Author Archives: Rick Thomas

Gov. Evers Proclaims June 19th ‘Juneteenth Day’ in Wisconsin

Gov. Evers Proclaims June 19th ‘Juneteenth Day’ in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers issued a proclamation declaring today, June 19, as Juneteenth Day throughout the state of Wisconsin.  Juneteenth commemorates the day, in 1865, where the last slaves were informed of their freedom, effectively ending slavery in the United States. “Juneteenth is recognized throughout the United States and Wisconsin is proud to be a part of…Read more »

Brewers Bullpen Salvages Final Game of Bay Series 5-3

Brewers Bullpen Salvages Final Game of Bay Series 5-3

Four Milwaukee relievers combined for five innings of shutout pitching as the Brewers salvaged the final game of the weekend series at San Francisco 5-3.  Matt Albers, Junior Guerra, Jeremy Jeffress and Josh Hader allowed just two hits and a walk, with Albers pitching the fifth for the win, working in relief of starter Chase…Read more »

Astros Power Their Way Past Brewers 10-8

Astros Power Their Way Past Brewers 10-8

The Houston Astros popped four home runs in Tuesday’s 10-8 win over Milwaukee at Minute Maid Park.  A three-run shot by Yasmani Grandal in the ninth inning made it close, but Jesus Aguilar struck out to end the game.  Freddy Peralta took the loss after giving up six earned runs in four innings.  The Brewers…Read more »

Moustakas HR Gives Brewers Sweep Of Pirates

Moustakas HR Gives Brewers Sweep Of Pirates

A two-run home run by Mike Moustakas in the eighth inning gave the Brewers a lead they wouldn’t surrender in a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh Sunday.  Milwaukee swept the weekend series from the Pirates.  Christian Yelich also had a homer, his major league-leading 24th on “Yelich bobblehead” day at Miller Park.  The sellout crowd cheered…Read more »

Marlins Manhandle Brewers 2nd Night-In-A-Row 8-3

Marlins Manhandle Brewers 2nd Night-In-A-Row 8-3

The Miami Marlins dominated Milwaukee for a second straight night, riding a grand slam by Brian Anderson to an 8-3 victory Wednesday.  The return of right-handed starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson was welcome, but he gave up five runs in three innings and took the loss.  Even though Miami has the worst record in the National…Read more »

Brewers Get Hammered by Marlins, 16-0

Brewers Get Hammered by Marlins, 16-0

That’s Brewers Manger Craig Counsell on last night’s beat-down at the hands of the Miami Marlins at Miller Park. The Marlins scored a franchise-record 11 runs in the fifth inning on the way to a 16-0 shutout of the Brewers last night.  Garrett Cooper had two hits and scored twice for the Marlins in that…Read more »

Hiura Sent Back Down to Make Room for Shaw

Hiura Sent Back Down to Make Room for Shaw

Despite hitting five home runs and slugging .531, rookie infielder Keston Hiura is being returned to the minors. Hiura’s roster spot was needed for the return of veteran Travis Shaw who has missed time with a wrist injury. Shaw was hitting just .163 when he was placed on the injured list. It is possible that…Read more »

Lake Mills Police Identify Triathlon Fatality

Lake Mills Police Identify Triathlon Fatality

A 59-year-old Elkhorn man who died while participating in the Lake Mills Triathlon Sunday has been identified by the Jefferson County Medical Examiner as Scott Beatse. An autopsy was scheduled for yesterday, but the cause of death has not yet been released. Township Police Chief Matthew Miller said the victim suffered what he called a…Read more »

Brewers Win 4-2, Takes Series from Pirates

Brewers Win 4-2, Takes Series from Pirates

Eric Thames doubled and homered, driving in three runs as Milwaukee beat the Pirates Sunday 4-2. The Crew took the two out three to win series against division rival. Zach Davies was pulled after eight solid innings when he gave up a double to open the ninth. Davies improved his record to 6-0 and Corbin…Read more »

Elkhorn Triathlete Dies in Lake Mills

Elkhorn Triathlete Dies in Lake Mills

A 59-year-old Elkhorn man died while participating in the Lake Mills Triathlon Sunday. Township Police Chief Matthew Miller reports rescue personnel pulled him from Rock Lake and performed emergency resuscitation. He was pronounced dead at Fort Memorial Hospital. Chief Miller says the as yet unnamed man had what he is calling a medical event before…Read more »