Pirates

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Brewers' Miller Park homestand highlights, June 4-9

Published June 4, 2019

The Brewers return to action at Miller Park tomorrow night, playing a pair of three-game series with the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates. Here's all the excitement going on off the field at Miller Park.

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How to eat and drink like a Milwaukee pirate

Published Sept. 19, 2018

If you're going to get serious about your piratetry on International Talk Like a Pirate Day, you might as well go all out. Here are a few of the things you might find (and eat) on a pirate ship, along with delicious modern day equivalents that are perfectly suited for any Milwaukee pirate.

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Let's remember Milwaukee's great "Goonie" John Matuszak

Published May 24, 2017

Underneath all the makeup to create the famously deformed face of Sloth from "The Goonies" was an equally famous face, especially to those in Milwaukee: John "The Tooz" Matuszak, actor, two-time Super Bowl winner and Oak Creek native.

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Miller Park named baseball's best stadium

Published Dec. 8, 2014

The Sporting News announced that Miller Park has been voted the Best Ballpark in its online poll of baseball fans. The home of the Brewers, which was seeded No. 12 at the outset and eventually defeated No. 2 Fenway Park to take the title after a series of match-ups in a tournament-style contest.

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Wisconsin boy wins Google contest

Published May 17, 2012

Dylan Hoffman, a second grader who lives in Caledonia, won the annual Doodle 4 Google competition. His pirate-themed drawing won him a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant for his school, a Chromebook laptop and a trip to New York City.

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Pirate Steve provides the party on land or water

Published Aug. 9, 2011

Since 2004, Steve Strauss - aka "Captain Steve" - has cruised the Chain of 28 Lakes in his self-built pirate ship, providing all who dare join him as crew with a memorable summer experience in Eagle River.

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Sunday Scorecard: Baseball needs to (finally) get instant replay

Published July 31, 2011

There have been plenty of bad calls in the long, sorted history of Major League Baseball. Few, though, come even remotely close to what happened Tuesday night in Atlanta, where the Braves were hosting the surging Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Brewers Notebook: Dominance of Pittsburgh continues at Miller Park

Published May 16, 2011

It's one thing to dominate an opponent. What the Brewers have done to the Pirates, however, is on a completely different level. Since 2007, the Brewers have gone 51-17 against their National League Central Division rivals. At Miller Park, the numbers are even gaudier: the Brewers are 33-3 in their last 36 meetings with the Pirates in Milwaukee and after a weekend sweep, have taken nine in a row from Pittsburgh at home.