Milwaukee Brewers defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3

St. Louis — The Manny Parra story is predictable, frustrating and baffling all at the same time.

An enigma no one has been able to figure out, not even the man himself.

The Milwaukee Brewers' hard-throwing left-hander is extremely talented with plus-pitches, making him an attractive commodity in this game.

But there is a reason he has made just three starts this season and spent most of the year in the bullpen, only emerging in the rotation because of injuries and...

St. Louis — The meeting between manager Ken Macha and the Milwaukee Brewers brass that was scheduled for Tuesday was unexpectedly moved up to Sunday out of necessity.

It turned out the Brewers had to place right-handed reliever Todd Coffey on the 15-day disabled list with a right thumb contusion. The team needed to figure out what to do with his roster spot so it could make a move Tuesday when the team opens a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park.