Milwaukee Brewers defeat Washington Nationals, 11-7

Washington — In a game in which the Milwaukee Brewers scored 10 times before taking the field and the two clubs combined for 27 hits and 18 runs, a defensive gem turned the tide.

That's what kind of game it was Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park.

When the Brewers looked back on what it took to hang on to an 11-7 victory over Washington, talk quickly turned to a throw made by centerfielder Carlos Gomez in the bottom of the seventh inning that caught Ian Desmond trying...

Washington — Brewers manager Ken Macha and bench coach Willie Randolph could relate to the marathon game played Saturday by St. Louis and New York, finally won, 2-1, by the Mets in 20 innings.

Through the first 18 innings of that game, there were no runs.

Macha and Randolph were on opposite sides on Aug. 23, 1989, in Montreal when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Expos played 21 scoreless innings before Rick Dempsey socked a homer in the 22nd inning to give L.A. a 1-0 vic...