BREAKING: Christian Yelich falls just short of second straight MVP

Christian Yelich was oh so close to claiming a second straight MVP award.

Back-to-back homers in 1st carry Pirates past Brewers, 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, and that was enough to push the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday.    

Bell’s 4 hits send Pirates over Brewers 7-3

Josh Bell tied a career with four hits, Gregory Polanco homered and both drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. 

Aguilar, Perez power Brewers past Braves 10-3

Jesus Aguilar homered twice, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 10-3 on Sunday. Aguilar hit a solo drive in the seventh and a three-run shot in the eighth. 

Sanchez sharp as Braves beat Brewers 5-1 to snap skid

Anibal Sanchez abruptly ended Atlanta’s season-long losing streak. Sanchez pitched effectively into the seventh and Freddie Freeman added three hits, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. 

Aguilar homers as Brewers beat Braves 5-4

Jesus Aguilar hit his 20th homer, rookie Freddy Peralta pitched six sharp innings and the surging Milwaukee Brewers held off the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Friday night. 

Chacin solid in Brewers’ 7-2 win over Braves

Jhoulys Chacin threw seven solid innings and Hernan Perez homered among his three hits, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night in a matchup of first-place teams. NL Central Division-leading Milwaukee won its fourth game in a row to go 17 games over .500 (52-35) for the first time since July 1, 2014, when the Brewers were 51-34. 

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Light snow likely Sunday

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