Brewers place Figaro on DL


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Updated: 6/25/2013 11:29 pm Published: 6/25/2013 11:29 pm


Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - The Milwaukee Brewers placed starting pitcher Alfredo Figaro on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 24, with an oblique strain.

Over 21 appearances (five starts) this season, Figaro is 1-2 with a 4.64 earned run average, including losses in each of his last two starts.

The Brewers will recall pitcher Johnny Hellweg from Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday, and he will start Friday's matchup with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Hellweg is 7-4 with a 2.82 ERA over 14 satarts with Nashville this season.


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