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Brewers' Jason Alexander: Placed on 60-day IL
Alexander (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day injured list Saturday.
By placing Alexander on the 60-day IL, the Brewers now have an open spot on the 40-man roster for Justin Wilson, who was signed Saturday. Alexander is expected to be out until the end of May because of right shoulder soreness, and this transaction doesn't change that timeline.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Out with shoulder injury
Alexander will be sidelined until around late May due to right shoulder soreness, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
Alexander's shoulder started bothering him last month when he ramped up his throwing program. It doesn't appear there's concern about any structural damage, but he'll need some down time. If healthy, Alexander could be used in a swingman role for the Brewers this season.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Back in majors
Alexander was recalled from Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
With Matt Bush (illness) heading to the injured list, Alexander will rejoin the Brewers' bullpen for the final two games of the season. Alexander has allowed at least three earned runs in four of his last five appearances, his last coming Sept. 18 against the Yankees, when he allowed three earned runs over 3.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Sent back to minors
The Brewers optioned Alexander to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday.
Milwaukee is scheduled to return starter Eric Lauer (elbow) from the injured list to take the hill for Friday's game in Cincinnati, so Alexander will end up losing his spot in the rotation and on the 28-man active roster. After being promoted from Nashville on Aug. 22, Alexander made six appearances (four starts) and turned in a 5.87 ERA and 1.52 WHIP across 23 innings.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Allows three runs in no-decision
Alexander allowed three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five in 3.2 innings during Sunday's loss to the Yankees. He didn't factor into the decision.
Alexander struggled against the long ball during Sunday's high-scoring matchup, giving up three home runs over the first three innings of the game, including back-to-back solo shots in the top of the third inning. The right-hander has given up at least three runs in four of his last five outings, and he's posted a 6.14 ERA and 20:8 K:BB in 22 innings during that time. He projects to make his next start on the road against Cincinnati on Friday.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Tagged for five runs
Alexander (2-3) took the loss to the Reds on Friday, allowing five runs on nine hits while striking out four and walking one over 5.1 innings.
Alexander tossed 58 of 88 pitches for strikes in Friday's outing. Alexander has been used as both a starter and reliever throughout the season, but has struggled in both roles. Friday's outing was the 10th time in 17 outings that he has given up two or more earned runs. He has just three scoreless appearances totaling 4.2 innings. Alexander has made it through the sixth inning once this season, resulting in his only quality start. The righty will take a 5.29 ERA into his next appearance.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Handed second loss
Alexander (2-2) took the loss during Sunday's 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Diamondbacks, allowing three runs on five hits and four walks with three strikeouts in 4.2 innings.
Alexander struggled with traffic on the bases each inning but was able to limit the damage to single runs in the second, third and fifth innings. The 29-year-old struggled to find the zone as he issued a season-high four free passes and tossed only 47 of 86 pitches for strikes. Alexander carries a 5.03 ERA and 1.58 WHIP into his next start, slated for next weekend against Cincinnati.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Solid over five frames
Alexander took a no-decision while giving up one earned run on three hits and a walk over five innings in a 4-2 loss to the Pirates on Tuesday. He struck out six.
Alexander took advantage of his start against the weak Pirates lineup to reach five innings in an outing for the first time since July 17. The rookie has been shuttling between the minors and the big leagues lately and had previously worked out of the bullpen this month before garnering the start Tuesday over Adrian Houser, who was roughed up last week in his return from the injured list. Alexander threw 59 pitches Tuesday and looked in control throughout the night. According to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com, Milwaukee lists Alexander as its starting pitcher for Sunday's game in Arizona, so he'll get at least one more chance to build on the strong showing against Pittsburgh and make a case for a more permanent rotation spot.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: In line for start Tuesday
The Brewers list Alexander as their probable starter for Tuesday's game against the Pirates.
Tuesday would have been Adrian Houser's turn through the rotation, but the Brewers could look to push back his next start or deploy him in tandem with Alexander after the 29-year-old righty labored in his return from the injured list last Wednesday, when the Dodgers knocked him around for five earned runs over 2.1 innings. In that same contest, Alexander came on to record 10 outs in relief, though he was tagged for three runs on three hits and one walk. The matchup with the Pirates is a far more favorable one on paper for Alexander, but his modest results in the big leagues to date don't make him the safest streaming option.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Called up Monday
Alexander was recalled from Triple-A Nashville on Monday.
Alexander was sent to the minors Wednesday but will rejoin the big-league club after Aaron Ashby (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day injured list Monday. The Brewers haven't yet indicated what role Alexander will play following his call-up, but it's possible that he serves as a starting pitcher in Ashby's absence. Over 12 appearances (seven starts) in the majors this year, Alexander has posted a 5.18 ERA and 1.66 WHIP in 48.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Sent down by Milwaukee
Alexander was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday.
