The Milwaukee Brewers have placed left-hander Chris Narveson on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained middle finger on his left hand.
No corresponding roster move was announced, but manager Ron Roenicke told reporters after Monday's 7-4 victory over the Cubs that a position player would be recalled from Triple-A Nashville prior to Tuesday night's game.
Narveson, who started the season in the bullpen to ease his way back from shoulder surgery, injured the finger warming up for what eventually was a scoreless inning in Saturday's loss to Arizona.
The 31-year-old has made two appearances and pitched two scoreless innings this season, allowing just a hit and a walk. Narveson was limited to just two starts in 2012, tearing his rotator cuff on April 15 against Atlanta.
Bringing up a position player will end Milwaukee's run with 13 pitchers on the roster. The Brewers decided to carry an extra pitcher to start the season, but it left them with a four-man bench. Because injuries have ...