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• With just four players on his bench on Saturday, Roenicke elected to use starting pitcher Mark Rogers as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning. Milwaukee has been carrying an extra pitcher as the bullpen tries to work out its issues, and Roenicke said he hopes the club can move a reliever and bring in another position player soon.

"That's where I'd like to get to," Roenicke said. "But we need to make sure we're OK in the bullpen. We talked to [general manager Doug Melvin] about it, we've talked as a staff about it. Our bullpen guys seem to be throwing the ball well again, and if that continues, I think we can get back to the five-man bench. But it's hard when the bullpen guys aren't throwing well, and we start getting pressured a little bit with our starters maybe if they're not doing their job. Then the bullpen gets taxed and you need an extra guy."

• With Mike Fiers at a career high for innings (142), Roenicke said the Brewers will be monitoring the rookie pitcher, but he did not have a set number for when they might shut him down or begin to limit him.

"He's fine right now," Roenicke said. "It will come up and we'll talk about it later on, but right now, he's fine."

• Jean Segura started his 12th game Sunday. The rookie shortstop entered the series finale batting .243 with four RBIs and a stolen base since coming to Milwaukee in the Zack Greinke trade.

Roenicke said he's happy with what Segura has done in a short amount of time, but he's excited to see more out of the 22-year-old the rest of the season and hopefully beyond.

"He does a lot of things that allow us, I think, to look at him and say this guy's got a chance to be a good Major Leaguer," Roenicke said.

• With just four players on his bench on Saturday, Roenicke elected to use starting pitcher Mark Rogers as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning. Milwaukee has been carrying an extra pitcher as the bullpen tries to work out its issues, and Roenicke said he hopes the club can move a reliever and bring in another position player soon.

"That's where I'd like to get to," Roenicke said. "But we need to make sure we're OK in the bullpen. We talked to [general manager Doug Melvin] about it, we've talked as a staff about it. Our bullpen guys seem to be throwing the ball well again, and if that continues, I think we can get back to the five-man bench. But it's hard when the bullpen guys aren't throwing well, and we start getting pressured a little bit with our starters maybe if they're not doing their job. Then the bullpen gets taxed and you need an extra guy."

• With Mike Fiers at a career high for innings (142), Roenicke said the Brewers will be monitoring the rookie pitcher, but he did not have a set number for when they might shut him down or begin to limit him.

"He's fine right now," Roenicke said. "It will come up and we'll talk about it later on, but right now, he's fine."

• Jean Segura started his 12th game Sunday. The rookie shortstop entered the series finale batting .243 with four RBIs and a stolen base since coming to Milwaukee in the Zack Greinke trade.

Roenicke said he's happy with what Segura has done in a short amount of time, but he's excited to see more out of the 22-year-old the rest of the season and hopefully beyond.

"He does a lot of things that allow us, I think, to look at him and say this guy's got a chance to be a good Major Leaguer," Roenicke said.