How the Brewers built a power-packed offense

Milwaukee's success has often revolved around pitching, but this season the bats are the talk of the town.


Counsell hears from booers in Milwaukee return

Craig Counsell, who is in his first year managing the Cubs after 18 seasons with the Brewers as a player and manager, was booed in his first return to Milwaukee.


'That guy is not very good, but he is unhittable': How Cubs' Shota Imanaga is baffling MLB hitters

Powered by an 'optical illusion' pitch, the Cubs' new ace is taking baseball by storm.


'It's 100 all day long': How Paul Skenes is turning every start into a must-watch event

Two outings into his big league career, the Pirates' young ace is the talk of baseball.


Skenes strikes out first seven Cubs, 11 overall

Paul Skenes struck out the first seven Cubs hitters he faced Friday, setting a record for a Pirates pitcher.


'NBA teams have been tracking this kind of stuff for years': Why load management is MLB's next big thing

Front offices are measuring what players do on the field like never before. Here's how it could rock baseball.


Cubs' Bellinger, Suzuki could return next week

The Cubs could get back outfielders Cody Bellinger (ribs) and Seiya Suzuki (oblique) as soon as next week, manager Craig Counsell said Saturday.


How blue-collar Bryce Harper became beloved in Philadelphia

Harper has made a connection with his chosen city like few others ever have.


Four suspended for roles in Brewers-Rays brawl

Three Milwaukee Brewers, including manager Pat Murphy, along with Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Jose Siri, received suspensions for their roles that led to a bench-clearing incident.


Inside Michael Busch's long road to becoming an instant success with the Cubs

After being blocked in L.A., Busch has hit the ground running in Chicago. Is he the long-term answer at first base?