Colorado Rockies defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 5-4

Denver — As Ryan Braun went back toward the wall, he knew he had a beat on the ball and believed he could make a play on it to save the game.

And for a split second, Kameron Loe, the pitcher who served the pitch, and Yovani Gallardo, the starter that got the Milwaukee Brewers into the eighth inning, thought the leftfielder actually came up with the catch.

But as Braun fell to the warning track and the crowd paused to determine the ball’s location, Troy Tulowitzki rou...

Denver — The saga of the slowest healing heel in Milwaukee Brewers history came to an expected end Friday when the club released reserve outfielder Jody Gerut.

Gerut, 32, was first activated from the disabled list, which he had been on since May 23 with a bruised left heel that seemed to take forever to get better. The team expected Gerut's injury would sideline him for a couple of weeks and maybe a touch longer at the worst, but Gerut was in a walking boot until the Br...