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Milwaukee Brewers (62-59)


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Brewers host Pirates, seek fourth straight victory

MILWAUKEE -- It is only a three-game winning streak, but the Milwaukee Brewers feel as if they are back on track in what has suddenly become a scramble atop the National League Central.

The Brewers' surge -- paired with losses by the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night -- moved Milwaukee into a tie with the Cardinals for second place, 1 1/2 games behind the division-leading Cubs.

After watching their own 5 1/2-game lead over the rest of their rivals disappear thanks to a 7-18 swoon, the Brewers (62-59) suddenly have momentum as they go into the finale of a two-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park.

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Leaders
AVG: T. Shaw.293
HR: E. Thames27
RBI: T. Shaw78
SB: J. Villar22
W: Z. Davies14
ERA: J. Nelson3.72
Saves: C. Knebel23
K: J. Nelson162
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 6256.525-
St. Louis 6158.5131.5
Milwaukee 6259.5121.5
Pittsburgh 5861.4874.5
Cincinnati 5070.41713
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .251 (19)
Runs: 558 (15)
Hits: 1032 (15)
Home Runs: 172 (7)
Stolen Bases: 101 (2)
OBP: .322 (16)
SLG: .435 (11)
Total Bases: 1791 (7)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.15 (11)
Runs Allowed: 542 (13)
Saves: 38 (4)
Strikeouts: 986 (11)
OpBA: .256 (15)
OBP: .332 (18)
SLG: .430 (16)
Run Support: 4.64 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/13 B. Suter Placed on 10-Day DL (Strained left rotator cuff)
8/12 M. Blazek Designated for Assignment
8/12 N. Walker Traded NY Mets (for player to be named)
8/11 S. Vogt Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/8 C. Anderson Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/15 O. Arcia Back spasms (day-to-day)
8/13 B. Suter Strained left rotator cuff (on 10-day DL)
8/6 D. Santana Bruised wrist (day-to-day)
8/4 J. Bandy Fractured rib (on 10-day DL)
7/23 M. Garza off 10-day DL
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