Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff strikes out 10 and allows just three hits and one walk in 7⅔ innings.
Lorenzo Cain homered and Christian Yelich had two hits for Milwaukee in the 4-3 loss as both players come off the injured list.
Each and every year, president of baseball operations David Stearns and manager Craig Counsell are peppered with questions about a perceived surplus or logjam at one position or another and each and every time they're asked, both remind the intrepid reporters asking those questions that it is a long season, injuries happen and depth is a key to success for any team.
Keston Hiura had three hits and Kolten Wong finished with two in the 4-3 win as Milwaukee bounces back from a 15-2 loss in the series opener Friday.
Brett Anderson pitched seven effective innings and the Milwaukee Brewers built a big lead early and breezed past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Saturday night at American Family Field.
Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich remains day-to-day in his recovery.
"It’s worked out fine so far," manager Craig Counsell said. "We’re putting a great player in the lineup every day."
Brandon Woodruff was dealing.
Brad Boxberger gets the final out after Chicago loads the bases.
Milwaukee ties it with three runs in the ninth inning and wins it in the 10th 6-5.
With the exception of Christian Yelich in left field, Kolten Wong at second and Keston Hiura at first base more often than not, the remainder of the lineup will be determined on a day-by-day basis.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Justin Topa will open the season on the injured list after undergoing an MRI on his elbow.
Milwaukee’s Keston Hiura couldn’t ever remember playing first base during a game in high school, college or the professional ranks before this year.
Milwaukee’s Avisaíl García admits he was a little surprised at first when he learned the Brewers were adding Jackie Bradley Jr. to a crowded o…
By signing former Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong and ex-Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., the Brewers now have four former Gold Glove winners on their roster.
A sore right quadriceps has slowed Lorenzo Cain's return after opting out last season.
Longtime Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has agreed to a two-year deal worth $24 million with Milwaukee, according to multiple reports.
CHRISTIAN YELICH (ABOVE)
The time Lorenzo Cain spent away from baseball and the Brewers allowed him to become a more integral part of a more important team: his family.
There are many plausible excuses for why the Milwaukee Brewers failed to achieve a .500 record in the condensed 60-game regular season and mee…
Lorenzo Cain, who opted out of the season in July, is committed to helping in the Brewers' efforts to bring about change.
He moves into a starting role after center fielder Lorenzo Cain's decision to opt out this season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.