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Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-07-29

Milwaukee Brewers Notes, Quotes 2008-07-29
--RHP Derrick Turnbow, sent to Class AAA Nashville in early May after posting a 15.63 ERA in eight relief outings, was diagnosed with a partial rotator cuff tear and is done for the season. In 18 appearances at Nashville, Turnbow walked 41 hitters and threw 10 wild pitches, compiling a 10.50 ERA.

--LF Ryan Braun has hit home runs in five of his last six games to boost his total to 29 for the season. He is batting .591 (13 for 22) with five homers and 10 RBI over his last six games.

--SS J.J. Hardy extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a home run in the sixth inning off Chicago LHP Ted Lilly. Hardy is batting .391 (18 for 46) with eight RBI over that stretch.

--3B Russell Branyan connected on his second pinch-hit home run of the season in the seventh off Chicago RHP Bob Howry. It was the Brewers' fifth pinch-hit homer run of the season.

--RHP Eric Gagne has pitched scoreless innings in seven of eight appearances since coming off the disabled list (rotator cuff inflammation) on June 30. Gagne did not return to the closer's role after being activated and now is pitching as a setup man for RHP Salomon Torres.

BY THE NUMBERS: 20 -- Victories in the Brewers' last at-bat this season, tops in the major leagues.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "I was well-rested, obviously." -- RHP Dave Bush, after pitching for the first time in 16 days in the unusual home-away platoon with RHP Seth McClung.

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Added: July 29, 2008

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