Final: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

Anthony Rizzo homered for the 4th straight game and Jorge Soler maintained the Cubs' lead by robbing a 2-run homer in the 9th inning as the Cubs won their 4th straight. Box score

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K-Rod could still be moved

He wasn't traded before the non-waiver deadline, but Francisco Rodriguez could still leave Milwaukee. It wouldn't take much for a contender to get Rodriguez and bolster its bullpen. Crasnick: August trade candidates

Brewers should’ve been more aggressive

Milwaukee traded Carlos Gomez, a necessary move, to get the franchise’s rebuilding process going. The Brewers don’t look well situated to compete in 2016 so Dan Szymborski’s ranks them at 17th. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Crasnick: Players who could get traded in August

Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there still could be more moves coming in August. Jerry Crasnick identifies players who could change teams this month.

Top sellers at trade deadline (4:34)
Coghlan lays out for the catch (0:15)

Hammel, Rizzo lead Cubs past Brewers 4-1

Jason Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the rebuilding Brewers 4-1 on Frid

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Rizzo homers, Cubs beat Brewers

Anthony Rizzo hit a solo home run in the sixth to help bring Chicago a 4-1 win in Milwaukee. The Cubs are now one game back in the wild-card race.

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Power a plus for Khris Davis

With Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra gone via trades, Davis should once again get a starting nod in the Brewers outfield. Fantasy owners could look to Davis for home runs. Deadline fantasy winners, losers (Insider)

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1dDan Szymborski

Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

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Cardinals get reliever Broxton from Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.


The #Orioles have acquired OF Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for minor league RHP Zach Davies. Welcome to #Birdland, Gerardo!

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Bowden: Best remaining options

Closer Francisco Rodriguez may leave Milwaukee by the end of the day. Could the Toronto Blue Jays make one last move for him? Potential fits (Insider)


Orioles acquire scorching Parra

Baltimore trades pitcher Zach Davies to Milwaukee for OF Gerardo Parra, who's in the midst of an MLB-best 14-game hitting streak. He's the second outfielder dealt by Milwaukee in as many days (Carlos Gomez on Thursday).

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Carlos Gomez with the quote of the week

Gomez's medical records contributed to the Mets-Brewers trade breaking down, according to reports. To that he said: "I don't have any [physical] problem. I've been playing. I feel sexy." The Astros agreed and traded for the OF.

Rizzo leads Cubs' comeback over Brewers

Anthony Rizzo came up with a big 3-run HR to put Chicago in front on the way to a 5-2 win.


Rizzo helps Cubs beat Brewers 5-2

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer with two out in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Thursday night.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25021st
On Base Percentage.30423rd
Slugging Percentage.39218th
Earned Run Average4.1024th
Quality Starts4425th


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