If Jacoby Ellsbury hits leadoff for the Red Sox on Opening Day against Justin Verlander, a little bit of MVP history and trivia will be made, writes Buster Olney.
Prince Fielder hit a walk-off homer to keep the Brewers in the wild-card hunt.
Ryan Howard hit his major league-leading 43rd homer, Jamie Moyer pitched 5 2/3 effective innings and the Phillies beat the Brewers 5-3 to gain ground in the playoff race.
Jeff Keppinger's double capped a three-run, ninth-inning rally off Milwaukee closer Salomon Torres and the Reds beat the Brewers 5-4 on Monday night.
Will Venable hit his first career homer and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 5-2 on Thursday night, handing the slumping Brewers their fourth straight loss.
Ben Sheets worked six scoreless innings and Ryan Braun was 3-for-5 with a two-run homer to help the Brewers beat the Cardinals 12-0 on Tuesday night.
Manny Parra won for the first time since July 20 and J.J. Hardy hit a two-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Houston Astros 5-2 on Wednesday.
Geoff Blum hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning to help the Astros beat Ben Sheets and the Brewers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
CC Sabathia pitched a five-hitter to remain unbeaten with the Brewers and Milwaukee beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Friday night.
Jorge Campillo shut out Milwaukee for seven innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Ben Sheets and the Brewers 5-0 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
Rickie Weeks hit a two-run double to cap a four-run sixth inning, Prince Fielder homered and the Brewers remained unbeaten against the Giants this season with an 8-5 win on Saturday.
Manny Parra allowed two hits in seven innings to win his sixth straight start and the Brewers beat Minnesota 5-0 on Saturday night to end the Twins' 10-game winning streak.
Aubrey Huff went 4-for-5 with two homers, and Baltimore's bullpen pitched seven scoreless innings in an 8-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Seth McClung was victorious in his first start in almost two years to help the Brewers beat the Nats 5-2 on Saturday.
Manny Parra pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings, and Mike Cameron and Corey Hart homered to help the Brewers snap a five-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Pirates on Tuesday night.
Daisuke Matsuzaka remained unbeaten, holding Milwaukee to a pair of unearned runs pitching into the seventh inning, and David Ortiz hit a three-run homer to help the Red Sox beat the Brewers 5-3 on Saturday.