Houston Astros defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 9-5

There might not be much willingness to acknowledge it, but there is a definite competition going on within the Milwaukee Brewers' starting rotation.

And Manny Parra's outing Monday night didn't do much for his cause.

The Brewers' left-hander wasn't downright awful, but he wasn't overly impressive in his team's 9-5 defeat at the hands of the Houston Astros at Miller Park.

Parra completed five innings but didn't record an out in the sixth and was taken out after the...

Just when the Milwaukee Brewers start to get folks semi-excited again, they go out and do something like this.

Frittering away an early four-run lead against arguably the worst offense in the National League, the Brewers stumbled to an ugly, momentum-busting 9-5 loss to the woeful Houston Astros on Monday night at Miller Park.

It was a dreadful performance reminiscent of the Brewers circa April and May, when the pitching staff couldn't stop anybody, instead of the cl...