Milwaukee Brewers defeat Florida Marlins, 7-4

Miami — What next for Trevor Hoffman?

Brewers manager Ken Macha knew the question was coming. That didn't mean he had an answer, however.

After Hoffman's latest setback Tuesday night, the only sure thing was that his next outing would not signal a return to the closer's role.

"Do you want me to get tarred and feathered?" Macha said.

In his fourth outing since being removed from the closer's role, Hoffman surrendered three seventh-inning runs that allowed Florid...

Miami — In this Year of Awful Pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers, one member of the staff has refused to be stricken by the spreading epidemic.

Run support or not, Yovani Gallardo provides a respite from the madness every five days.

Fulfilling the role of stopper he had no choice but to embrace, Gallardo came through again Wednesday night to snap the Brewers' three-game skid in a 7-4 triumph over the Florida Marlins at Sun Life Stadium.

Not only did Gallardo pitch...