San Diego Padres defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-5

Even though the most important events regarding the future of the Milwaukee Brewers, both immediate and beyond, happened in the morning, there was still a game to be played at night.

A day after the Brewers were bludgeoned by the San Diego Padres to start a six-game home stand, general manager Doug Melvin jolted the team Wednesday by firing pitching coach Bill Castro, designating third baseman Bill Hall for assignment and optioning shortstop J.J. Hardy to Class AAA Nash...