Arizona Diamondbacks defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-4

Despite playing with a distinct manpower shortage Monday night, the Milwaukee Brewers put themselves in position for what would have been one of their scrappiest victories of the season.

They couldn't finish it off.

John Axford and Trevor Hoffman, the two protagonists in the Brewers' recent closing drama, couldn't get the job done as the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-4, 10-inning triumph at Miller Park.

Arizona tied the game with a run in the nin...

Two days before the Milwaukee Brewers announced they had acquired outfielder Chris Dickerson from Cincinnati in a trade for outfielder Jim Edmonds, Dickerson received a tip that he might be coming to Milwaukee.

The tip came from Ryan Braun.

"Ryan Braun sent me a text saying I might be coming to Milwaukee," Dickerson said Monday after the swap was announced. "We had a conversation, going back and forth. That's how I first heard about it."

Braun heard that Edmonds h...