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Brewers Lose Again At Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Milwaukee Brewers are now 1-4 at Pittsburgh this year, after losing to the Pirates 4-3 on Tuesday night. Travis Shaw hit a three run homer to right that landed in the Allegheny River, and he and manager Craig Counsell were both ejected in the eighth inning after a called third strike on More >

Brewers’ Injury Update, Roster Moves

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Brewers’ catcher Stephen Vogt will be out for at least one month, after he sprained the MCL ligament in his left knee in a collision at the plate Monday night at Pittsburgh. Vogt was put on the ten day disabled list as starter Junior Guerra returned from the DL after a knee More >

Tom Collins, Part Of Brewers’ First Radio Team, Dies

(Wisconsin Rapids, WI)  —  Tom Collins, part of the Brewers’ first radio broadcast team in 1970, has died. The 95-year-old Collins died from congestive heart failure last Thursday in Wisconsin Rapids, and his family announced it Tuesday. He started in radio in the 1950s as a polka and country music announcer on WNAM in Neenah. More >

South Division Wins Northwoods All Star Game

(Wausau, WI) — The South Division beat the North 6-2 in the Northwoods League All Star Game on Tuesday night in Wausau. The South scored four times in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, as Cole Daily of the Madison Mallards drove in the decisive run with a single. Stevie Mangrum of the More >

Three Tied At State Amateur Golf Tourney

(Oconomowoc, WI)  —  There’s a three way tie for the lead at the halfway point of the State Amateur golf tournament in Oconomowoc. Jacob Michel of Lodi, Phillip Johnson of Colgate, and Eddie Wajda of Brookfield are all three below par at 137 after 36 holes. Michel and Wajda both shot 68s in their second More >

Other Sports: Men’s College Basketball, Auto Racing

(Undated)  —  The Wisconsin men’s basketball team will take on Baylor in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Classic on November 20th in Kansas City. The pairings were announced Tuesday, and UCLA will face Creighton in the other semi as part of a week of festivities in which former Badgers’ coach Bo Ryan will More >

Brewers Lose Second Straight, Catcher Vogt Injured

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have lost two straight for the first time since June 28th, falling at Pittsburgh 4-2 Monday night. The Crew also lost catcher Stephen Vogt after a plate collision in which pitcher Chad Kuhl was thrown out trying to score in the fifth inning. Vogt was on the ground for More >

Brewers’ Sogard Could Be Close To Rehab Stint

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Brewers’ second baseman Eric Sogard is close to starting a minor league rehab assignment, as he recovers from a sprained left ankle he suffered earlier this month. Sogard received a cortisone shot last Friday, and he had batting and running drills Monday with no pain. Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell said Sogard will More >

Beloit’s Erwin Named Midwest League Pitcher Of The Week

(Undated)  —  Zack Erwin of the Beloit Snappers has been named the pitcher of the week in the lower Class A Midwest League. Erwin, a left hander, struck out 15 in two starts last week. He retired his final eleven batters on Sunday as he went eleven innings without giving up a run, surrendering six More >

WIAA Summer Baseball: Returning Champ Menomonee Falls Eliminated

(Undated)  —  There will be a new state champion at the WIAA high school summer baseball finals. Two time defending champ Menomonee Falls lost to top seeded West Bend West 7-3 in Monday evening’s sectional finals. West Bend West will play Franklin in Friday’s state semifinals at Kapco Park in Mequon, after the Number two More >