(AP) - Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win yesterday. Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 strong innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break. Lohse walked two, struck out three and allowed four hits.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Aramis Ramirez has played his 2,000th major league game right back where it all started. Ramirez made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1998 at old Milwaukee County Stadium at age 19. The Brewers third baseman became the 14th active player to reach 2,000 games when he started at home against the Reds.
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) - The Pettit National Ice Center will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site. The Pettit Center, the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Speedskating have renewed their agreement designating the Milwaukee-area center as a U.S. Olympic training site. The Pettit Center is host to training for high potential speedskaters and national competitions for U.S. Speedskating.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Anthony Swarzak pitched five sharp innings in a fill-in start as the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 yesterday. Danny Santana scored after two of his three hits for the Twins. Glen Perkins finished up in the ninth for his 24th save in 27 tries.
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