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Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-07-01

Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-07-01
--LF Ryan Braun pulled within 32,925 votes of Chicago's Kosuke Fukudome for the final starting spot in the National League's All-Star outfield in fan balloting. Online balloting ends at midnight Wednesday.

--SS J.J. Hardy extended his team-high hitting streak to 12 games, during which he is batting .367 (18-for-49) with eight doubles, two homers and nine RBIs.

--1B Prince Fielder's first-inning single off Arizona LHP Doug Davis gave him his first RBI in seven games on the Brewers' current trip. Fielder entered the game in a 1-for-24 skid.

--RF Corey Hart finished June with 24 RBIs, one of the highest totals in the National League.

--RHP Dave Bush saved his worst for last in the month of June. After going 3-2 with a 3.09 ERA in his first five starts of the month, Bush was tagged for nine hits and five runs (four earned) in five innings in a 6-3 loss to Arizona. "That's the worst I've felt in a while," he said. "I was fighting myself all night."

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.

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Added: July 1, 2008

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