New York Mets defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 10-4
Jeff Suppan knows he's not getting the job done.
All the Milwaukee Brewers right-hander has to do is listen to the boos each time he takes the mound.
The boos were loud and long during his latest outing Sunday, when the 35-year-old allowed four runs and six hits in 1 2/3 innings as the New York Mets took control in a 10-4 victory over the Brewers at Miller Park.
The Mets avoided a series sweep behind a strong pitching performance from knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dick...
It's not certain when Trevor Hoffman will get his next save opportunity, although Brewers manager Ken Macha is certain it will happen.
The Brewers veteran and major leagues' all-time saves leader is temporarily stuck on 596 saves while 27-year-old John Axford has taken the closer's role for now.
Hoffman did enter the game Sunday in the Brewers' 10-4 loss to the New York Mets on Sunday, and he pitched effectively while retiring all three batters he faced in the eighth...
MILWAUKEE - There is a physical sensation when a good knuckleball leaves your hand, R.A. Dickey was saying. You know it, you repeat it over and over and the pitch flutters through the strike zone, prompting bad swings by frustrated hitters.
In the early innings of his start Sunday against the Brewers, though, Dickey rarely enjoyed that feeling. In the past, he might've abandoned the pitch that he's thrown for five years, the one that got him back to the majors. But he h...