Milwaukee Brewers defeat Houston Astros, 4-3
The second guessers reached those gates, and they were nearly in their own personal heaven.
But they were turned away.
It was a decision that could have easily backfired on Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha. And had that happened, the pundits would have roasted him via snail mail, e-mail, Internet, radio, television and any other medium they could imagine.
Either Macha would pinch hit with his only remaining bench player and backup catcher with the winning run a...
Rickie Weeks walked home with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a comeback 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros Thursday at Miller Park.
Casey McGehee poked a leadoff single into right off Houston closer Matt Lindstrom (1-1), who had converted 22 straight save opportunities dating to last season, including his first 10 in 2010. After Corey Hart flied out to right and George Kottaras walked, Alcides Escobar hit a liner to left ...
With all the problems concerning performance and health for the Milwaukee Brewers, manager Ken Macha and pitching coach Rick Peterson have another obstacle.
They must try to win, which has been difficult lately, with two inexperienced catchers.
That position probably is the second-most important on the diamond, and veteran Gregg Zaun is out with a labrum tear in his right shoulder. The injury could keep him out for as little as four weeks or for the rest of the seaso...
Full count: No long balls allowed
Game report: Thursday at a glance