Gagne returns to Brewers' bullpen
Reliever activated from 15-day DL, DiFelice sent to Triple-A
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Brewers activated Eric Gagne from the disabled list after Sunday's game against the Twins and optioned pitcher Mark DiFelice to Triple-A Nashville.
Gagne was placed on the disabled list on May 23 with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff. He will return to the club in a set-up role.Gagne, who received treatments on Sunday and said he feels good, threw a bullpen session at the Metrodome on Saturday. "It's just good to get back on the mound," Gagne said. DiFelice had a 3.95 ERA in 10 appearances with the Brewers. The 31-year-old will start games in the Minor Leagues, according to Brewers manager Ned Yost. "He needs to continue to work on his ability to get left-handers out," Yost said.
Thor Nystrom is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.