Last call

Carlos Gomez took a break from manning center field Tuesday and served as the Brewers' designated hitter instead.

"He's feeling good. He tweaked his back a few days ago, but he's fine for now," Roenicke said. "He's always a concern the way he plays and how hard he swings, even in BP. So I think [it is worthwhile], him getting off his feet for a day. Especially here on the turf, it's a little different."

• Roenicke reported little improvement for infielder Jeff Bianchi, who is on the disabled list with a sore throwing shoulder. Bianchi underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in 2010.

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