Cincinnati Reds defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 8-5

Three more games and the Milwaukee Brewers finish the "easy" part of their schedule.

Thank goodness, because playing the so-called chumps of the National League has buried them.

It was another discouraging day at Miller Park on Thursday as the Brewers ended a discouraging series in what has become a discouraging second half. Turning an early 4-0 lead into an 8-5 loss, the Brewers were swept on their home turf by the Cincinnati Reds, who checked into town on a downwar...