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Liriano Strikes Out 13, Pirates Beat Brewers

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Francisco Liriano strikes out 13 as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 at PNC Park. The veteran left hander did not walk anyone as he gave up all three Brewers’ runs on four hits in six and two thirds’ innings, and Liriano improved to 6-9, while Mark Melancon picked up his More >

Houser Has Tommy John Surgery, Fielder May Have Neck Surgery

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Three Brewers’ pitching prospects are now recovering from Tommy John elbow reconstructive surgery. Right hander Adrian Houser underwent the procedure Thursday, and he’ll be out for another 12 to 18 months after going down June 23rd. Houser went three and seven this year at AA Biloxi with a 5.25 ERA. Left hander Nathan More >

State Summer Baseball Tournament Starts Earlier Due To Heat

(Mequon, WI)  —  Four teams will square off at the state high school summer baseball tournament in Mequon Friday. The WIAA has moved up the start of the semifinals to 9:05 am due to heat concerns. Milwaukee Marquette will play Oak Creek, and defending champion Menomonee Falls will then face New Holstein. The winners will More >

Murphy: Packers Know Little Of Matthews/Peppers Investigation

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Team president Mark Murphy says the Green Bay Packers know very little about the NFL’s investigation into outside linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. The league will interview both players Tuesday about an Al Jazeera report from last December that Matthews and Peppers are both linked to performance enhancing drugs. Both More >

Badgers’ Linebacker T.J. Edwards Out With Foot Injury

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin inside linebacker TJ Edwards is reportedly out indefinitely with a foot injury. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the redshirt sophomore was seen in a walking boot this week. Edwards was part of the Badgers’ Number One defense at spring practices. Wisconsin is said to be deep at the linebacker spots, as More >

Golf: Nick Nelson Wins State Amateur, Kelly 41st At Canadian Open

(Undated)  —  Nick Nelson of Milwaukee is the winner of the State Amateur. The 22-year-old Marquette graduate parred his final ten holes Thursday to defeat third round leader Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls by three strokes. There were five hours of rain delays, and the tournament ended in almost total darkness as Nelson shot one More >

Milwaukee Records Its 64th Homicide Of The Year

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Sixty-four murder victims have been confirmed in Milwaukee this year. That does not include seven deaths in which self defense or negligence were involved, or cases that remain under investigation. Police say Milwaukee’s latest homicide occurred Thursday morning on the northwest side, when a man was found shot to death in a home. More >

Area Regional Legion Baseball Tournament Update

Mauston is victorious in their first game of the Class A Regional Legion Baseball Tournament in West Salem Wednesday, downing Nekoosa 12-3, Mauston’s fifth win of the spring and summer combined over Nekoosa in baseball this year. Matthew Chambers and Jake Arens had three hits apiece with Riley Luehman and Tarren Hall each collecting two More >

Brewers’ Offense Shines In Win At Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Chase Anderson struggles again, but the Milwaukee offense more than makes up for it in a 9-5 Brewers’ victory at Pittsburgh. Anderson went just four innings, giving up three runs on six hits. But the Brewers scored five times from the second through fourth frames to take charge, and the Crew reached base 21 More >

Peralta Strikes Out Eleven For AAA Sky Sox

(Reno, NV)  —  Wily Peralta strikes out eleven for AAA Colorado Springs, but he gets a no decision in a ten inning, 5-4 loss at Reno. Peralta, the Brewers’ Opening Day starter, had his best outing since Milwaukee sent him down, but he’s still winless in three decisions for the Sky Sox with a bloated ERA More >