PHOENIX (AP) The ink was hardly dry on his $18.25 million, one-year contract with Milwaukee when Yasmani Grandal started working the phone, reaching out to as many new teammates as possible from his offseason home in Peoria. The Brewers'' new backstop wanted to get a running start when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Colorado Rockies will be without the reliever who boasted he could strike out Babe Ruth, but they believe the bridge between their solid starting rotation and premier closer Wade Davis remains sturdy.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says free agent Cameron Maybin is closing in on a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants, who were still in the market for outfielders to add depth.
The Los Angeles Dodgers collide with the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park. The Dodgers will give the ball to Clayton Kershaw while Chris Sale will take the hill for the Red Sox.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers continue the National League Championship Series with Game 6 at Miller Park. Clayton Kershaw pitched the Dodgers past the Brewers 5-2 Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the series.
The Houston Astros look to prevent the Boston Red Sox from taking a commanding 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam in the eight inning to help the Red Sox win Game 3 8-2 yesterday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to even the National League Championship Series when they host the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 4 on Tuesday. The Brewers won Game 3 4-0 thanks to Jhoulys Chacin combining with four relievers on a five-hitter. Orlando Arcia hit a two-run home run in the win.
Tonight the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers continue the National League Championship Series with Game 3 at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers staged a late rally and Justin Turner hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning to lift them over the Brewers for a 4-3 victory that evened the NLCS at a game apiece.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers clash in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park. The Dodgers won the season series against the Brewers, 4-3, winning two of three games at Miller Park on July 20-22.