The Milwaukee Brewers 21-34 record, including a 6-22 month of May, has finally brought about some moves with yet to be determined results.
The Brewers called up second baseman Scooter Gennett from Triple-A Nashville and acquired third baseman Juan Francisco from Atlanta.
To make room for Gennett and Francisco, the Brewers released infielder Alex Gonzalez who was hitting just .177 in 41 games this season. They also sent right-handed pitcher Mike Fiers to Nashville.
Gennett was hitting .297 at Nashville in 50 games with a homer, 13 RBI’S and 8 stolen bases. Gennett’s promotion likely means considerable more bench time for Rickie Weeks. [Read more…]