Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
news

MLB News

Last call

MLB.com

• Roenicke said the matchup against Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong dictated that Herrera started a second straight game at shortstop over Jean Segura. Left-handed hitters entered the day faring significantly better this season against Vogelsong (.784 OPS) than righties (.677 OPS). Roenicke indicated that Segura remains the team's primary shortstop.

• Because they are a contender this season, the Brewers may have a larger group of September callups when rosters expand Monday.

View Full Game Coverage

• Roenicke said the matchup against Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong dictated that Herrera started a second straight game at shortstop over Jean Segura. Left-handed hitters entered the day faring significantly better this season against Vogelsong (.784 OPS) than righties (.677 OPS). Roenicke indicated that Segura remains the team's primary shortstop.

• Because they are a contender this season, the Brewers may have a larger group of September callups when rosters expand Monday.

View Full Game Coverage

"We talked about it again today," Roenicke said. "You don't want to have so many that it's uncomfortable, but you don't want to be short when you come down to whether it's extra innings or now, because everyone has callups, the matchups in the bullpens become a lot [more frequent] and you use more guys."

Adam McCalvy is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Brew Beat, and follow him on Twitter at @AdamMcCalvy.

Milwaukee Brewers