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MLB: Brewers RP Hader must take sensitivity training after tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game, Major League Baseball said Wednesday. MLB announced that the commissioner’s office would require Hader to participate in diversity and inclusion initiatives in addition to the sensitivity […]

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for its sixth straight win. “Standard operation nowadays, right?” said AL manager […]

Brewers’ Hader takes responsibility for old homophobic, racist tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader took responsibility for racist and homophobic tweets that resurfaced while he was pitching in the All-Star Game. Josh Hader addresses the tweets that surfaced during the game pic.twitter.com/Zzh6uS2frH — Ryan Fagan (@ryanfagan) July 18, 2018 Some of the tweets that surfaced before Hader locked his account were […]

Brewers add another, now sending five to all-star game

Another Milwaukee Brewer is headed to the all-star game. Wednesday, Jesus Aguilar won the Final Vote to earn a spot in the July 17 showcase. Thursday, it was reliever Jeremy Jeffress that will join his four other Milwaukee teammates. Perseverance paid off for All-Star @JMontana41. #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/SJpFHd6NrL — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 13, 2018 The […]

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. […]

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