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Burgos gets back on track with rehab start in Nashville

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MILWAUKEE - Brewers right-hander Hiram Burgos made a rehab start on Sunday at Triple-A Nashville. Burgos, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 24 with a right shoulder impingement, started the Nashville Sounds' 2 p.m. ET game against the New Orleans Zephyrs.

"He'll be stretched out," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "Triple-A staff, they're going to have a nice staff. With [Johnny] Hellweg, [Jimmy] Nelson, [Tyler] Thornburg. Too bad [Mike] Fiers is out, but [Chris] Narveson and Burgos. That's a pretty good staff."

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MILWAUKEE - Brewers right-hander Hiram Burgos made a rehab start on Sunday at Triple-A Nashville. Burgos, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 24 with a right shoulder impingement, started the Nashville Sounds' 2 p.m. ET game against the New Orleans Zephyrs.

"He'll be stretched out," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "Triple-A staff, they're going to have a nice staff. With [Johnny] Hellweg, [Jimmy] Nelson, [Tyler] Thornburg. Too bad [Mike] Fiers is out, but [Chris] Narveson and Burgos. That's a pretty good staff."

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Roenicke hopes the Brewers' starting staff will take shape soon with the return of Burgos and Marco Estrada, who is making a rehab start for Class A Wisconsin on Sunday. Relievers Donovan Hand and Alfredo Figaro started the final two games of Milwaukee's series against the Braves on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

Kevin Massoth is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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