The St. Louis Cardinals and visiting Milwaukee Brewers will be battling for playoff berths when they conclude their five-game series Sunday. “It’s the game to watch,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. The Cardinals (29-28) and Brewers (29-30) split the first four games at Busch Stadium. The Brewers staved off potential elimination with their 3-0 victory Saturday, and they must win this game to have any chance of reaching the National League bracket.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:59 am
Milwaukee can reach the postseason with a win Sunday in St. Louis, or losses by the Giants and Phillies. We have to win, and I think in the back of everybody’s mind we knew that, but I think the most important thing with these type games is you just go about your day the same as you’ve done for 12 other starts,” Woodruff said. It’s tough to do, but it’s something that if you can keep that same routine and keep that going, it makes everything seem normal.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:23 am
It’s frustrating because you see the team that you have around you and you know we should be there — we should easily be there,” Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen said Saturday night after a 4-3 loss at Tampa Bay left Philadelphia on the brink of elimination. To be on the outside looking in right now, it can be frustrating at times. The Phillies (28-31) got a reprieve hours later, staying in the race when San Francisco lost to San Diego.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:09 am
While the Chicago Cubs did not win, they still had plenty to celebrate thanks to the Milwaukee Brewers’ victory over the St Louis Cardinals.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:58 am
A man suspected of breaking into the home field of baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers is facing criminal charges after surveillance video shows him joyriding a team tractor and ripping up the baseball field. Miller Park’s security team called police after witnessing the one-vehicle demolition derby on caught on surveillance cameras. Police suspect the man entered the field through an unlocked door.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:03 am
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs couldn’t hold on to a three-run lead Saturday against the Chicago White Sox, but they still clinched the National League Central title with help from the Milwaukee Brewers. Jose Abreu drove in three with a double to cap a five-run fourth inning for the Sox in a 9-5 win in the City Series at Guaranteed Rate Field. The Sox snapped a six-game losing streak, but the Cubs …
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:11 am
The Giants didn’t do themselves any favors Saturday.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:43 am
After manager Don Mattingly’s Marlins and the Cincinnati Reds clinched postseason spots, two NL playoff slots are still open with two days left in the regular season. Wainwright has dropped two of his past three decisions after starting the season 4-0. The Padres hope Mike Clevinger will be able to pitch in the playoffs next week after getting a cortisone shot for his ailing right elbow.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 6:34 am
Daniel Ponce de Leon pitched one-hit ball over six innings, Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 to split their pivotal doubleheader Friday night. In the opener, Christian Yelich homered and Brent Suter combined with Devin Williams and Josh Hader on a five-hitter for the Brewers in a 3-0 win.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 5:42 am
Josh Lindblom blows a fastball by Paul Goldschmidt for a strikeout to start the 3rd inning
Posted: September 26, 2020, 2:24 am
Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes goes on the injured list with a strained left oblique, which likely ends the right-hander’s breakthrough season.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 10:46 pm