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The Zack Greinke trade was potentially lucrative to Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez, who can earn up to $100,000 in incentives if he’s the regular center fielder.
Left fielder Ryan Braun is not in the lineup for the opener of a four-game series of the Marlins that will mark the end of Milwaukee’s home season. Braun was struck near the left elbow with a pitch in Wednesday’s rout of the Reds, a plunking that conjured memories of the Tommy Hanson pitch that hit Braun’s elbow in May and sapped the All-Star’s power.
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For the third straight day against the Reds, the Brewers lineup featured a different starter in center field. After Carlos Gomez and Chris Dickerson started the first two games, manager Ken Macha had rookie Lorenzo Cain in the lineup Wednesday.
Lorenzo Cain is making his first start since he was scratched from Wednesday’s lineup for being tardy to Minute Maid Park. The Brewers are aiming for a three-game sweep of the pennant-hungry Giants.
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It seems to me that the silver lining of an otherwise lost Brewers season is the slew of rookies who have proven they fit at the Major League level. With that in mind, here’s a preview of a feature set to hit Brewers.com later today:
Standard stuff today as the Brewers try to avoid getting swept by the Dodgers:
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Corey Hart returns to regular action for the Brewers tonight in Game 2 of their series against the Dodgers after missing three starts because of a tight right hamstring. Hart’s return means that Carlos Gomez, activated on Tuesday, is back on the bench. Manager Ken Macha kept his word by leaving Lorenzo Cain in center field.
Nothing out of the ordinary in the Brewers lineup Friday night as they open a three-game series with the Padres.