Wily Peralta was going to fight through it. He was going to do all he could to help the Brewers win a crucial game.
But in the end, his teammates were going to have none of it.Milwaukee's prized rookie starting pitcher alerted third baseman Aramis Ramirez that he was feeling discomfort in his right bicep prior to coming out to pitch the sixth inning. Ramirez then told Brewers manager Ron Roenicke. "He said he was going to go back out and throw his warm-up pitches," Roenicke said. "He said he was OK. (Brewers Athletic trainer) Dan (Wright) had already looked at him."Facing Reds pitcher Mat Latos to start the sixth, it was evident that something wasn't right to Ramirez and Roenicke, even though Peralta struck out his counterpart.
"I think velocity (was down), but more the wildness," Roenicke said. "He threw a couple balls that really weren't close."
Following the strikeout, Ramirez went to the mound and took the baseball from Peralta while Wright and Roenicke came out to the mound....