Florida Marlins defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 13-5

Miami - Zach Braddock doesn't know for sure if he is related to "Cinderella Man," James J. Braddock, one of the most unlikely champions in the history of heavyweight boxing.

"I would love that to be true," said Braddock, whose exploration of the family tree as a teenager was inconclusive. "I heard from a distant relative that there's something to it."

Considering the obstacles the Milwaukee Brewers' rookie left-handed reliever overcame to get to the big leagues, the ...

Miami — Left-hander Chris Capuano's return to action in the major leagues now has a date and place: He will start for the Brewers on Thursday against the Florida Marlins.

Manager Ken Macha announced Monday that Capuano will replace lefty Manny Parra in the starting rotation. After making two shortened starts, Parra will return to bullpen duty.

"I don't know how things will all work out," said Macha. "We'll see how this goes."

It was no surprise that Capuano was ta...

Miami — Whether because of their starting pitcher or a reliever - or both - the sixth inning has been a mine field all season for the Milwaukee Brewers.

If manager Ken Macha leaves the starter in, he folds and allows the game to turn. If Macha summons a reliever, that pitcher gives it up with the same result.

Then, there are days such as Monday, when both starter and reliever melt down in the sixth. Any wonder that the Brewers have been outscored, 36-17, in that inni...