Suppan to begin rehab assignment on Saturday

The Brewers’ media notes just came through, and included this nugget: Jeff Suppan will make a rehab start on Saturday with Class-A Wisconsin against Beloit.

Suppan has been on the disabled list with a rib-cage strain. The notes don’t include an update on fellow injured right-hander Dave Bush, who has been out much longer with a triceps injury. Bush threw off the mound Wednesday, and manager Ken Macha said that both pitchers are on a program to return to the rotation before the end of the month.

We’ll try to track down some details about both pitchers’ schedules. Right now, the extra arms would be a boost, allowing the Brewers to move Carlos Villanueva back to the bullpen, where his change-up could help against left-handed hitters while lefty specialist Mitch Stetter tries to figure out why he can’t get them out of late.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 83 other followers

%d bloggers like this: