MILWAUKEE -- By air and by car, Donovan Hand is racking up the miles between Milwaukee and Nashville.
The right-hander was sent down to Triple-A on Friday, but is back with the team Wednesday after Rob Wooten was placed on the paternity list.
Because there are no direct flights from Nashville to Milwaukee, Hand caught a 6 a.m. flight to Chicago on Wednesday morning where a car was waiting to drive him to Milwaukee. He'll have to make the exact same trip in the coming days, as Hand has to go back down when Wooten is activated.
The 27-year-old pitched well in his first stint in the big leagues and provided the Brewers with flexibility on the pitching staff. Hand made seven starts and 13 relief appearances with a 3.83 ERA, but was sent down to clear room for Yovani Gallardo's return from the disabled list.
"It is what it is," Hand said. "It's a business, and I get it. I pitched fine in a lot of different roles. I was happy with it. It's just a business. I was the odd man out. It's neve...