The Brewers have acquired two-time Gold Glove outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers.
Arizona Diamondbacks acquire prospects Mitch Haniger, Anthony Banda for Gerardo Parra.
The Brewers used a four-RBI day from backup catcher Martin Maldonado to come away with a 5-0 victory over David Price and the Rays and temporarily bust out of their offensive funk.
Yovani Gallardo gave up four hits in seven innings, Martin Maldonado tied a career-high with four RBIs and the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Wednesday.
UW BADGER FOOTBALL NEWS
If you believe preseason polls are indicative of how teams will perform in the regular season, then the Badgers appear to have a fairly manageable schedule.
Florida State, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Oregon are the top teams according to the coaches.
Wisconsin coaches asked Warren Herring to lose weight in the offseason as they see a big role for him at nose tackle and perhaps also as a defensive end.
Our SEC preseason countdown continues with No. 6 LSU. Can the Tigers escape a drop-off on offense with a plethora of new faces at skill positions? Head coach Les Miles enters his 10th season with continued success on his mind, does he have enough for another 10-plus-win season?
MILWAUKEE BUCKS NEWS
The Bucks have signed second-round pick Johnny O'Bryant, the team announced Wednesday.
The Milwaukee Bucks announced significant changes to their front office Monday, appointing two new executives and shifting a longtime executive to a newly created position within the organization.
Highly touted prep point guard Emmanuel Mudiay agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million contract with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association, Yahoo! Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports.
The 22-year-old point guard averaged 8.0 points and 8.8 assists in 54 games for the Lakers last season after being signed in late December.
The Fantasy Fox introduces his revised listing of the Top 70 Running Backs in standard-scoring leagues -- a listing that offers many changes in the top 10 ... but none amongst the Big Three of fantasy dynamos.
A permanent move back to nose tackle is apparently just what B.J. Raji needed, if Wednesday's practice is any indication.
When Ted Thompson reflected on the 17 total years he's spent with the Green Bay Packers and observed the roster that he'd built, there was no way he was going to allow himself to retire yet.
The man who helped put together a string of successful teams has been rewarded for his efforts.
UW MENS BASKETBALL
While Sam Dekker and Josh Gasser have, as usual, high expectations for their team, don't expect any bold proclamations based on early preseason rankings.
Fifth-year senior Josh Gasser is reinvigorating his game. And, fully recovered from his knee injury of two years ago, his final season at Wisconsin very well could be his best.
Sam Dekker has always been a talented basketball player with physical gifts, but now he says he's matured mentally, as well. And he's grown two more inches.
Two years ago Frank Kaminsky wouldn't have even been thought of to be put on an All-Bo Ryan team. But now, Kaminsky is considered one of the top players in college basketball and an NBA prospect.