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The Milwaukee Brewers placed right-hander Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained left hamstring.
The extra man on the roster for Tuesday's doubleheader, second baseman Scooter Gennett, will stay up to fill Gallardo's roster spot.
Leaving Tuesday's start in the fifth inning, Gallardo likely aggravated a nagging hamstring when he dove to catch a bunt attempt in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Gallardo stayed in, hit in the top of the fifth inning and returned to the mound for the bottom of the frame. He was forced to leave the game while pitching to Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney with the bases loaded and two outs.
In the midst of the worst season of his career, Gallardo admitted the hamstring has been bothering him since before the All-Star break to reporters after the game. Gallardo is 8-9 with a 4.91 ERA in 23 starts this season.
With Gallardo missing at least three starts, rookie right-hander Tyler Thornburg will likely jump into...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander YovaniGallardo on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. The extra man on the roster for Tuesday's doubleheader,second baseman Scooter Gennett will stay up to fill Gallardo's roster spot.Leaving Tuesday's start in the fifth inning, Gallardo likelyaggravated a nagging hamstring when he dove to catch a bunt...
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The Milwaukee Brewers put right-hander Yovani Gallardo on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained left hamstring.
Gallardo saw team physician Dr. William Raasch in Milwaukee and was diagnosed with a mild strain. Right-hander Tyler Thornburg will take Gallardo's spot in the rotation.
''It was a question whether to put him on the DL,'' manager Ron Roenicke...
Tyler Thornburg threw the ball well enough to earn another start in the near future. Unfortunately, the Milwaukee Brewers likely will need a starter five days from now due to an injury.
While two comeback victories over the Chicago Cubs paced Milwaukee to its first doubleheader sweep since 2010, the Brewers may have lost right-hander Yovani Gallardo in the process.
All was quiet for the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline, as the clubhouse remained intact
After trading closer Francisco Rodriguez to Baltimore last week, the Brewers stood pat and didn't sell any of their assets as general manager Doug Melvin was underwhelmed with the offers he received.
What comes next?
The Brewers still can make trades in August...
In their plan for Marco Estrada to make three rehab starts, the Brewers' path to getting one of their young starters back in the big league rotation began this week.
Marco Estrada threw 2.2 innings for the AZL Brewers in his first rehab outing. He allowed one run and struck out four. #Brewers
— J.P. Breen (@JP_Breen) July 30, 2013
Estrada, 30, was placed on the 15-day...
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With Ryan Braun suspended for the remainder of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have decidedly less pop in lineup. That will change when Aramis Ramirez returns from the DL. Unfortunately, the progress he is making in his rehab is slow and there is no date set for return.
Adam McCalvy of MLB.com says Ramirez has been making progress, but it has not been as quick as he or the...
The Milwaukee Brewers have saved the majority of their runs for the late innings and are on the verge of their first four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs.
Scoring may be more frequent for both teams if Chicago starter Edwin Jackson can't end his struggles versus the Milwaukee Brewers and Wily Peralta is unable to overcome his recent woes Wednesday night.
The Brewers (46-61) haven...
It was a day of mixed emotions for the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.
They used a pair of late-inning comebacks to sweep a split doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field 6-5 and 3-2 but lost starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo in the first game to a left-hamstring injury.
The Brewers used a four-run seventh inning keyed by a three-run opposite-field home run by rookie...
CATCHING A FEW WINKS
During the 4th inning of the Cubs and Brewers game today at Wrigley, a female fan was caught on TV falling asleep and waking up a bit confused. The best part is that no one will blame her for taking a snooze as the Cubs season has been a half-year long snooze-fest. Fans sleeping always make for great .GIFs. The Brewers ended up beating the Cubs by a score of 6-5. [@goldandorsmith...
Jeff Bianchi delivered a two-run single off shortstop Starlin Castro's glove with two out in the ninth to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs and a day-night doubleheader sweep on Tuesday.
The Brewers pulled out the nightcap after a 6-5 victory in which they lost starter Yovani Gallardo to a tight left hamstring.
In the second game, they got six...
I just checked in with Brewers general manager Doug Melvin who is not in Chicago preparing for today's split doubleheader with the Cubs. Instead he's at Miller Park in the trade "war room" where things seem very quiet leading up to the Wednesday 3 p.m. non-waiver deadline.
Because right-hander Kyle Lohse has been pitching so well for so long I asked Melvin if he...