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Brewers option Wooten to Nashville

Brewers option Wooten to Nashville

MILWAUKEE -- Needing to clear room on the 25-man roster for Saturday's starter, Mike Fiers, the Brewers optioned right-handed reliever Rob Wooten to Triple-A Nashville following Friday's game against the Dodgers.

This was Wooten's third stint in the Majors this season as he's shuttled between Milwaukee and Nashville. This one lasted less than a week, as he came up on Aug. 5 to take the roster spot of Matt Garza, who had just been placed on the disabled list.


Wooten has a 4.59 ERA in 39 Major League appearances this season. He made two appearances during the current homestand and was charged with one run in Friday's 9-3 win over the Dodgers.

Adam McCalvy is a reporter for Read his blog, Brew Beat, and follow him on Twitter at @AdamMcCalvy. Caitlin Swieca is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.