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GM: John Axford, K-Rod to share duties

Updated: July 14, 2011, 10:55 AM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- With their trade for Francisco Rodriguez, the Milwaukee Brewers now can call on a pair of potential closers. And in a tense ninth-inning situation, it sounds as if either Rodriguez or John Axford could get in the game.

Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said both Rodriguez and Axford, the team's current closer, will get chances to finish games as Milwaukee makes a push for the playoffs.

"We're not going to get involved with the roles at this time," Melvin said ...

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