Brewers option hitless Broxton, call up RHP Davies
PITTSBURGH (AP) Milwaukee Brewers rookie center fielder Keon Broxton, who is still looking for his first major league hit after 18 at-bats, was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Saturday and rookie right-hander Zack Davies was recalled from the same club.
Broxton, 25, went 0 for 16 with 11 strikeouts and two stolen bases in six games. He was acquired from Pittsburgh in an offseason trade after making his major league debut with the Pirates last September and going 0 for 2 in seven games.
Davies, 23, was 0-0 with a 2.00 ERA in two starts at Colorado Springs. He will start Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He made his major league debut with the Brewers last September, going 3-2 with a 3.71 ERA in six games.