WASHINGTON (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers acquired veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba from Toronto for cash considerations.
The team announced the deal Friday.
In 59 games with the Blue Jays and Rangers this season, the 34-year old Torrealba is batting .233 with four homers and 14 RBIs.
Milwaukee, winners of five straight, are 2 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the final National League wild card berth. Milwaukee opens a four-game series against the Washington Nationals on Friday.
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Firefighters are battling a house fire in Kewaunee County.
Wind, snow, cold and ice played a role as firefighters battled a fire in downtown Ripon Wednesday morning.
Outagamie County's second largest employer is expanding, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The State Building Commission has approved $5 million to help build the Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence in Marinette.
Fond du Lac police have released more information about the weapons they found in the apartment of a man who was at the center of a five-hour standoff on Monday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing a public meeting has been scheduled to provide road closure and design information for the Velp Avenue interchange area.