Milwaukee Brewers defeat Chicago Cubs, 3-2

As badly as things have gone with their pitching staff this season, the Milwaukee Brewers cannot afford to lose games in which No. 1 starter Yovani Gallardo pitches shutout ball.

The Brewers were in danger of doing exactly that Tuesday night until Casey McGehee came to the rescue.

Fighting off a 3-2 slider from Chicago closer Carlos Marmol, McGehee bounced a two-run, two-out single up the middle in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Brewers an uplifting 3-2 v...

Anyone expecting a major revelation or the answer to Milwaukee Brewers' pitching problems to come Tuesday would have been highly disappointed.

Mainly because the revelation happened a day earlier when the club released Jeff Suppan, but also because there weren't any surprises that resulted from Sunday's meeting between manager Ken Macha and the team's higher officers, the contents of which were to be revealed Tuesday before the Brewers embarked on a six-game home stand ...

MILWAUKEE -- They haven't won with him, and now the Cubs are going to try to win without him for a couple weeks and let .168-hitting Aramis Ramirez heal.

The longtime cleanup hitter, who has battled a deep bruise near the base of his left thumb for more than a month, is expected to go on the 15-day disabled list today.

Chad Tracy, who has been hitting well since a demotion to Class AAA Iowa on May 7, is expected to be recalled to take Ramirez's place and could get a ...

MILWAUKEE -- Now they can't even beat the Brewers?

If this is where the Cubs' wayward season has landed 58 games in, then they might as well start putting up the for-sale signs on some of those sought-after veterans right now.

Because after Tuesday's wrenching 3-2 walk-off loss to Casey McGehee and the Milwaukee Brewers, they're starting to bottom out -- assured of a losing road trip through weak sisters Pittsburgh, Houston and Milwaukee, and fast making their own ca...