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Giants and Brewers Go Around and Around

September 22, 2006

This late in the season, it’s hard to find something that a player or team hasn’t accomplished, but the San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers did it quite easily, right at the beginning of their Friday night thriller. Randy Winn jumpstarted the Giants’ first-inning with a single The Giants began the game with a big […]

Brewers Add David Bell to Help Oft-Injured Infield

July 29, 2006

In a deal that helps the Brewers fill a temporary, injury-created hole at third base, Milwaukee acquired 3B David Bell from the Philadelphia Phillies.  Going to the Phillies was minor league pitcher Wilfrido Laureano, who is not much of a prospect since he has spent more than 4 seasons at the class-A level.   The Brewers […]

Brewers Give Up on 2006 By Trading Carlos Lee to Texas

July 28, 2006

In the biggest trade of the 2006 Deadline by far, the Milwaukee Brewers have traded outfielder Carlos Lee to the Texas Rangers, for outfielders Kevin Mench and Laynce Nix, as well as reliever Francisco Cordero.  The Brewers were still very much in the running for the NL Wildcard this season, but Lee was far and […]

Cardinals in Deep Trouble After Pujols Injury

June 4, 2006

The St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2006 season as the best team in the National League; a title they have held for three consecutive seasons. Things were looking up for the Cardinals, with Albert Pujols on a record-breaking homerun pace, and good contributions from newcomers Aaron Miles and Juan Encarnacion. The starting pitching was solid […]