PITTSBURGH (AP) - Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday. The Pirates have won 11 of 13 and moved within three games of the Brewers. Milwaukee has lost five straight.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - New Milwaukee coach Patrick Baldwin has made another move to fill his coaching staff after adding Terrance McGee as an assistant. McGee joins the Panthers after six seasons as a Southern Illinois assistant. McGee, who is from Milwaukee, was responsible for recruiting the St. Louis area while at Southern Illinois.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin assistant coach Howard Moore is thankful for the support of those reached out after he said that his uncle was shot and killed in Chicago. Moore said Wednesday on Twitter that Leroy Moore was caught in crossfire this week. Howard Moore received an outpouring of condolences on social media.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former manager Tom Kelly will become the latest Minnesota Twins legend to have his likeness on display at the ballpark. The Twins will honor Kelly with a pregame ceremony on the plaza outside Target Field on Friday afternoon. His will be the eighth bronze statue to be installed, all built by local artist Bill Mack.
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