Milwaukee Brewers defeat Houston Astros, 7-2
It had to happen, sooner or later.
It happened later, both in terms of games and innings, but that didn't detract from the moment when Prince Fielder became the Milwaukee Brewers' new single-season RBI king Saturday night.
Fielder capped the Brewers' fourth consecutive triumph with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, the crowning blow in a 7-2 decision over the Houston Astros at Miller Park.
The bases-loaded drive to center off Astros closer Jose Valverde gave F...
MILWAUKEE (AP) Prince Fielder was happy to finally get Milwaukee's RBI record.
His sacrifice fly in the eighth inning allowed him to set the club mark for RBIs in a season and helped Milwaukee to a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Fielder's 127 RBIs surpassed current Astros manager Cecil Cooper, who set the mark for Milwaukee with 126 in 1983.
"It was nice to get the job done and drive in a run," said Fielder, beer dripping from his head as a...