Lopez out; Gerut leading off

It appears that Felipe Lopez’s visit with Brewers medical staffers today didn’t go well, because he is out of the lineup for Game 2 of a series against Cincinnati at Miller Park. Lopez hurt the arch of his right foot while scoring amid the Brewers’ five-run rally in the ninth inning on Tuesday.

With Lopez unavailable, manager Ken Macha settled on Jody Gerut as his leadoff hitter. Gerut is on a hot streak, hitting .345 (10-for-29) over his last 22 games after beginning his Brewers tenure 4-for-41 (.098).

The full lineups:

CINCINNATI
Drew Stubbs  CF
Paul Janish  SS
Joey Votto  1B
Brandon Phillips  2B
Scott Rolen  3B
Laynce Nix  RF
Wladimir Balentien  LF
Corky Miller  C
Kip Wells  RHP

MILWAUKEE
Jody Gerut  RF
Craig Counsell  2B
Ryan Braun  LF
Prince Fielder  1B
Casey McGehee  3B
Mike Cameron  CF
Jason Kendall  C
Alcides Escobar  SS
Braden Looper  RHP

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