MILWAUKEE (AP) Dodgers manager Don Mattingly criticized his team and benched All-Star right fielder Andre Ethier, then watched Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) Evan Gattis kept up an amazing rookie season with his first grand slam, B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered, and the Atlanta Braves finished off a sweep of the woeful Minnesota Twins 8-3 Wednesday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Right-hander Kyle Lohse will miss his next scheduled turn in the Milwaukee Brewers' rotation because of irritation in his pitching elbow.Mike Fiers will start in place of Lohse on Saturday against visiting Pittsburgh.
ATLANTA (AP) The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) To no one's surprise, the Minnesota Timberwolves were unlucky in the NBA lottery once again.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers are using their spring practices as a chance to get their reconfigured offensive line accustomed to their new roles.
ATLANTA (AP) Julio Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) No team with the best odds has won the NBA's draft lottery since 2004, when the Orlando Magic took Dwight Howard.
After trading their center, they're looking for more lottery luck.