I’d say this qualifies as good news for fans of former Brewers first-round Draft pick Mark Rogers. The ailment that sent him to Double-A Huntsville’s disabled list Monday is only a blister.
That would explain Rogers’ rough outing on Sunday. He surrendered six runs on two hits and four walks in only two innings, a rare blemish on a stellar season. Even with those runs, Rogers has a 3.78 ERA in 22 starts for Huntsville and Triple-A Nashville.
Right-hander Michael Fiers was reinstated from the DL at Huntsville and took Rogers’ place.
In other Minor League news, the Brewers formally announced two more signings from the 2010 Draft: Seventh-rounder Joel Pierce, a right-handed pitcher, and 10th rounder Rafael Neda, a catcher. The Brewers have locked-up their second through 12th round picks, leaving only first-rounder Dylan Covey, a right-handed pitcher, unsigned