Wisconsin Sports

Suarez’s 2 HRs lead Reds over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eugenio Suarez hit a pair of home runs, including a two-run, go-ahead shot in the ninth inning off Jeremy Jeffress as the Reds rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Brewers on Monday night. Suarez had given Cincinnati a 4-1 lead when he took Adrian Houser deep with two out in ...

Saladino’s slam lifts Brewers over D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee's final day in the desert was not going well. The Brewers trailed by four runs after three innings, starter Brandon Woodruff went down with an injury and there was little reason to expect another comeback. One long-time-coming swing by Tyler Saladino changed the ...

Arcia, Brewers hold off Diamondbacks, 5-1

PHOENIX (AP) — Lorenzo Cain has a flair for dramatic catches. He's made his share, and Thursday night's big play might have been one of his best. The Milwaukee Brewers center fielder leaped against the wall in right-center near the 413-foot sign, raised his glove over the yellow home run ...

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers rout Braves, 13-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Earlier in the day, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said his team had to find a way to make more plays in order to claw out of its midseason slump. Milwaukee then went out and did it Tuesday night. Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo ...

Packers’ profit drops 98 percent to $724,000

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and change in head coach from Mike McCarthy to Matt ...

Bucks re-sign guard Hill

The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent guard George Hill. The team said Tuesday that Hill, who was acquired from Cleveland in December in a five-player, three-team trade, will return on a three-year deal. "George is a consummate pro and an important part of our team," said Bucks ...

Brewers’ Yelich (back) pulls out of HR Derby, A’s Chapman in

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers has pulled out of Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby with a back injury and will be replaced by Oakland Athletics slugger Matt Chapman. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Yelich would sit out the derby. ...

Liu opens Green Bay tourney with course record

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — One year after Yu Liu shot her lowest round on the LPGA Tour at Thornberry Creek of Oneida, she tied the course record with a 10-under 62 for a one-shot lead in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. “I really like the golf course, apparently,” Liu said. “So it’s ...

Castillo pitches Reds past slumping Brewers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo tuned up for his first All-Star Game with an absolute gem. Castillo struck out nine while pitching one-hit ball into the eighth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Thursday. “This was the best outing, not only of the ...

Brewers’ Yelich hits 30th home run

CINCINNATI (AP) — The National League's reigning MVP sure knows how to perform an encore. Christian Yelich singled with the bases loaded and hit his major league-leading 30th homer Monday night, helping the Milwaukee Brewers rally for their sixth straight victory at Great American Ball ...

Mariners top Brewers, 4-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — J.P. Crawford has relied on a simple approach that has him in quite a groove. Crawford had three hits and three RBIs, and Wade LeBlanc struck out six in five innings to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Wednesday night for their third straight ...

Teary-eyed Giannis wins NBA MVP honors

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in ...

Streaking Reds handcuff Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tanner Roark finally got some early run support and made the most of it. Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over six solid innings and Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers ...

Bobcats, Patriots honored

Softball FLORENCE, Wis. — Four Florence players have earned All-Northern Lakes Conference softball first-team berths. League coaches selected Bobcats juniors Jenna and Jordyn Springer and sophomores Lacey Enders and Sidney Tomczak to the first team. Goodman-Pembine sophomore Kalen Berger ...

Bucks trade sole selection

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern California with the 30th overall pick Thursday night, but that selection is expected to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bucks and Pistons ...

Padres blank Brewers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Backed by Manny Machado’s home run, Joey Lucchesi gave the San Diego Padres’ bullpen a chance to catch its collective breath. The big left-hander threw seven brilliant innings in a combined four-hitter to lead the Padres to a 2-0 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on ...

Softball: Niagara’s Wells makes M&O Conference 1st team

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara junior infielder Isabel Wells has been selected to the All-M&O Conference softball first team. Coaches named Badgers sophomore pitcher Noelle Champagne to the second team with junior outfielder Jayden Payette and junior catcher Destiny Bourassa. Honorable mention ...

Baseball: Badgers’ Kaldor named 1 of 3 M&O Conference MVPs

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara senior Landen Kaldor has joined Wausaukee’s Andrew Schroeder and Crivitz’s Jaden Werner as co-most valuable baseball players in the M&O Conference. Kaldor also earned an M&O first-team berth in the infield with junior teammate Josh Weber. Niagara had ...

Adams embracing new leadership role

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With Jordy Nelson long gone and Randall Cobb in Dallas, there now is an undisputed leader in the Green Bay Packers wide receivers' room. Davante Adams spent a portion of the team's practice Wednesday during mandatory minicamp coaching young wideouts on routes and ...

Packers’ Jones returns for minicamp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Safety Josh Jones, who missed all of the voluntary organized team activities, appeared on the practice field with his teammates as the Green Bay Packers opened their mandatory minicamp. But Jones did not participate Tuesday. The third-year safety was sidelined with a ...