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Milwaukee Brewers Roster Report 2009-05-08

Milwaukee Brewers Roster Report 2009-05-08
--3B Bill Hall was in the starting lineup Thursday for the first time since Monday night in Pittsburgh. Hall tweaked his right hamstring making a diving catch as a substitute left fielder in that game and was held out an extra day because of a wet surface and rainy night Wednesday in Cincinnati.

--SS J.J. Hardy made great strides in breaking out of a season-long slump in the last three games of the Brewers' trip to Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. In those three contests, Hardy went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, 2-for-4 with a three-run homer and 1-for-4 with an RBI double. Over the span, Hardy raised his average from .167 to .211.

--OF Brad Nelson flied out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning Thursday night in Cincinnati, remaining hitless for the season. Nelson is 0-for-20 with no RBIs and eight strikeouts.


3B Bill Hall (right hamstring cramps) left the May 4 game, and he didn't play May 5-6. He was back in the lineup May 7.

C Mike Rivera (sprained left ankle) went on the 15-day disabled list April 29.

RHP David Riske (right elbow tightness) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10. He will attempt to rehab the elbow through mid-May, but if he is unsuccessful, he might need Tommy John surgery.


RHP Jeff Suppan

RHP Yovani Gallardo

LHP Manny Parra

RHP Braden Looper

RHP Dave Bush


RHP Trevor Hoffman (closer)

RHP Todd Coffey

RHP Carlos Villanueva

RHP Seth McClung

LHP Mitch Stetter

RHP Jorge Julio

RHP Mark DiFelice


Jason Kendall

Carlos Corporan


1B Prince Fielder

2B Rickie Weeks

SS J.J. Hardy

3B Bill Hall

INF Craig Counsell

INF Casey McGehee


LF Ryan Braun

CF Mike Cameron

RF Corey Hart

OF Chris Duffy

OF Brad Nelson

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Added: May 8, 2009

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