No sugarcoating this loss: White Sox lose to Brewers, and it

Rick Renteria summarized it smartly. “Today was not one of our better games,” Renteria stated. “I’m not going to try to sugarcoat it.” The Brewers defeated the White Sox 8-3 Thursday in a sport at Guaranteed Rate Field that became round as temporarily as Eloy Jimenez flopped into the web after failing to run down what gave the look of a regimen fly out off the bat of Christian Yelich, who were given the very last thing he anticipated when the ball left his bat — an inside-the-park house run. After Jimenez’ glove neglected what gave the look of a risk free ball that dropped within the line and bounced to the left box nook, Jimenez tumbled over the aspect

Cubs, Brewers convey NL playoff race to its knees

SAN DIEGO – Not lengthy after the information broke Tuesday evening that Brewers star Christian Yelich is out for the season with a damaged kneecap, Kris Bryant hit a pair of two-run homers for the Cubs in his return from his personal knee damage. Which knee has an even bigger impression on both group stays to be seen over the ultimate 20 days of the season. What’s sure is that the National League playoff image took on a a lot completely different look Tuesday evening — because the Brewers closed to one-game again of the Cubs for the final wild-card berth on the evening they misplaced their star. Yelich, the reigning NL MVP, was having a

E-gads! Brewers expose depleted Cubs’ holes and shortcomings

MILWAUKEE – The first save probability after the nearer went again on the injured record Thursday blew up within the eighth inning Saturday. And on the day the All-Star shortstop was recognized with a thumb fracture, the backup sailed a throw within the ninth that led to an unearned run and a walk-off loss to the Brewers at Miller Park. Welcome to the primary day of the remainder of the Cubs’ life this season with out Javy Baez. Welcome to the start of the tip of their playoff hopes? The 3-2 loss to the Brewers on Christian Yelich’s two-out, run-scoring double within the ninth despatched the Cubs to their second consecutive loss and left simply 1½

Ready for September? Cubs finish August with loss to Brewers

Saturday’s 2-Zero loss to the Brewers was the Cubs’ 135th sport of the yr. But it was additionally the ultimate date earlier than the calendar flips to September, when every little thing that’s damage the Cubs this season will likely be overcome or finish their hopes for an additional World Series. Whatever occurs, the Cubs’ resilience will likely be examined much more. Most just lately, they recovered from a humbling house sweep by the Nationals by profitable three straight in New York. But in contrast to the latest previous, there hasn’t been a protracted sizzling streak this season. At least not but. “It’s been a dogfight for us all year, just as far as getting on

Cubs’ lineup again in Bryzz-ness as Brewers get to city for

The Bryzzo Souvenir Co. seems to be open for enterprise once more — and maybe not a second too quickly for the Cubs, with the Brewers on the town for a three-game battle for the National League Central lead this weekend. ‘‘It’s nonetheless manner early within the season, however I feel we’re taking part in our greatest baseball of the entire yr,’’ stated third baseman Kris Bryant, who seems to be pretty much as good on the plate as he has for any stretch since at the least 2017. ‘‘That’s all the time good once you’re going right into a collection towards a crew that’s going to provide us robust video games from right here on out and

Brewers rock Crew-killer Jose Quintana, ship Cubs to sixth

MILWAUKEE — Contrary to in style social-media opinion and sports-talk math, the Brewers aren’t in place to get rid of the Cubs from National League Central competition throughout their weekend sequence at Miller Park. Not even after pouncing on longtime Brewers killer Jose Quintana for eight runs in three innings on the way in which to a 13-10 victory within the sequence opener Friday that despatched the Cubs to their sixth consecutive loss. The Cubs have but to play a house sport and are already 5½ video games again of first place for the primary time since July 2017, when crew president Theo Epstein admittedly was on the verge of promoting off gamers on the commerce deadline. ‘‘I

Brewers’ Christian Yelich Ties MLB Record With Fourth Home

Major League Baseball’s 2018 National League MVP is off to a scorching begin this season for the Milwaukee Brewers. Christian Yelich hit his fourth house run in as many video games to start out the 2019 season Sunday, tying an MLB report. Take a have a look at No. four in opposition to the St. Louis Cardinals: Other MLB gamers who've completed the feat embody Trevor Story (2016), Chris Davis (2013), Nelson Cruz (2011), Mark McGwire (1998) and Willie Mays (1971). Yelich joined some elite firm in his newest feat, and has vastly improved since being traded from the Miami Marlins in 2017. The 27-year-old was a first-time All-Star, gained the NL Silver Slugger Award and the NL Hank Aaron Award in