Found September 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Brewers got some good news Friday when an MRI performed on rookie right-hander Wily Peralta's arm was negative. Peralta, very impressive as a September call-up from Class AAA Nashville, exited in the sixth inning Thursday in Cincinnati while throwing a two-hit shutout. Peralta began experiencing tightness in his biceps earlier in the game and the decision was made to pull him with one down in the sixth and the Brewers leading, 1-0, in a game they eventually would lose, 2-1. "I was really happy that he wasn't real sore today," said manager Ron Roenicke. "He still felt it a little bit but he wasn't very sore, which is very encouraging. He saw the doctors and everybody says he is fine, physically." Roenicke said Peralta, 23, was still on track to make his final start of the season Tuesday against San Diego. But if there is even the slightest doubt, the Brewers won't risk it with Peralta, one of their top pitching prospects. The B...
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