Philadelphia Phillies defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 5-4

Philadelphia — The Milwaukee Brewers' September schedule is ripe with games against teams still in playoff contention.

Sixteen of the 29 games this month, including those that have been played, are against teams fighting for division titles or wild-card berths, leaving the Brewers in a spoiler role.

The Brewers aren't mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, but they entered Saturday's game against the Phillies 16 games out of first place in the National League C...

Philadelphia — For the second consecutive night, the game-changing play was rooted in left field.

Friday night it was a misplayed fly ball by Ryan Braun, who thought he heard centerfielder Lorenzo Cain call him off, that fell for a double and eventually led to the game-winning run. Braun was not charged with an error, but the 1-0 defeat could have been placed at his feet.

This time, the mistake was much less Braun's fault, but he was charged with the error and becaus...