Milwaukee Brewers defeat Cincinnati Reds, 4-3

Cincinnati — Trevor Hoffman has enjoyed his two years with the Brewers but he knows he won't be back in Milwaukee in 2011.

"That's not going to happen," said baseball's all-time saves leader. "Why would they pay $7 million for me to pitch in this role?"

Hoffman, 42, referred to what was a $7 million option on his contract for 2011. That option increased to $7.5 million with a $750,000 buyout recently when he reached 35 games finished for the season.

Having the Bre...

Cincinnati — Depending on how the career of Mark Rogers progresses in the months and years to come, the past few weeks might come to be known as a watershed moment for the Milwaukee Brewers' pitching prospect.

Rogers acquitted himself well in his second major-league start Friday night, going five strong innings in a game the Brewers eventually pulled out in 11 innings, 4-3, over the playoff-bound Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Recovering from a four-pit...