Texas Rangers All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder is scheduled to have season-ending surgery on a herniated disc in his neck, a blow to a team that won at least 90 games each of the past four Major League Baseball seasons.
Ryan Braun, the National League’s Most Valuable Player, has the backing of Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio as he challenges a drug test result that may land him a 50-game suspension should the findings be confirmed.
The Milwaukee Brewers reached their first National League Championship Series, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings today to win a decisive fifth game in their first-round playoff series.
The Cincinnati Reds, who lead the St. Louis Cardinals by two games in the National League Central Division, traded for outfielder Jim Edmonds today by sending outfielder Chris Dickerson to the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Milwaukee Brewers submitted the winning bid for Japanese center fielder Norichika Aoki and will have a 30-day exclusive negotiating window to agree upon a contract with the three-time batting champion.