Sunday, August 21
SEATTLE (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched eight strong innings and Mike Zunino homered and drove in three runs to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-2 victory over Milwaukee Saturday night, handing the Brewers their sixth straight loss. The Brewers broke through against Hernandez in the eighth on an RBI double by Ryan Braun and a run-scoring single by Hernan Perez, but that was all at Safeco Field.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers aren't in a hurry to get star receiver Jordy Nelson ready for the start of the season. Coach Mike McCarthy said Saturday that Nelson, who was recently activated from the physically unable to perform list, will practice when the Packers get back on the field Monday. But Nelson, who is returning from a torn ACL in his right knee, will be a limited participant.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he has "no concern" about quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, after holding him out of the second preseason game as an injury precaution. Zimmer said Saturday that Bridgewater could have played Thursday at Seattle, but the coach decided to keep him out.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- Lucas Erceg hit a three-run home run in the first inning, leading the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 3-2 win over the Beloit Snappers on Saturday. Nate Griep struck Jesus Lopez out with a runner on second to end the Midwest League game in Appleton.