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Notes: Using Josh Hader for multiple innings has provided sensational results for Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has found a different way to use reliever Josh Hader this season, with spectacular results. Rather than using the lanky lefty several times a week for an inning or less, Counsell regularly has called on Hader for multiple innings, realizing he’d have to give

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Travis Shaw goes deep early, then walks it off late in victory

Travis Shaw was the long and short of it for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It was his solo home run in the second inning that broke the ice against New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard, and his walk-off walk in the 10th inning that wound up bein…

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Travis Shaw goes deep early, then walks it off late in victory

Travis Shaw was the long and short of it for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It was his solo home run in the second inning that broke the ice against New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard, and his walk-off walk in the 10th inning that wound up bein…

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Haudricourt: It’s the number of outs, not pitches, that matters most for Brewers starters

When it comes to pitch counts in this analytics-driven era of baseball, 90 is the new 100. Actually, for many teams, including the Brewers, 80 often is the new 100. For many years, 100 was the magic number for pitch counts with starting pitchers, parti…

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Carlos Gomez swears there’s no hard feelings with Brian McCann. ‘He’s a great guy, man’

Yahoo! Sports columnist and podcaster Jeff Passan conducted a lengthy interview with former Brewers standout and current Rays outfielder Carlos Gomez for the Yahoo! Sports MLB Podcast, with the entire interview posting Thursday. Gomez discusses his bas…

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Clawing for his career, Robert Griffin III is back in overdrive as he starts with Ravens

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Lorenzo Reyes explains why some of the NFL’s biggest superstars are skipping OTAs and whether those absences should cause fans to panic. OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Robert Griffin III stared out over the lush green practice fields and ran his right hand over his face, still

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Domino, the dog belonging to Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, is officially a star

Thursday night at Miller Park was Bark at the Park Night, meaning fans could bring their dogs to cheer on the Milwaukee Brewers against the New York Mets. The most high-profiled furry friend happens to be Domino, the pocket bully belonging to Brewers r…

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Notes: Tyler Saladino earns more playing time by swinging hot bat since joining Brewers

In a matter of only two weeks, Tyler Saladino has made Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell look for ways to get him playing time. Not bad for a backup player who wasn’t in the organization when the season started. Acquired for cash from the Chicago White Sox on April 19 and summoned from Class

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Notes: Tyler Saladino earns more playing time by swinging hot bat since joining Brewers

In a matter of only two weeks, Tyler Saladino has made Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell look for ways to get him playing time. Not bad for a backup player who wasn’t in the organization when the season started. Acquired for cash from the Chicago White Sox on April 19 and summoned from Class

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Where did Travis Shaw’s ‘Mayor of Ding Dong City’ nickname come from, anyway?

Jarred Carrabis is a pretty big Brewers fan now – though it’s amazing he has time for it. He’s a full-time blogger for Barstool Sports, covering specifically the Red Sox but also Major League Baseball at large. He hosts a national baseball podcast called “Starting 9” with former MLB pitcher Dallas

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Where did Travis Shaw’s ‘Mayor of Ding Dong City’ nickname come from, anyway?

Jarred Carrabis is a pretty big Brewers fan now – though it’s amazing he has time for it. He’s a full-time blogger for Barstool Sports, covering specifically the Red Sox but also Major League Baseball at large. He hosts a national baseball podcast called “Starting 9” with former MLB pitcher Dallas

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Brandon Woodruff, Ji-Man Choi optioned back to Class AAA Colorado Springs

Already clicking on all cylinders, the Milwaukee Brewers will be even closer to full strength when they open a four-game series against the New York Mets on Thursday night at Miller Park. In addition to the return of right-hander Zach Davies, who will …

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How a dog is helping the Cavs in the playoffs

The Cleveland Cavaliers spent some time with an incredible 3-year-old golden retriever named Remington, who serves as a therapy dog for the UNC baseball team, during a visit to Charlotte back in March. The Cavs enjoyed their time with Remington so much that they’ve since flown the dog into Cleveland

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Jets to pay fines if players violate anthem policy

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets say they will pay any fines and not penalize players if they violate a new NFL policy to stand or stay in the locker room during "The Star-Spangled Banner." Jets owner Christopher Johnson said Wedne…

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ESPN’s ‘World Fame 100’ athlete ranking includes just seven NFL players; MLB is shut out

SportsPulse: Trysta Krick on why the Cleveland Browns being the subject of this season’s ‘Hard Knocks’ series will make for great TV, but won’t help the team win games. ESPN released its third annual “World Fame 100” list on Tuesday, ranking the most prominent worldwide names

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New Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer has longstanding connection with Brewers broadcaster

New Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer has been a pro basketball presence for many years, but he also crossed paths with a sports figure in Milwaukee’s baseball orbit, Brewers announcer Brian Anderson. Anderson, the Brewers television play-by-play man for Fox Sports Wisconsin since 2007,

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