• Roenicke said he had been talking with his coaches for some time about giving Aoki a start in center field. It made sense Thursday, according to Roenicke, because he believed Logan Schafer was still dealing with the effects of a back injury.
• Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker, asked Thursday for his view of MLB Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig's biggest accomplishment: "Well, I think getting away without paying me a salary for the first 10 years, that was pretty big."
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