Alexander made two relief appearances for the Brewers after being called up last week, and he tossed 3.2 scoreless innings. However, he'll head back to the minors after Trevor Kelley was recalled from Nashville on Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Rejoins major-league club
Alexander was recalled from Triple-A Nashville on Sunday.
The 29-year-old was sent to Triple-A in mid-July and will return to Milwaukee after spending a couple weeks in the minors. Alexander has a 5.60 ERA, 1.71 WHIP and 23:19 K:BB across 45 innings and should work as a multi-inning option out of the bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Sent back to minors
The Brewers optioned Alexander to Triple-A Nashville on Monday.
After making starts in his first two appearances of the month for the Brewers, Alexander was deployed in a bulk-relief role in his final outing before the All-Star break in Sunday's loss to the Giants. He struggled mightily while working out of the bullpen, giving up seven earned runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings. The Brewers aren't certain to get Adrian Houser (elbow) back from the 15-day injured list by the time the team next requires a fifth starter July 26 versus the Twins, so prospect Ethan Small could be a candidate to get a call-up from Nashville to fill Alexander's spot in the rotation.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Struggles in bulk role
Alexander didn't factor into the decision during Sunday's 9-5 defeat at the hands of the Giants, allowing seven runs on eight hits and two walks with five strikeouts in five innings.
Alexander was originally tabbed to start Sunday's game, but manager Craig Counsell opted to go with Aaron Ashby instead with Alexander to follow. Ashby surrendered two runs in one plus innings and the 29-year-old was brought in during the second without much better fortune. He was sunk by a five-run third that opened with three straight hits and concluded with four two-out runs, then served up a two-run Brandon Belt homer in the sixth. Alexander has now been tagged for seven runs in two of his last seven appearances and ends the first half with a 5.60 ERA and 1.71 WHIP with 23 strikeouts in 45 innings across 10 appearances and seven starts.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: No longer starting Sunday
Alexander will not start Sunday's game against the Giants, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
The Brewers will start Aaron Ashby on short rest instead, though a reason for the pitching change was not announced. Something may be off with Alexander -- he threw only 73 pitches across four innings in a rain-shortened outing Tuesday and Ashby just threw 101 pitches Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Rain-shortened start Tuesday
Alexander allowed two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out one in four innings of a 6-3 win Tuesday in Minnesota. He did not factor into the decision.
Alexander gave up a solo shot to Jorge Polanco to lead off the second inning. In the fourth, he allowed a walk and two singles with two outs to account for the other run. He did not come back out for the fifth inning, having tossed only 73 pitches, following the game's second rain delay at the end of the fourth. The rookie has struggled of late, giving up 17 runs (15 earned) on four homers with a 10:8 K:BB in 17.2 innings over five appearances.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Receiving another start
Alexander is listed as the Brewers' scheduled starting pitcher for Tuesday's game in Minnesota, Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Alexander will be making his second straight turn through the rotation and his seventh start with the big club overall, despite being tagged for seven runs (six earned) across 5.1 innings his last time out July 5 against the Cubs. With Adrian Houser (elbow) on the shelf through the All-Star break, Alexander tentatively lines up for two starts this week, with his second outing set to come Sunday in San Francisco.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Hit hard by Cubs
Alexander (2-1) took the loss during Tuesday's 8-3 defeat at the hands of the Cubs, allowing seven runs (six earned) on eight hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 5.1 innings.
Alexander kept Chicago off the board through three innings but surrendered one run in the fourth and three apiece in the fifth and sixth to fall in line for the loss. The 29-year-old tossed 60 of 94 pitches for strikes, but only two were of the swinging variety. Alexander should stick in the rotation while Adrian Houser (elbow) is sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Rejoining rotation
Alexander is listed as the Brewers' starting pitcher for Tuesday's game against the Cubs in Milwaukee.
Alexander made his last two appearances out of the Milwaukee bullpen, but he'll be plugged back into the rotation this week with the team in need of a fifth starter after Adrian Houser (elbow) landed on the 15-day injured list Friday. Over his five starts prior to moving to the bullpen, Alexander turned in a 3.21 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 13:11 K:BB in 28 innings.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Jason Alexander: Works out of bullpen
Alexander appeared in relief Tuesday in the Brewers' 5-3 win over the Rays, recording two outs while allowing two runs (one earned) on one hit and two walks.
Alexander had started in each of his first five appearances with Milwaukee and posted a 3.21 ERA and 1.64 WHIP over those outings, but he looks as though he'll move to the bullpen after the Brewers welcomed Brandon Woodruff back from the injured list Tuesday. Milwaukee still has room in the rotation for a fifth starter while both Freddy Peralta (lat) and Aaron Ashby (forearm) remain on the IL, but Chi Chi Gonzalez looks like he'll take on that role rather than Alexander.... See More ... See Less
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