John Axford out as Brewers closer
MILWAUKEE -- One day after his worst outing in a difficult season, John Axford lost his job as the Milwaukee Brewers' closer.
Manager Ron Roenicke said before Tuesday night's game against St. Louis that Francisco Rodriguez will be handling ninth-inning duties while Axford tries to get his confidence back in lower-pressure situations.
"It's always difficult when you're talking about a guy that we feel the way we do about Ax," Roenicke said. "We still remember what he did last year for ...
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