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Video: Keon Broxton robs Randal Grichuk of a homer to seal Brewers’ win


Add one more unbelievable catch to the highlight reel. With two outs in the top of the ninth inning, Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton robbed Randal Grichuk of what would have been a go-ahead two-run home run. Closer Corey Knebel was most appreciative as he racked up his 30th save of the season in the Brewers’ 6-5 victory.

Broxton did not start Wednesday’s game. He entered as a defensive substitution in the eighth inning and didn’t come to the plate. The 27-year-old is hitting .225/.300/.447 with 20 home runs, 49 RBI, 60 runs scored, and 19 stolen bases in 411 plate appearances on the season.

Angels hire Brad Ausmus as special assistant to the GM

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Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that the Angels have hired former Tigers manager Brad Ausmus as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.

Ausmus, 48, managed the Tigers for four seasons, accruing a 314-332 (.486) record. The Tigers fired him after the 2017 season and hired former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire in his place.

Ausmus will assist with scouting and evaluations of players in the Angels’ system, amateurs, and players in other organizations.