Milwaukee Brewers defeat Minnesota Twins, 7-5

Major-league baseball is not like a friendly game of golf.

You do not get a first-inning mulligan.

"Maybe I should get the clubhouse guy or somebody to start the first inning for me," joked Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson.

Six batters into the game Tuesday night at Miller Park, that didn't seem like such a bad idea. The Minnesota Twins had three runs in, three on and no outs.

Narveson quickly gathered himself, stopping what could have been a massacre ...

Brewers manager Ken Macha said Tuesday afternoon he can envision the day when Trevor Hoffman will be the team's closer again.

Macha just wasn't prepared to say when that might be.

"I think he's done real well," said Macha. "That's all going to work itself out. I'm not worried about it."

For a moment, it appeared Hoffman's return to the closer's role would happen that evening in the series opener against Minnesota. With the Brewers ahead, 5-3, in the seventh inning...