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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.
The more pressing matter following a 2-1 loss to the Rays on Monday was the fact the Brewers' off-and-on offense has turned off again.
The Padres return home to Petco Park on Tuesday to face the Cardinals for the start of a brief six-game homestand that will see them give the ball to their most successful pitcher this season -- All-Star Tyson Ross.
After a 4-2 stretch following the All-Star break, the Diamondbacks managed to take just one of three games from the Philadelphia Phillies .
If you've going to lose six of every 10 games over the course of a summer, at least handling it in a professional manner is a moral victory.
Before the All-Star break, managers Bruce Bochy and Don Mattingly opted for different strategies regarding their starting rotations for the second half.
Only a couple of weeks ago, the Reds were one of the hottest teams in baseball and definitely buyers ahead of the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson covers his mouth as New York Mets' Lucas Duda rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning Sunday.
Having split the first two games of this series, the Cubs are 5-6 against the Cardinals this year with one game remaining now and two more three-game series upcoming, one in St. Louis in August and the other, the final three home games of 2014.
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There is plenty of uncertainty surrounding Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester .
Jonathan Lucroy, Ryan Braun and Khris Davis added run-scoring hits for NL Central Division-leading Milwaukee.
The Washington Nationals knocked Johnny Cueto around a bit in a May start in the nation's capital, but the Cincinnati Reds' ace shut the Nats' hitters down this afternoon in Great American Ball Park, throwing seven scoreless innings in what ended up a 1-0 win.
When the Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Angels swapped pitchers Jason Grilli and Ernesto Frieri , both teams thought they could help each pitcher rebound from bad starts to the season.
The last time the Cubs played the Cardinals was more than two months ago, May 15 in St. Louis .
The loss also cost the Brewers an opportunity to pad their lead in the National League Central, as Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Cincinnati all lost.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:25 am
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