Brewers, Fielder agree on $18 million, 2-year deal
First baseman Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers reached a preliminary agreement Thursday on an $18 million, two-year contract. The agreement is subject to a physical, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said. Melvin declined to discuss the contract's value.
Jan 22, 2009 - 7:47:55 PM
Brewers announce Hoffman signing
Career saves leader Trevor Hoffman and the Milwaukee Brewers announced their $6 million, one-year deal Tuesday after the reliever passed a physical.
Jan 13, 2009 - 6:08:54 PM
Saves leader Hoffman agrees to deal with Brewers
Crank up the AC/DC, Milwaukee: The Brewers have landed career saves leader Trevor Hoffman, solving a shaky closer situation that could have gone into spring training with no clear-cut favorite.
Jan 9, 2009 - 12:36:40 AM
Ex-A's skipper Ken Macha named Brewers manager
Ken Macha gets to manage again. That's because Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is a big believer in second chances. The 58-year-old Macha was hired Thursday as the manager of the Brewers, taking over the role from Dale Sveum following the team's first postseason appearance since 1982.
Oct 31, 2008 - 11:31:30 AM
Mariners hire Brewers' exec as their new GM
The Seattle Mariners hired Milwaukee Brewers special assistant Jack Zduriencik as their new general manager Wednesday.
Oct 22, 2008 - 4:14:10 PM
C-ya, CC? Sabathia says more to consider than cash
Let the race for the ace begin. But don't think a truck full of money will be the top factor in where CC Sabathia decides to sign.
Oct 5, 2008 - 7:45:06 PM
Phillies power into NLCS with 6-2 win over Brewers
With plenty of power to go with their improved pitching, the Philadelphia Phillies are ready for anything in the NL championship series. Bring on the Los Angeles Dodgers. "I like our chances," Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said Sunday after Philadelphia clinched its first trip to the NLCS since 1993 with a 6-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Oct 5, 2008 - 7:14:00 PM
Phillies rip Sabathia, take 2-0 lead over Brewers
With one more loss to the Phillies, CC Sabathia and the Milwaukee Brewers will have all winter to rest. Brett Myers rankled Sabathia with a pesky at-bat and dominated the rest of the Brewers from the mound, and Philadelphia beat Milwaukee 5-2 on Thursday night behind Shane Victorino's grand slam for a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NL playoff series.
Oct 3, 2008 - 3:08:52 AM
Hamels, Lidge pitch Phils past Brewers in Game 1
Cole Hamels put Philadelphia in position to win, then Brad Lidge barely hung on. Behind their top two arms, the Phillies grabbed their first postseason victory in 15 years.
Oct 1, 2008 - 8:59:49 PM
Fired Ned Yost has no hard feelings toward Brewers
Once he finished packing, Ned Yost figured he'd begin the long drive back home to Georgia. He might even tune in a ballgame. "I've got XM Radio, so I'll be able to listen to the Brewers pitch-by-pitch and be rooting Dale on in his first win," Yost said.
Sep 16, 2008 - 7:14:34 PM