Matt Albers headed to DL

The Brewers have placed relief pitcher Matt Albers on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. In replacement of Albers, the Brewers have called up pitcher Jorge Lopez from AAA Colorado Springs.

Albers has struggled as of late, most recently surrendering five runs in the eleventh inning of Monday night’s 7-2 loss to the Cubs.  The righty has posted a 3.45 ERA in 28 2/3 innings of work so far this year.

This is will Lopez’s fourth appearance with the big league club. While with the Brewers, Lopez has accumulated a 4.35 ERA in 10 1/3 innings pitched. In AAA, Lopez is 2-2 in 15 appearances with a 3.06 ERA, including four saves.

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