• Right-hander Johnny Hellweg, demoted to the Minors before the All-Star break following a series of poor starts, re-debuted at Nashville on Saturday night and, aside from four walks, delivered a gem. He pitched six scoreless innings of an 8-5 win over New Orleans, allowing two hits with six strikeouts. It was Hellweg's seventh consecutive Triple-A victory, and he has not allowed a run over his last 13 Triple-A innings.
• Right-hander Alfredo Figaro was cleared to begin a Minor League rehabilitation assignment with rookie-level Arizona on Sunday. Figaro has been on the disabled list since June 25 because of a right rib-cage strain and is expected to return to relief duty for the Brewers when he is ready.