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Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

DETROIT (AP) – James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central. Shields (14-7) gave up a single to Ian Kinsler leading off the first. Then he picked off Kinsler More >

Garcia single lifts White Sox over Athletics 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) – Avisail Garcia drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Athletics were in line for the win after Jeff Samardzija threw seven scoreless innings, and Adam Dunn singled in a run against his former More >

Clark, Peralta lift Brewers past Marlins, 4-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Rookie Matt Clark hit his first career home run, Wily Peralta pitched into the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Wednesday night. Peralta gave up one earned run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings to help Milwaukee snap a four-game losing streak and win for just the More >

Packers offense looks to get over slow start

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Running back Eddie Lacy appears to be progressing well from a concussion suffered in the Green Bay Packers’ season-opening loss to Seattle. Lacy sat out practice Wednesday. But coach Mike McCarthy says Lacy is proceeding very quickly through the concussion protocol. McCarthy says Lacy has had good workouts. Having Lacy would help More >

Hall of Famer Bart Starr recovering from stroke

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke. Starr’s family said Wednesday in a statement released by the Green Bay Packers that Starr had the stroke last week. The statement said the 80-year-old Starr is “very functional” and making progress every day, and that doctors are confident More >

All fans screened at Miller Park

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Metal detectors will be stationed at all Miller Park entrances for select Milwaukee Brewers games. It’s the first time the Brewers will be screening all fans. The detectors are in place for the games Thursday against the Miami Marlins and Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds. The Brewers are encouraging fans to arrive More >

Nick Stormoen Talks Adams Friendship Green Devil Football 2014

Adams-Friendship football coach Nick Stormoen talks about the season with Troy Matz

Ryan Braun Still Hurting In The Brewers Lineup

Ryan Braun’s right hand is getting worse.  Brewers’ manager Ron Roenicke said yesterday that the lingering sore right thumb has bothered him more for at least a week — and the pain has expanded into his right hand, making it hard to grip his bat.  Roenicke says it’s also been a mental issue for Braun, More >

Brewers Announce Minor League Award Winners For 2014

The Brewers have named Clint Coulter as their minor league player-of-the-year, and right-hander Jimmy Nelson as the top minor-league pitcher.  Before being called up for good in July, Nelson went 10-and-2 for Triple-”A” Nashville with a one-point-four-six E-R-A, and 114 strikeouts in 111 innings.  Nelson was Milwaukee’s second-round draft pick in 2010, out of the University More >

Brewers Face A Hot Pitcher Tonight

Things could go from bad-to-worse for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight, if Jarred Cosart keeps pitching like he has.  The Miami right-hander is 4-and-1 with a one-point-nine-nine E-R-A since he was traded from Houston on July 31st.  The Crew has lost the first two games of its current four-game home set with Miami. If the Marlins More >