• Ramirez was out of the lineup Sunday after being struck on the right forearm Saturday night, but Roenicke said it was already a scheduled break for the veteran. Ramirez is one of several Brewers, including Roenicke himself, battling illness.
• Kintzler, on the DL with a right shoulder injury, will throw a bullpen session Monday at Miller Park. If that goes well, he will throw either a bullpen or a simulated game on Wednesday, and he is on track to be activated on Friday.
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