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  1. Brewers battered but don't lose ground to Cards
    An opportunity-laden trip to the West Coast continued to cause frustration for the National League Central leaders, as Wily Peralta was knocked out after three innings of Friday's 13-2 loss to the Giants.
  2. Brewers send Fiers to cool off Giants
    With 30 days remaining in the regular season, playoff races are heating up throughout the Majors. In no National League city will that be more apparent Saturday than in San Francisco, with two contenders, the Giants and Brewers, squaring off.
  3. Brewers unlikely to make last-minute trade
    With about 48 hours remaining to acquire players and have them eligible for the postseason roster, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said Friday he did not anticipate any last-minute trade activity.
  4. Garza ready to rejoin Brewers rotation next week
    After watching Matt Garza face hitters Friday for the first time since the right-hander suffered a rib-cage strain earlier in the month, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke declared, "He's ready to go."
  5. Brewers, Segura considering mechanical changes
    As shortstop Jean Segura struggles through his second full season in the Major Leagues, the Brewers are mulling sending him home with an offseason homework assignment. Some in the organization believe that a fundamental change to his hitting mechanics could help restore the offensive production that sent Segura to the 2013 All-Star Game.
  6. Rockies, Brewers unable to complete Morneau deal
    Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported Thursday that the Brewers and Rockies discussed a trade that would send Justin Morneau to Milwaukee, but ultimately couldn't reach an agreement.
  7. Roenicke criticizes umpire after ejection
    Typically mild-mannered Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke offered a biting critique of plate umpire Mark Ripperger, a 34-year-old Triple-A callup who ejected Roenicke in the bottom of the ninth.
  8. Crew falls in extras, misses chance to pad Central lead
    Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez inherited a one-run lead in the bottom of the ninth inning and couldn't hold it, leading to a 3-2, 10-inning loss at Petco Park at the hands of Padres catcher Rene Rivera.
  9. Umpires quickly overturn play at first in eighth
    With a runner aboard and left-hander Will Smith and the Brewers nursing a one-run lead, the Padres' Seth Smith hit a grounder to first baseman Lyle Overbay that pulled the veteran from the bag. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke challenged the safe call and it was overturned.
  10. Garza to throw simulated game, bypass rehab
    Bypassing a Minor League rehab assignment, Brewers right-hander Matt Garza is scheduled to pitch a simulated game on Friday in San Francisco before rejoining the big league starting rotation sometime next week.
  11. Nelson named PCL pitcher of the year
    Jimmy Nelson, 25, was the second Brewers farmhand in as many seasons to win the award, after Johnny Hellweg won last year.
  12. Nelson struggles, Crew misses chance to gain ground
    Rookie right-hander Jimmy Nelson did little to support his case for a September spot in the Brewers' starting rotation, throwing 93 pitches in five innings on Tuesday in the Brewers' 4-1 loss to the Padres at Petco Park.
  13. Rehabbing Garza ready to face hitters
    After what pitching coach Rick Kranitz described Tuesday as a "superb" bullpen session, Matt Garza was ready to face hitters, another big step toward the end of his stint on the disabled list for a rib-cage strain.
  14. Taylor headlines Crew's AFL picks
    Top prospect Tyrone Taylor and Rule 5 Draft pick Wei-Chung Wang were among the eight Brewers farmhands named Tuesday to preliminary rosters for the upcoming Arizona Fall League.
  15. Braun bruises quad against Padres
    A first-inning collision on Monday night led to a seventh-inning exit for Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun, who said he hoped to be back in the lineup when a series against the Padres continues Tuesday at Petco Park.
  16. Two reviews go Brewers' way against Padres
    Twice in the first four innings on Monday night, instant replay helped Brewers starter Kyle Lohse keep the Padres at bay.
  17. Aramis, Braun homer as Brewers rout Padres
    Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs and Ryan Braun added a solo shot as the Brewers got behind a solid return to the mound by Kyle Lohse in a 10-1 rout of the Padres on Monday night in San Diego.
  18. Nelson open to bullpen role when Garza returns
    The Brewers are nearing the day they have more healthy pitchers than they have slots in the starting rotation. If that means someone has to go to the bullpen, Jimmy Nelson is open to the idea.
  19. Garza shows progress in bullpen session
    The injured Matt Garza took a big step toward returning to the Brewers as he threw his first bullpen session Sunday since being placed on the disabled list with a strained left oblique on Aug. 5.
  20. Fiers cools off Bucs as Crew extends NL Central lead
    In all three games against the Pirates this weekend, the Brewers took an early two-run lead, only to see it disappear in the next frame. The first two instances resulted in blowout losses for the Brewers, but on Sunday, they did what was necessary to keep it from becoming three straight defeats. The offense added on runs immediately, and Mike Fiers made the lead stick with another strong start as Milwaukee avoided a sweep from its division rivals with a 4-3 win at Miller Park.