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The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander Alfredo Figaro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique, according to Kevin Massoth of MLB.com. To replace Figaro on the roster, the Brewers called up Johnny Hellweg, who will make his major league debut Friday.
Manager Ron Roenicke explained the situation and resulting decision to give Hellweg the ball Friday for his first major-league start.
"Figaro's hurt, so we need another starter again,"
manager Ron Roenicke said. "The problem is if we go to the bullpen, to Tom Gorzelanny, we don't really have a long guy to come up and fill those
Figaro suffered the injury three starts ago against the Miami Marlins when he laid down a bunt and collided with catcher Rob Brantly. The discomfort returned during the right-hander's last start against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
While he began the season pitching out of Milwaukee's bullpen, Figaro joined the rotation and made five starts as a result of injuries to Hirma Burgos, Marco Estrada and Mark Rogers. The 28-year-old maintained an ERA and WHIP of 4.64 and 1.325 over 21 appearances.
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