The Brewers have had to do some shuffling with their rotation lately, and today would be a day for a spot start. Rather than call someone up, Craig Counsell is going with a bullpen game. The first man out of the bullpen today: Jeremy Jeffress.
Jeffress has pitched in 263 major league games, all in relief. He last started back in 2011, when he was at Double-A. He’ll be on a short pitch count for a starter tonight — probably 50ish — but it’ll be a stretch for him. It’ll be interesting to see how he does.