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— Omar Narvaez hit a two-run homer and Jace Peterson added a solo shot for the Milwaukee Brewers, who beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Former All-Star Dee Strange-Gordon has signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers and been assigned to the alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin.
— Corbin Burnes struck out 10 in six spotless innings, extending his dominant start to the season, and the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the short-handed San Diego Padres 6-0 on Tuesday night.
— Brandon Woodruff and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Luis Urias homered in his return to Petco Park before leaving with an injury as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres 3-1 Monday night.
— Colin Moran hit an early three-run homer, then had an RBI double in the 10th inning that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.
— 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.
Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich, who has missed four straight games because of a sore back, was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday.
— JT Brubaker struck out eight in six impressive innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their recent surge by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Friday night.
David Ross, pitcher Ryan Tepera and game-planning coach Mike Borzello were suspended after Tepera threw a pitch at the feet of Milwaukee Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff on Tuesday.
Cubs reliever Ryan Tepera was suspended three games by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch behind Brewers pitcher Brandon Woodruff this week.
In 2019, Corbin Burnes was one of the worst pitchers in baseball. Now, he is one of the best, thanks largely to a minor adjustment.
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— Corbin Burnes struck out 10 in six dominant innings and also delivered a two-run single for his first career RBI as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-0 on Wednesday.
Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left quad and Christian Yelich is out for the third straight game with back tightness.
Tuesday night saw 11 legitimate preseason Cy Young candidates all starting. Their results varied.
Cubs catcher Willson Contreras let his bat do the talking on Tuesday night after getting hit by a Brewers pitcher for the seventh time over the past two seasons.
— Willson Contreras struck back after getting plunked again by the Brewers, hitting a two-run homer in the eighth inning and enjoying his trip around the bases as the Chicago Cubs rallied past Milwaukee 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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— Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night.
— Avisaíl García homered for the second day in a row, Travis Shaw and Manny Piña also connected and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 on Sunday.
— Avisaíl García homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 9-5 on Saturday, ending the Cardinals' four-game winning streak.
The Brewers have placed second baseman Kolten Wong on the 10-day injured list after his aggravated an oblique injury while batting in his first game against his former team, the Cardinals.