The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned reliever Corey Knebel to Triple-A Colorado Springs. A mere year ago he was an All-Star. Life comes at you fast.
Knebel has posted a 5.08 ERA this year and was demoted from closer duties. His August has been particularly brutal, with him allowing eight earned runs — nine total — in eight and a third innings. accumulating an 8.64 ERA in his 8.1 innings over 9 games. Last year he saved 39 games and posted a 1.78 ERA in 76 games.