Milwaukee Brewers defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-4

The only thing hotter than the weather at Miller Park on Thursday afternoon was Casey McGehee's smoking bat.

"I thought I was going to turn into a pool of sweat out there," said Brewers starting pitcher Randy Wolf.

"It was one of the hottest days I've pitched. It was kind of miserable out there."

The Brewers made it even more miserable for Arizona right-hander Rodrigo Lopez by scoring six runs over the first two innings and later surviving some walk-induced tensio...

On the personal frustration meter, LaTroy Hawkins' needle went beyond the red zone long ago.

The Milwaukee Brewers veteran reliever returned to the disabled list Thursday with shoulder weakness, the same problem that sidelined him from early May until late July. He made only five appearances before the discomfort returned.

"I've never had anything like this," said Hawkins, who signed a two-year, $7.5 million free-agent deal last winter. "I hate not being able to pull...