Last call

Last call

• MLB rules allow the Brewers to activate a 26th man for Tuesday's scheduled doubleheader in Chicago, but if the team can avoid using him before then, the likely starter will be right-hander Tyler Thornburg. He has been pitching out of the bullpen.

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