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Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30


Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30
--RF Corey Hart entered play Sunday with 24 RBIs in the month of June, trailing only Philadelphia's Ryan Howard (25) among National League players.

--LHP Manny Parra won his sixth consecutive start and seventh winning decision in a row Saturday night with seven shutout innings in a 5-1 victory over Minnesota. Since his last defeat on May 3 in Houston, Parra is 7-0 with a 3.03 ERA over 10 starts.

--1B Prince Fielder snapped an 0-for-18 slump with a fifth-inning single Saturday night in Minnesota. It was his only hit through the first six games of the trip, however, leaving him 1-for-24 in Atlanta and Minnesota.

--RHP Eric Gagne threw a bullpen session Saturday and then was activated from the disabled list after Sunday's game against the Twins. Gagne, on the DL with rotator cuff tendinitis since May 21, made two minor league rehab appearances with Class AAA Nashville before rejoining the club and throwing the bullpen session. RHP Mark DiFelice was sent to Class AAA Nashville to make room. DiFelice was 0-0 with a 3.95 ERA in 10 relief outings.

--RHP Ben Sheets surrendered five runs in seven innings to Minnesota on Sunday, the second-most runs allowed in 16 starts this season. On May 15, the Dodgers scored six runs in 6 1/3 innings against Sheets.

BY THE NUMBERS: 7-8 -- Brewers' record in interleague play.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "We just want to make sure when he gets back, he's healthy, for his sake and ours." -- Manager Ned Yost, on former closer Eric Gagne, who was activated Sunday after being on the DL for more than a month with a shoulder injury.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: June 30, 2008

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