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Peterson’s 11th-inning single lifts Braves past Brewers, 3-2

Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson, right, is doused with water by teammate Freddie Freeman, far left, as Jonny Gomes runs out to celebrate his game-winning single to score teammate Alberto Callaspo in the eleventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. The Braves won 3-2. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jace Peterson was much more decisive on his first-pitch swing in the 11th inning than trying to determine if that hit was the highlight of his rookie season.

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Smith regrets oversight with rosin, sunscreen on arm

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith (13) has his glove and arm examined by the umpiring crew before being ejected during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith wanted to grip the ball better, so he followed a common practice of using rosin and sunscreen on his pitching hand.

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Brewers to unveil ‘Selig Experience’ May 29

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are set to unveil a new attraction honoring former owner Bud Selig’s long association with the team.

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For more skippers, no prior managing experience required

In this June 13, 2014, file photo, former Milwaukee Brewers' Craig Counsell acknowledges the crowd before a baseball game between the Brewers and the Cincinnati Reds in Milwaukee. Counsell’s penchant for preparation and organizational know-how made the baseball lifer the perfect fit to take over as Milwaukee’s manager for Brewers general manager Doug Melvin. He is the latest addition to a recent crop of big league skippers who are proving that prior managerial experience isn’t necessarily required. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell played 15 years in the majors, scouted and has worked with minor league players and coaches. But he never coached or managed in the minors or majors before taking over as Milwaukee’s manager for Brewers general manager Doug Melvin.

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