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  1. Giants' Jake Peavy loses no-hitter in 8th, settles for win over B...

    Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  2. Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

    Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  3. Best defensive tools in baseball -- MLB

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden, Christopher Crawford

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden and Christopher Crawford lay out which players have the best defensive tools in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  4. St. Louis Cardinals will overcome pitching injuries with great de...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt explains why the St. Louis Cardinals will overcome pitching injuries thanks to their elite defense.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  5. Milwaukee Brewers manager defends Ryan Braun over blunder

    Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke is coming to Ryan Braun's defense over the baserunning blunder that cost their team a run in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Miami.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Brewers 4, Cubs 3

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday: How it happened: The Brewers got out to a 4-0 lead thanks to some poor defense and some early struggles by Jeff Samardzija. Jonathan Lucroy had a run-...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  7. Notes on D: Giants benefit from shifts

    Mark Simon

    Is it perhaps a coincidence that the two National League teams currently playing at a 100-win pace, the Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants, are the two rated to have fared the best at using defensive shifts? Perhaps. But it strikes us as w...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  8. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  9. Sox defense has been off the mark

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Keeping the game within three runs was what was on the mind of Red Sox catcher David Ross in the eighth inning of Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. With the Red Sox down 3-0 and on the verge of being swept at Fenway Park for ...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  10. Seattle Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik in defense -- 'We've never de...

    Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik, saying it required "a brief response," took measures to defend himself and his organization Monday after an article published this weekend portrayed the club and its front office as highly dysfunctional.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  11. Yadier Molina of St. Louis Cardinals wins sixth straight Gold Glo...

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina won his sixth straight Gold Glove award Tuesday, making him one of four players in the World Series rewarded for superior defense this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  12. St. Louis Cardinals have hidden NLCS edge in game of shifting - M...

    Scott Spratt

    Neither the Cardinals or Dodgers like to aggressively shift their defense. But, as Scott Spratt explains, this works in St. Louis' favor.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  13. Castro a mixed bag on defense

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro's defense came up Monday as manager Dale Sveum discussed his three candidates for the Gold Glove award. Darwin Barney, Welington Castillo and Anthony Rizzo are getting publicity for their work in...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  14. Matt Holliday, Shelby Miller lead Cardinals to their 4th straight...

    Cardinals get big hit, beat Brewers 4-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  15. Mariners are going to contend all summer

    Jim Bowden

    After another win in the Bronx last night, the Seattle Mariners are just a game below .500 and in second place in the AL West. This club was built on pitching and defense, and it's strong in both areas. However, with an offense that ranks 14th in the...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  16. Brandon Phillips' homer, defense lead Reds past Brewers

    Brandon Phillips homered and made a spectacular rally-busting play -- using his left knee to get a forceout and start a double play -- as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 10, 2013