Milwaukee Brewers defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 17-3

The Milwaukee Brewers seem so comfortable against the Pittsburgh Pirates, you almost expect to see them reclining on La-Z-Boys in the dugout, wearing smoking jackets and slippers, martinis in hand.

The Brewers extended two streaks of stunning dominance over Pittsburgh with a 17-3 whipping Monday night at Miller Park.

In going 4-0 against the Pirates this season, the Brewers have outscored their NL Central foe by an unimaginable 53-4 margin. In between Games 3 and 4 a...

MILWAUKEE (AP) Yovani Gallardo did it all in Milwaukee's latest blowout of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Gallardo pitched six strong innings and drove in three runs, Gregg Zaun matched career highs with four hits and five RBIs and the Brewers extended their mastery of Pittsburgh with a 17-3 victory Monday night.

The Brewers have outscored the Pirates 53-4 in their last four meetings, including a three-game sweep in Pittsburgh last week during which Milwaukee outscored the ...

Some pitchers just feel more comfortable in starting roles than working out of the bullpen.

The Milwaukee Brewers believe that to be the case with left-hander Chris Narveson, which is why he was selected to replace right-hander Jeff Suppan in the starting rotation. Narveson will start Wednesday against Pittsburgh.

In his first stint with the Brewers last season, Narveson struggled to an 8.44 ERA in nine relief outings before being sent outright back to Nashville. He ...