KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin efficiently mowed through the Kansas City lineup, Milwaukee manufactured four runs in the fourth inning and the Brewers went on to beat the Royals 6-2 for their eighth consecutive victory. Milwaukee's bullpen combined for 3 1/3 scoreless innings, running its streak to 28 straight. Chacin did not allow a hit until two outs in the fourth. The veteran right-hander wound up allowing two runs on four hits and a walk while working into the sixth inning.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe says an injury to his left hand didn't affect his play in the loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. Bledsoe's left thumb and hand were wrapped after the 92-87 loss on Tuesday night in Boston. Bledsoe has told coach Joe Prunty that he's fine and ready to go for Game 6 on Thursday. The Celtics lead the series 3-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brewers first baseman Eric Thames will be out at least a couple of months after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb during Tuesday night's victory in Kansas City. Right-hander Brandon Woodruff was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs to replace him on the roster.
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