MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Norichika Aoki is out of the lineup for the second straight day with left elbow tightness.
Scratched from the lineup just before Tuesday's game against Cincinnati, Aoki is expected to return for Thursday's series opener in Arizona.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Aoki had made progress since Tuesday, but not enough where playing Wednesday was an option.
"He'll be available to do some things later in the game," Roenicke said.
Logan Schafer, who hit his first career home run after being added to the lineup Tuesday, is starting in right field again Wednesday.
Part of the plan: With the afternoon game following a night game, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was held out of Wednesday's lineup as he eases his way back from nerve irritation in his right hand.
Braun went 1-for-3 and was lifted in the sixth inning in his first start Tuesday after missing 26 games dealing with an irritated nerve between his thumb and index finger.
"He feels pretty...