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For second year in row, former La Crosse Loggers Sale and Scherzer face off to start all-star game

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second consecutive year, a pair of former La Crosse Loggers will start against each other in the MLB All-Star game. Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox played for the Loggers back in 2008. The Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer was on the team in 2004. Scherzer getting the start is […]

Brewers in mix as Futures Game showcases potential Machado trade chips

WASHINGTON (AP) — Touki Toussaint was about to settle down for his pregame nap when Atlanta Braves director of player development Dom Chiti called. “When I saw his name pop up, I did kind of get nervous,” Toussaint said. “You see that name pop up, you’re like, ‘Oh, snap.’” Chiti was calling earlier this weekend […]

Nothing like a walkoff, grandslam in extras for a Twins win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier wrapped up a wild back-and-forth finish with the game-winning grand slam for Minnesota. After 3½ months of setbacks and slumps, the Twins finally have some momentum heading into the All-Star break. Dozier drove in five runs for the Twins, including the slam in the 10th inning on Sunday that delivered […]

Bucks lose Parker, who agrees to two-year deal with Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal shortly after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. That made Parker an unrestricted free agent, clearing the way for him to […]

Pirates extra-inning win hands 5-game sweep to Brewers, who have lost six in row

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One late-inning rally wasn’t enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Trailing and down to their final out on two occasions, the Pirates managed a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that gave them the first five-game sweep in the majors in nearly a dozen years. With two men on and two outs in […]

Marte, Polanco go back-to-back as Pirates sweep doubleheader

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Once wasn’t enough for Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco. They hit back-to-back home runs for the second time Saturday, and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the second game of a doubleheader 6-2 over the Milwaukee Brewers. With the Pirates leading 3-0 in the eighth, Marte hit his 13th homer over the left-field wall […]

Aguilar hits another HR, leads NL, but Brewers fall in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon let a lead get away in his last start. This time, he had the answer when he got in trouble. Taillon struck out a career-high 10 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. “You don’t want to live and die by […]

Brewers lose series with Marlins, lose both in extra innings

MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Aguilar hit like the All-Star he is, while the rest of the Milwaukee Brewers hit like also-rans. Aguilar was added to the NL All-Star team Wednesday night and then validated the selection with three hits and three RBIs, but his teammates went 1 for 14 with runners in scoring position and […]

Brewers fans send Aguilar to all-star game with second-highest total in Final Vote history

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura won the final two roster spots for next week’s All-Star Game in Washington. Major League Baseball released the results of online balloting for the last slot in each league Wednesday night, with Aguilar drawing 20.2 million votes to secure his first All-Star selection. […]

NFL player Pacman Jones attacked by employee at airport

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was attacked during a run-in with a facility-service employee at the airport in Atlanta. Atlanta Police spokesman Jarius Daugherty says Jones confronted ABM Industries employee Frank Ragin after Ragin made a “gesture” toward the football player Tuesday night at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. […]

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