Daniel Vogelbach homered twice for Milwaukee, but Pittsburgh beat the Brewers 6-5 in 10 innings to take the series.
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 at American Family Field.
Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich remains day-to-day in his recovery.
In 2020, the top four NL Central teams were separated by five games, and all four were eliminated in the wild-card round, with only the St. Louis Cardinals winning a playoff game.
Free agent catcher Luke Maile and the Milwaukee Brewers finalized a one-year contract Tuesday that pays an $825,000 salary while in the major leagues and a $275,000 salary in the minors.
The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to a major league contract with catcher Luke Maile on Wednesday, a source told the Associated Press, but things really started to heat up as the 7 p.m. deadline approached for teams to offer contracts to arbitration-eligible players for 2021.
Gregory Polanco slammed a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 5-4 victory.
The 12-5 loss to Pittsburgh was Milwaukee’s third in a row and fourth in five games since winning a season-high three in a row last weekend against the Chicago Cubs.
Major League Baseball's COVID-19 testing sweep appears to be having some success even as large swaths of the United States continue to struggle with containing the fast-spreading virus.
Thames hit two homers, Arcia one and Milwaukee took a combined perfect game into the seventh inning in beating Pittsburgh 4-3 to catch Washington for the top NL wild card.
Rookies Keston Hiura and Trent Grisham each hit two-run homers and Brent Suter was superb again in middle relief as the Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 Saturday night.
Milwaukee moved two games ahead of the Cubs for the second NL wild card, stayed a game behind Washington for the top wild card and three back of the NL Central-leading Cardinals.
Before Monday’s game, the power-hitting first baseman was hitting .245 with 15 home runs and 40 RBIs, up from .219, 16 and 37 last year.
With the reigning National League MVP watching from the dugout, the Milwaukee Brewers still hit three home runs but couldn’t muster quite enough offense and fell 6-5 to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Kevin Newman and Starling Marte each drove in three runs as Pittsburgh evened the series at a game apiece with a 12-2 rout of Milwaukee on Saturday.
Orlando Arcia's sharp single off Pittsburgh's Felipe Vázquez in the top of the 10th inning started a rally that ended with Lorenzo Cain's go-ahead RBI single as Milwaukee ended a three-game losing streak.
Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday at Miller Park.
Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich, who leads the majors with 29 homers, says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball to compete in the power-hitting contest July 8 during All-Star week in Cleveland.
Pittsburgh made Milwaukee 37-1 when taking a lead into the eighth inning after rallying for two late runs and a 3-2 victory on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at Miller Park.
Mike Moustakas launched a homer that won a new SUV for a fan, Yelich hit his major league-leading 24th home run and the Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.