Joe Koshansky played his first Triple-A Spring Training game on Friday and then found out it would be his last for a while.
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Brewers manager Ken Macha revealed on Friday that reliever LaTroy Hawkins has been sidelined with right shoulder stiffness. The morning report from the medical staff was very positive, Macha said, and Hawkins should return to the mound for a bullpen session, “shortly.”
Dave Bush did his part. Then it was Manny Parra’s turn.
An MRI scan on Wednesday revealed that Brewers third base prospect Mat Gamel has what the team termed a “slight” tear in his latissimus dorsi, the large muscle behind the right shoulder. Brewers spokesperson Mike Vassallo reported that the team expects Gamel to be restricted for six weeks.
The Brewers’ medical staff has been discouraged by third baseman Mat Gamel’s slow progress back from a sore right shoulder, and it is increasingly likely that the injury will cost Gamel a shot at the Opening Day roster, manager Ken Macha said Wednesday.
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