ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton was set to start Tuesday on three days' rest for the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Morton, one of baseball's best clutch pitchers, hoped to give the Braves a clinching victory in the best-of-five series.
Milwaukee Brewers (95-64, first in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (103-56, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Eric Lauer (7-5, 2.77 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 114 strikeouts) Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (10-8, 3.38 ERA, .99 WHIP, 143 strikeouts)
Clayton Kershaw starts at Dodger Stadium against Milwaukee to begin a season-ending, three-game series in a possible playoff preview.
Christian Yelich and the Brewers already have clinched the NL Central.
New York Mets (73-80, third in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (92-62, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Rich Hill (6-7, 3.87 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 138 strikeouts) Brewers: Corbin Burnes (10-4, 2.28 ERA, .93 WHIP, 221 strikeouts)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee's three home runs and Eric Lauer turned in a much-needed strong start for the Brewers in their 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
New York Mets (73-79, third in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-62, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Tylor Megill (3-5, 4.57 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (6-5, 2.86 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 105 strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (66-83, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-57, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Adrian Sampson (1-2, 2.53 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (6-5, 2.92 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 99 strikeouts)
CLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Lauer no-hit Cleveland into the sixth inning a day after Milwaukee threw a history-making no-no, his teammates belted five homers and the Brewers beat the Indians 11-1 on Sunday.
Milwaukee Brewers (88-55, first in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (69-71, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Eric Lauer (5-5, 2.99 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) Indians: Aaron Civale (10-3, 3.25 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 82 strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (71-67, second in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (85-55, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Kyle Gibson (10-6, 3.13 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 120 strikeouts) Brewers: Freddy Peralta (9-4, 2.70 ERA, .96 WHIP, 168 strikeouts)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer is pitching better as the season gets later.
Lauer allowed four hits in seven innings to continue his sizzling September and lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Philadelphia Phillies (71-66, second in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (84-55, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (7-7, 4.54 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 186 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (4-5, 3.22 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 86 strikeouts)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ pitching staff has taken a couple more hits with John Axford now out for the season with elbow trouble and Eric Lauer joining the team's growing COVID-19 injured list.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eduardo Escobar made one heck of an initial impression on Milwaukee fans in his first home game as a Brewer.
Escobar hit a three-run homer and an RBI triple to back up Eric Lauer’s five shutout innings in the Brewers’ 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Omar Narváez had five hits, Avisaíl García drove in five runs and Jace Peterson added four RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled to their 11th straight victory, 11-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Haase and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs, Miguel Cabrera had three RBI and the previously light-hitting Detroit Tigers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-7 on Tuesday night, ending Milwaukee’s five-game winning streak.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler considered it perhaps the best defensive play his team has made all season.
Second baseman Jake Cronenworth made a diving stop of Jackie Bradley Jr.'s hard grounder, then got up and threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the 10th inning to preserve the Padres’ 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers right-hander Josh Lindblom has been designated for assignment after struggling as he shifted from the starting rotation to a bullpen role this season.
Milwaukee made the move while recalling left-hander Eric Lauer from its Triple-A Nashville affiliate to start Wednesday night against the San Diego Padres.