Los Angeles Angels defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 5-1

Anaheim, Calif. — It had been 250 games since it happened last, making it somewhat of a rarity.

When the Milwaukee Brewers lineup was posted for the series finale against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, there was a change next to Prince Fielder's name. Instead of "3" or "1B" appearing next to his name, "DH" was inked to the side of it.

Fielder, who had started 250 consecutive games at first base, was the designated hitter Wednesday, the first time he has not start...

Anaheim, Calif. — This was a textbook example of role reversal.

For two consecutive nights, the Milwaukee Brewers used a formula to win normally absent from their bag of tricks this season. They scored early and let the starting pitching work comfortably and deep into the game.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, as hot as any team in baseball coming into the series, swiped that recipe for the series finale Wednesday, salvaging a 5-1 victory at Angel Stadium.

For t...