After Axford’s club-record streak of 49 consecutive converted saves came to an end Friday, Axford evaded the media, leaving behind a hand-written note.
For the first time in more than a year, the Chicago Cubs finally won a game in Milwaukee.
Shaun Marcum pitched seven strong innings and Edwin Maysonet hit his first career grand slam Saturday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 8-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
The Milwaukee Brewers were the first team to complain about the brand new LED scoreboard in right field at Wrigley Field and they aren’t the only team.
Matt Garza pitched three-hit ball for 8 2-3 innings, and the Chicago Cubs sent Zack Greinke to his worst beating in 1 1/2 years in an 8-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday that prevented a four-game sweep.
When Aramis Ramirez came back to Chicago for the first time since leaving for the Milwaukee Brewers and a 3-year, $36 million contract, I expected him to receive a warm welcome from Cubs fans.
George Kottaras hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Yovani Gallardo outdueled Ryan Dempster as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their third straight win in the four-game series.
Whether it was walking the leadoff man, allowing the Brewers to bat around in the first inning or hitting a pair of batters, it might be better to forget this one.
At times, the hatred between the Cubs and Brewers is palpable.
Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee’s five-run first inning, sending the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer in the first inning off minor leaguer Kyle Heckathorn, and the Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers’ split squad 5-3 Tuesday in Chicago’s spring training finale.
Zack Greinke struggled in his final outing of spring training, allowing six runs over three innings in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 13-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday at Camelback Ranch.
Randy Wolf retired six of the first seven batters he faced Wednesday and extended his scoreless streak into an eighth inning this spring before a two-run fourth as Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 Wednesday.
Ryan Dempster pitched three scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers split-squad 6-1 on Saturday afternoon.
Jake Peavy is more concerned with his health than results this spring training. A right shoulder injury cut short his 2010 season and delayed his start last year, but Peavy came into spring training feeling healthy. Finally.
Here is the statement from collector Dino Laurenzi Jr., who took Ryan Braun’s sample.
Saying “my name has been dragged through the mud,” NL MVP Ryan Braun reported to spring training with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday and declared he had been vindicated, a day after his 50-game suspension for a positive drug test was overturned by an arbitrator.
Tim Baffoe addresses turning 30, Ryan Braun, his haircut, adult rec sports leagues and how much it would cost to deliver a pizza to the Northwest suburbs in this week’s Ten Foot Mailbag.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has won his appeal and will not receive a 50-game suspension for testing positives for an illegal substance.
Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.