Cardinals win NL Central; 2nd-place Milwaukee to play at Washington in NL wild-card game on Tuesday night.
A magical September run for the Brewers has officially gotten them into the postseason.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adam Frazier hit a three-run homer and Jameson Taillon pitched six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 on Saturday night.
Rookie Freddy Peralta tossed seven scoreless innings and drove in a run with his first career hit, combining with two relievers on a five-hitter to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on Wednesday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Shaw’s two-run homer off Homer Bailey put the Brewers up 3-2 in the sixth.
Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, Jhoulys Chacin beat St. Louis for the first time in his career and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Cardinals 2-1 on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna homered and Miles Mikolas tossed six effective innings to push the St. Louis Cardinals into the second wild-card spot in the NL with a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. St. Louis moved a half-game ahead of Milwaukee and within four of the first-place Chicago Cubs in the NL Central.
Ryan Braun hit two of Milwaukee’s four homers, Jhoulys Chacin struck out 10 in seven innings and the Brewers cut into Chicago’s NL Central lead with a 7-0 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Ozzie Albies led off the seventh inning with a tiebreaking homer, one of three hit by Atlanta, and the Braves overcame 19 hits by Milwaukee to beat the Brewers 8-7 on Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double in the eighth inning, Josh Hader recorded a two-inning save and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Saturday night. Atlanta began the game leading the NL East by one percentage point and had won nine of 12. Milwaukee snapped a two-game skid and pulled within two games of the NL Central lead.
Jesus Aguilar, Travis Shaw and Eric Thames hit consecutive first-inning homers to spoil the debut of San Diego’s Brett Kennedy and propel the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-4 victory over the Padres on Wednesday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Colorado Rockies can finally relax on the flight home. Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer with two outs in the 11th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Sunday thanks to an overturned replay review. Arenado’s 29th homer of the season came off Brewers closer Corey Knebel (2-2) and helped the Rockies avoid a sweep, giving them a sigh of relief after finishing an otherwise tough Midwest trip losers of five of seven.