Found September 25, 2013 on
MLB Injury News:
With five games left in the regular season, the Milwaukee Brewers are already starting the arduous process of regrouping from an injury and controversy-plagued season. Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports that manager Ron Roenicke will have workhorse starting pitcher Wily Peralta skip his final start on Saturday due to recovery from a blister on his pitching hand:
McCalvy quotes Roenicke as saying that "he's in a really good spot now with the workload that he's had
this year [183 1/3 innings], and we think where he is with his innings
and now this coming up, it's a good time for him to go ahead and -- I
don't want to say shut it down, because I don't want him shutting it
down -- but it's a good time to put somebody else in there."
This move will have a double benefit for the Milwaukee Brewers. Along with safeguarding the 24-year-old Peralta after a season which sees him currently second on the club to Kyle Lohse in innings pitched, the Brewers will give top right-handed pitching prospect Jimmy Nelson his first start in his place. Nelson has appeared three times in a relief role this September.
Peralta will finish the season at 11-15 with a 4.37 ERA. As expected, he was up and down all year from a consistency standpoint, despite showing flashes of brilliance in several starts. His biggest challenge in the off-season will be working on his control, as his twelve wild pitches in 2013 ties him for sixth-most in the National League.
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