• The Brewers are more than a week away from finalizing assignments to the prospect-rich Arizona Fall League, but outfielder Mitch Haniger is expected to headline their list of participants. Haniger, 22, was a supplemental first-round pick in 2012, and he is batting .267 this season with 11 home runs and 58 RBIs between Class A Wisconsin and advanced Class A Brevard County.
The Brewers expect to name three position players and four pitchers to the AFL.
• Right-hander Michael Olmsted, one of the Brewers' final cuts in Spring Training, was sent from Triple-A Nashville to Double-A Huntsville on Saturday. He had a 6.71 ERA in 49 games at Nashville and, most troublingly, walked 6.9 batters per nine innings, triple his walk rate from last season and nearly double his career mark.
"We're trying to put him in a place where he can have a nice two weeks and finish with some confidence," assistant general manager Gord Ash said.
Ash noted that Olmsted is still reaching 96 mph on occasion and was working hard to fix his command issues -- perhaps too hard. Olmstead has committed to continuing that work in winter ball.
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