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Ryan Braun is getting a day off in the field, but he’s still in the lineup for Game 2 of the Brewers-Twins Interleague Series. It’s rainy here at Target Fielder but we’ve been assured that it will be beautiful at game time, so here we go:
Adam Stern is making his first start tonight as the Brewers try to snap their nine-game hitting streak, but that’s far from the most interesting development. It appears that manager Ken Macha has flipped Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder in the batting order, moving Fielder up to third and dropping Braun to the cleanup spot. We’ve got some ideas here in the press box, but let’s wait to get the explanation from Macha.
Ryan Braun LF
We’re a bit delayed because of the Bob Uecker press conference, but Ryan Braun is back in the Brewers’ lineup for tonight’s series opener against the Phillies at Miller Park. He will be playing for the first time since Monday, when Braun was struck in the left elbow by a Tommy Hanson pitch.
Ryan Braun is out of the Brewers’ starting lineup tonight, a day after he was struck in the left elbow by a Tommy Hanson pitch in Monday’s loss to the Braves. That’s bad news for Brewers manager Ken Macha, who said last night that he expected Braun to be able to play.
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Jim Edmonds CF
The Brewers placed center fielder Carlos Gomez on the 15-day disabled list Monday night and will purchase outfielder Adam Stern’s contract from Triple-A Nashville before Tuesday’s game against the Braves. Gomez’s DL assignment was backdated to May 6, when he strained his left rotator cuff diving back to second base in a game against the Dodgers.