• Right-hander Mark Rogers, who was placed on the DL during Spring Training with a shoulder injury, tossed a scoreless inning for Double-A Huntsville on Tuesday. Rogers made seven starts for the Brewers last year, going 3-1 with a 3.92 ERA.
• Roenicke on Axford's slider: "He calls it a slider, but it's a curveball that goes straight down ... It's really just a hard curveball."
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