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Filling-in for the injured Doug Davis, Brewers left-hander Chris Capuano will make his second start of the season tonight as the Crew begins a four-game series in Pittsburgh. Here’s how they’ll line up behind him:
The Brewers announced in their pre-game media notes that outfielder Lorenzo Cain had been recalled from Triple-A Nashville to replace left-hander Doug Davis, who landed back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with tendonitis in his elbow.
Rehabbing Brewers reliever LaTroy Hawkins made his debut at rookie-level Arizona last night and pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings. He allowed two hits and struck out two in his first outing since May 6, when Hawkins surrendered a game-winning grand slam to the Dodgers’ Andre Ethier and insisted to reporters that his arm felt fine. Three days later, he was placed on the disabled list with shoulder fatigue.
Here’s what Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph, who played 13 of his 18 big league seasons for the Yankees, had to say about the passing of George Steinbrenner:
The Brewers have a fourth representative at the All-Star Game. Well, sort of.
We already knew that Brewers prospect Brett Lawrie comes from the Ryan Braun school of self-confidence. Lawrie was at it again on Sunday, before the stepped into the batters’ box as the leadoff hitter for the World squad in the All-Star Futures Game at Angel Stadium.