Texas Rangers defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3

The Milwaukee Brewers had their chances.

Which, of course, only made the ending more frustrating.

Unable to get a big hit until finally breaking through for a run in the eighth inning, the Brewers put themselves in position to pull off a stunning victory in the ninth Saturday night against the Texas Rangers.

Instead, as Prince Fielder’s down season continued with a fly-out that left the tying run on third base, the Brewers were saddled with a 4-3 interleague defea...

Do the Brewers have a new No. 1 catcher?

Manager Ken Macha stopped short of giving Jonathan Lucroy that designation Saturday but it was significant that the rookie started behind the plate for the third consecutive game. After Lucroy was summoned from Class AAA Nashville on May 21, he was catching just one time through the five-man rotation for the most part.

George Kottaras, who took over as the No. 1 catcher when Gregg Zaun was lost for the remainder of the season ...