Yost sticking with Gagne despite league-leading five blown saves

Updated: May 6, 2008, 9:48 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Eric Gagne hasn't blown his chance to be the Milwaukee Brewers' closer -- at least not yet.

The 2003 NL Cy Young Award winner began this week's series at Florida leading the majors with five blown saves. But before Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Marlins, manager Ned Yost said he's sticking with Gagne in the ninth inning.

Yost said it was "ridiculous" to even discuss a change, despite Gagne's 6.14 ERA in 16 games. Gagne blew a two-run lead Sunday at Houston, walking three in the ...

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