24/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 7/24/11

The Milwaukee Brewers lost another tough one to the San Francisco Giants, 2-1 this time, and head back to the comforts of Miller Park following a still-successful 5-6 road trip. The Crew and the Giants got into some excellent pitching matchups... read more »

 

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/16/11

Milwaukee Brewers: 250 Words or Less: 6/16/11

Luckily this was an afternoon game. For those of you stuck at work, you missed an ugly affair between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs took the game 12-7 and 3 games of the 4-game series. The two teams exchanged runs back... read more »