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• Ash said right-hander Hiram Burgos is a candidate for a September callup, though the plan was subject to change. Burgos, whose style is similar to Brewers command specialist Mike Fiers, was 9-4 with a 2.09 ERA for three Brewers affiliates entering his start for Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday.

• Former first-round Draft pick Eric Arnett touched 94 mph in a recent outing, Ash said, and has shown signs of progress since a permanent switch to relief. Arnett, 24, was 4-6 with a 5.13 ERA in 14 starts this season for rookie-level Helena and Class A Wisconsin, but has a 3.68 ERA in 32 relief appearances for advanced Class A Brevard County.

"He's been better -- much better," Ash said. "There's at least a chance for him."

Another selection from the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, Heckathorn, made a similar move to relief this season.

• Ash said right-hander Hiram Burgos is a candidate for a September callup, though the plan was subject to change. Burgos, whose style is similar to Brewers command specialist Mike Fiers, was 9-4 with a 2.09 ERA for three Brewers affiliates entering his start for Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday.

• Former first-round Draft pick Eric Arnett touched 94 mph in a recent outing, Ash said, and has shown signs of progress since a permanent switch to relief. Arnett, 24, was 4-6 with a 5.13 ERA in 14 starts this season for rookie-level Helena and Class A Wisconsin, but has a 3.68 ERA in 32 relief appearances for advanced Class A Brevard County.

"He's been better -- much better," Ash said. "There's at least a chance for him."

Another selection from the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, Heckathorn, made a similar move to relief this season.