10:28AM: The Brewers have formally introduced the strikes, putting Wong on the 10-day IL with a left indirect pressure. Peterson’s minor league contract was chosen, and to create a 40-man roster spot, righty Bobby Wahl was moved to the 60-day injured checklist.
10:03AM: The Brewers are putting second baseman Kolten Wong on the 10-day injured checklist attributable to an indirect damage, FanSided’s Robert Murray writes. Utilityman Jace Peterson shall be referred to as as much as take Wong’s spot on the lively roster.
An IL stint appeared possible for Wong contemplating that he missed Wednesday’s sport after which was compelled into an early exit from Thursday’s sport as a result of similar indirect downside. No timetable is but identified for Wong’s return, as indirect accidents can typically require a number of weeks of restoration time primarily based on the severity of the problem.
Even a shorter-term absence is an unlucky end result for each Wong and the Brewers, as the previous Gold Glover simply joined the group on a two-year, $18MM free agent contract throughout the offseason. Wong’s damage additionally emerged simply two days after Milwaukee traded shortstop Orlando Arcia to the Braves, so the Brewers at the moment are much more short-handed within the infield.
The left-handed hitting Peterson and the right-handed hitting Daniel Robertson may kind a second base platoon whereas Wong is out of motion, with Travis Shaw and Luis Urias remaining because the on a regular basis choices at third base and shortstop, respectively. Keston Hiura may additionally see a while at his previous second base place, if the Brewers needed to maneuver him away from first base and provides Daniel Vogelbach some enjoying time. Dee Unusual-Gordon only in the near past signed to a minor league deal for extra depth (maybe primarily as Arcia’s substitute) and will see a while with the massive league group in comparatively brief order relying on how the Brewers juggle the roster.