San Francisco Giants defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-1

For the second consecutive day, Alcides Escobar forced pitches to be thrown that never should have been called for.

A day after the rookie shortstop made two costly errors that could impact the playoff hopes of the Milwaukee Brewers, Escobar committed a crucial error that helped the San Francisco Giants break open a tight game and take the series opener, 6-1, Monday afternoon as clouds sat above Miller Park, making those infamous shadows a non-factor all game. Still, th...

Yovani Gallardo wanted to wait on the decision. So did general manager Doug Melvin.

But manager Ken Macha saw no need to hold off on it because he knew without a doubt what the answer was.

Gallardo, the Milwaukee Brewers' newly anointed all-star right-hander, will not make his next start before the all-star break, and he definitely will not pitch in the All-Star Game next week in Anaheim, Calif., because of his "mild" left oblique strain, suffered Sunday in St. Louis...

Longtime Brewers outfielder Geoff Jenkins will officially retire from Major League Baseball as a member of the team that drafted him ninth overall in 1995.

Jenkins will hold a news conference Friday at Miller Park and throw out the first pitch of that game against Pittsburgh.

Jenkins spent 10 seasons with the Brewers before playing his final season with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008, the year they won the World Series.

"Geoff indicated a desire to retire as a ...