Philadelphia Phillies defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2

This just keeps getting worse.

The first month and a half of the season is becoming historically bad for the Milwaukee Brewers when they play at home, just the most recent glaring problem for a team that is running out of room on their shelves for such obstructions.

The Brewers went winless during their six-game home stand, getting swept by the Atlanta Braves and their normally putrid offense and by the two-time defending National League kings, the Philadelphia Phill...

Two years ago, with the baseball season one-quarter over, I wrote that the Yankees' Mariano Rivera might go all of 2008 without giving up a run.

He gave up a run the day after my column appeared.

Now, in 2010, with the baseball season nearly one-quarter over, Rivera again had a 0.00 ERA entering the weekend. And there I was on Sunday - because I tend to make the same mistake over and over - finishing up a column declaring that Rivera might not give up a run all year....