• Third baseman Aramis Ramirez, recovering from colon surgery in January, could be playing in Cactus League games by the weekend, Roenicke said.
• Even though Johnny Hellweg pitched the ninth inning against the A's, suffering a blown save while allowing three runs in a 6-4 loss, the Brewers still plan to stretch him out as a starter, Roenicke said.
• The Brewers and Fox Sports Wisconsin on Tuesday unveiled a schedule of 150 high definition telecasts on FS Wisconsin, Fox Sports 1 and the FOX national network. Brian Anderson will continue to serve as the primary play-by-play announcer with newcomer Matt Lepay joining analyst Bill Schroeder in the broadcast booth for select telecasts when Anderson is away on national assignments. Craig Coshun also will serve as play-by-play announcer for select telecasts late in the season while continuing his role as the main host for Brewers Live pregame and postgame shows.
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