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7 hrs ago | Rant Sports

5 Biggest Issues Facing Milwaukee Brewers in 2014 Stretch Run

The Milwaukee Brewers are in the middle of their best season in the history of the franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Francisco Rodriguez, Jimmy Nelson, Mike Fiers

12 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

Milwaukee Film Festival's Cinema Hooligante lineup goes to 11

Late night is looking bright, as the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its 2014 selections for its Cinema Hooligante program, a midnight mix for fans of all things cult, crazed and - considering the after bedtime showings - caffeinated.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reviewing the Brew

Brewers Gain Ground, National League Central Week in Review

Aug 17, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren walks around the mound after giving up a 2-run homer in the first inning to Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Haren, Milwaukee Brewers

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Cole turns in strong fourth rehab outing

The Pirates had resisted the temptation to plug Cole back into their rotation following his previous sharp start for Indianapolis because he had logged only 74 pitches.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Ike Davis, Jordy Mercer, Pittsburgh Pirates

Cleveland Indians

Salazar slated for finale as House heads to bullpen

The Indians have been shuffling their rotation for much of the second half, and that will continue with the current series against the Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Hagadone, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Milwaukee Brewers

K-Rod ties Fingers for 11th on saves list

Milwaukee's Francisco Rodriguez says he couldn't grow a handlebar mustache, even if he wanted to.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Francisco Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers' Kyle Lohse will skip next start

Rather than send right-hander Kyle Lohse out for another start on a bad wheel, the Brewers have decided to skip his next start.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Fiers, Jimmy Nelson

Pittsburgh Pirates

Bucs fortunate to claim possible treasure in Axford

Carlos Beltran did a lot to hurt the Pirates last year, both during the regular season and in the National League Division Series, in which his two homers and six RBIs were big in the Cardinals' five-game triumph.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Miami Herald

Pirates put RHP Pimentel on DL, add RHP Axford

The Pittsburgh Pirates have put right-hander Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle and activated right-handed reliever John Axford.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Neil Walker

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pirates acquire reliever John Axford from Cleveland

In a continuing effort to strengthen the low-leverage part of their bullpen, the Pirates on Thursday acquired right-hander John Axford from the Cleveland Indians, according to a source.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Brandon Cumpton

CBS Sports

Pirates land reliever Axford in deal with Indians

The Pirates on Thursday acquired right-handed reliever John Axford from the Indians via waiver claim, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman has confirmed.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

K-Rod nearing milestone

As Francisco Rodriguez continues his ascent toward the top 10 on Major League Baseball's all-time saves list, the Milwaukee Brewers closer is being asked more and more about where he stands and who he'll be passing next.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Francisco Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Angels, Jim Henderson, Trevor Hoffman

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pirates get rare series win in Milwaukee

Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones hit consecutive homers and James McDonald struck out eight and won for the third time in four starts when the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Garrett Jones, James McDonald, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ohio.com

Indians' John Axford takes step backward during Royals series, but still aims to be closer again

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Billy Butler

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Are the Brewers built for a deep playoff run?

The Milwaukee Brewers have been alone or tied for first place in the National League Central Division every day since April 5, an extended run of excellence that certainly qualifies them as serious playoff contenders.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers, David Price

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Journal Sentinel remains Milwaukee Film Festival presenting sponsor

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will again be sole presenting sponsor of the sixth annual Milwaukee FIlm Festival, it was announced Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

OnMilwaukee

Will the Brewers make a deadline splash?

Despite a middling May and an early July swoon, the Brewers have been in first place in the National League Central since early April, and have maintained one of the National League's best records.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Shaun Marcum, Yuniesky Betancourt, Zack Greinke, Nyjer Morgan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers GM Doug Melvin looking for help on trade market

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, LaTroy Hawkins, Francisco Rodriguez, Will Smith

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kansas City Royals

Fans warned to prep for traffic delays Saturday

The Royals are advising fans to prepare for traffic delays following Saturday's game against the Indians, which begins at 6:10 p.m. CT.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why Jim Johnson Would Help Milwaukee Brewers' Bullpen

Although he entered Oakland this season with the highest of expectations, the entire 2014 season has been a bust for former closer Jim Johnson.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jim Johnson, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, American League

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