Milwaukee Brewers defeat Atlanta Braves, 9-3

Atlanta — A baseball manager can be judged on any number of the game's facets, but there is one over which he has the most control and is usually the most difficult to navigate.

The bullpen.

Those seven, sometimes eight, arms sitting away from the dugout and waiting to be called upon at the most crucial times can be the most important pieces in the chess match, and how one manages them can mean the difference in which team walks down the dugout steps with a victory i...

Atlanta — Doug Davis reported no rust, fatigue or pain after his first start off the disabled list, but there certainly was something wrong, and it landed him on the DL again, this time with left elbow tendinitis.

Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was called up from Class AAA Nashville to replace Davis, giving the Brewers 12 pitchers on the 25-man roster.

Davis started July 9 against the Pirates at Miller Park, his first outing since May 10 after inflammation around the lining...