May 11, 2010
Milwaukee’s Manic Monday
It was an up and down day for Jewish baseball in Milwaukee.
Monday Night the Milwaukee Brewers placed Carlos Gomez (not Jewish) on the DL which made room for Adam Stern (Jewish) to become a reserve outfielder. This is Stern’s third stint in the major leagues. He was first called up with the Boston Red Sox in 2005 where he played with Craig Breslow, Kevin Youkilis, and Gabe Kapler. There is had 35 ABs and batted .143. And in 2007 he got called up by the Baltimore Orioles but did not have an AB.
Stern has been solid in the minor leagues batting .346 with 1HR and an OBP of .429. Don’t expect Stern to be in the majors too long, as Gomez is one of the young players the Brewers are counting on and his injury does not appear to be serious.
On the negative note, Ryan Braun who has been awesome all season long was hit by a pitch Monday night. The pitch came in the fourth inning when Tommy Hanson’s fastball struck Braun’s elbow. Braun is listed as day to day.
And Let Us Say…Amen.