MILWAUKEE -- Not much went right in Johnny Hellweg's first experience of the major leagues, but both the young right-hander and the Milwaukee Brewers are confident this is not the pitcher they'll see in the future.
After taking the loss in Wednesday afternoon's 6-2 defeat, Hellweg was optioned to Single-A Wisconsin in order to keep pitching while the Brewers are on the All-Star break.
Hellweg is headed to Single-A in order to have him pitch on his fifth day. Both Triple-A Nashville and Double-A Huntsville are off Monday, and the Brewers want him to stay on regular rest.
When the break is over, the Brewers will determine if Hellweg is needed in the big leagues.
"We're going to see what happens the next four days and where our rotation is -- and really, what we feel is best for Johnny and his development; whether to go back to Nashville or come back to us," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said.
Making his third big league start and fourth appearance since coming up from Triple-A, He...