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Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-05-29


Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-05-29
--Ned Yost posted his 400th victory as Brewers manager in a 1-0 triumph over Atlanta. Only Phil Garner (563) and Tom Trebelhorn (422) have more wins in club history.

--3B Bill Hall, who is now sharing time at the position with INF Russell Branyan, extended his hitting streak to seven games Wednesday by going 1-for-3.

--The Brewers' bullpen has a 0.98 ERA (two runs in 18 1/3 innings) over the club's last five games. During that span, RHP Salomon Torres has three saves and a victory as the interim closer with RHP Eric Gagne on the DL.

--RHP Jeff Suppan struck out a season-high seven batters in eight shutout innings in the 1-0 victory over Atlanta. It was Suppan's sixth quality start of the season but first outing in which he allowed no runs.

--3B coach Dale Sveum missed the game Wednesday night and will be absent Thursday afternoon as well while he attends the high school graduation of daughter Brittane in Scottsdale, Ariz. First-base coach Eddie Sedar moved over to third base with hitting coach Jim Skaalen filling in at first.

BY THE NUMBERS: 30 -- Road games played by the Brewers, most in the major leagues through May 25.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "We just need to win games. That's the main thing. We've had a tough month. You can do one of two things when you're in a rut -- sink or swim. We have too much talent to sink." -- Catcher Jason Kendall.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: May 29, 2008

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