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Brewers, Nationals focus on fine-tuning

WASHINGTON -- Division leaders with two different approaches meet again Wednesday as the Milwaukee Brewers battle the Washington Nationals with a pair of eight-game winners on the hill.

The surprising Brewers were not supposed to be atop the National League Central, and their recent struggles have raised the question of whether Milwaukee should be active with the July 31 trade deadline looming. The Brewers were rumored to get a head start Tuesday as multiple media outlets reported they acquired reliever Anthony Swarzak from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league outfielder Ryan Cordell.

Overall, though, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell is happy with the players that got him this far, and wants to keep fighting with them during the stretch run.

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Leaders
AVG: T. Shaw.297
HR: E. Thames24
RBI: T. Shaw73
SB: J. Villar19
W: Z. Davies12
ERA: J. Nelson3.43
Saves: C. Knebel17
K: J. Nelson132
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Milwaukee 5448.529-
Chi Cubs 5247.5250.5
Pittsburgh 5051.4953.5
St. Louis 4951.4904
Cincinnati 4159.41012
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .254 (17)
Runs: 495 (7)
Hits: 886 (11)
Home Runs: 151 (3)
Stolen Bases: 84 (2)
OBP: .325 (18)
SLG: .445 (6)
Total Bases: 1550 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.10 (11)
Runs Allowed: 454 (12)
Saves: 31 (4)
Strikeouts: 823 (14)
OpBA: .256 (16)
OBP: .330 (18)
SLG: .430 (16)
Run Support: 4.88 (10)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/25 B. Woodruff Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/25 B. Woodruff Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained right hamstring)
7/25 B. Woodruff Sent to Minors
7/23 W. Peralta Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/23 W. Peralta Removed From 10-Day DL (Right calf strain)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/18 S. Vogt Left knee sprain (on 10-day DL)
7/8 J. Guerra off 10-day DL
7/5 E. Sogard off 10-day DL
6/29 C. Anderson Left oblique strain (on 10-day DL)
6/20 W. Peralta off 10-day DL
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