Don't miss

Friday, September 26, 2014

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza scratched from Friday start


By on 9/26/2014 10:15:00 AM

It looks as though Matt Garza's season is over after the Milwaukee Brewers scratched the right-hander from his final start with shoulder stiffness, as the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt tweeted:

It's not clear if Garza aggravated the problem at a particular point, but the decision no doubt has at least something to do with Milwaukee's elimination from the playoff race, which came after another disappointing loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. Although the Brewers have not officially stated that Garza won't appear again, they already have Wily Peralta and Mike Fiers scheduled to start on Saturday and Sunday respectively.


With the Brewers out of contention, they will hand another start to well-regarded youngster Jimmy Nelson, who was a top 100 prospect on both Baseball America and MLB.com's lists prior to the season. Nelson was stunning at Triple-A Nashville, posting a 1.46 ERA and 0.92 WHIP over 111 innings, but has found the major leagues a little tougher in his first extended stint, his ERA jumping to 4.57 and WHIP to 1.45, although he has maintained a good K/BB ratio of almost 3. Nelson last started on September 7th but has pitched out of the bullpen twice since then.



Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our email list for daily injury updates!



For more commentary and analysis, visit our friends at Last Word on Sports!

0 comments:

Post a Comment

 
73eccce7a3ad1b23db7f38e1b8fed842050545899fe4d7b648

621dcbec1b2d3274560a101af3a95ae769e316e0