Archive for the ‘Milwaukee Brewers’ Category

Nationals vs. Brewers: Washington or Milwaukee? A tale of the tape

Monday, September 30th, 2019

After an incredible mid-season turnaround, the Washington Nationals are hosting the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Wild Card Game. This is the first time in Major League Baseball history that the two teams will face off in the postseason. This will also be the first one-game playoff for either team since the MLB introduced the Wild Card Game in 2012.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Murray hopes to be fit enough by next year to play Federer, Nadal Former world number one Andy Murray said he still needs four or five months to play top-level tennis so that he can again take on old rivals Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal after career-saving hip surgery earlier this year. The 32-year-old is regaining his fitness after a hip resurfacing procedure in January, and last month recorded the first two victories of his singles comeback at the Rafa Nadal Open Challenger tournament in Mallorca before making a third-round exit.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

NFL to invest $3 million into building a better helmet In a quest for a safer helmet, the NFL is starting a $3 million program aimed at the development of new headgear that outperforms anything currently available. Manufacturers, engineers and entrepreneurs all are welcome to submit prototypes in the NFL Helmet Challenge, with the goal of reducing head trauma. NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit was filed by Britney Taylor, ESPN reported Thursday.

Yelich and Koepka in last ESPN The Magazine body print issue

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Milwaukee Brewers slugger Christian Yelich, world No. golfer Brooks Koepka and the Philadelphia Eagles offensive line are among the athletes featured in the final print edition of ESPN The Magazine's Body issue. The magazine hits newsstands on Sept.

Yelich’s beer chugging skills convinced Brewers of his back health

Friday, May 24th, 2019

When Christian Yelich was put on the jumbotron during the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday, he got into a beer chugging battle which was started – and ended – by Green Bay Packers offensive lineman David Bakhtiari. But give credit to Milwaukee Brewers star Yelich. He – unlike Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers – was able to down his beer for all the Milwaukee faithful to see.

Baker Mayfield visits Christian Yelich at Brewers camp and calls baseball his first love

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is closing his momentous week by visiting Milwaukee Brewers spring training camp in Arizona to meet up with his best bud, Christian Yelich. Mayfield is friends with the Brewers outfielder and reigning MVP, and had plenty of quips to reporters about his intentions with the team, though his pure love of America's Pastime wasn't one of them. Mayfield and Yelich become fast friends The two stars became friends in early 2018 while training at the same facility in California, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Baker Mayfield makes surprise appearance at Christian Yelich’s MVP party

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Cleveland Browns bye week came at a great time for quarterback Baker Mayfield. It allowed the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft to show up and support Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich, who was named the National League MVP by a near unanimous vote on Thursday. Yelich received 29 first-place votes out of 30 on ballots from the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Brewers Cut Cubs’ NL Central Lead Down to One With 3-2 Win

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Right after Tommy La Stella struck out swinging for the final out, Jeremy Jeffress pounded his glove with his right hand and Erik Kratz pumped his right arm in jubilation. The Milwaukee Brewers are fighting for the NL Central title. Lorenzo Cain had four hits, Mike Moustakas scored on Carl Edwards Jr.’s wild pitch in the sixth inning and the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Monday night to move within one game of the division leaders.

Brewers trim Cubs’ NL Central lead to 1 with 3-2 win

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Right after Tommy La Stella struck out swinging for the final out, Jeremy Jeffress pounded his glove with his right hand and Erik Kratz pumped his right arm in jubilation. The Milwaukee Brewers are fighting for the NL Central title. Lorenzo Cain had four hits, Mike Moustakas scored on Carl Edwards Jr.'s wild pitch in the sixth inning and the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Monday night to move within one game of the division leaders.