And just like that, Morgan is back on the DL with a fractured finger. He is expected to miss about 2-4 weeks (although a finger takes more than 2 weeks to heal)
He was bunting and the ball ran in on him and got part of his finger. 95 mph sinker from Venters.
Atlanta - The bad news just keeps coming for the Brewers.
Outfielder Nyjer Morgan has a fractured left middle finger and is expected to be out 2-4 weeks. Morgan was struck on the finger while executing a sacrifice bunt in the eighth inning of th 2-1 loss to the Braves, th Brewers' sixth conscutive defeat.
Morgan had just returned from the DL after recovering from a thigh bruise and now this. He was completely disconsolate in the clubhouse after the game and couldn't talk with reporters.
This has been an injury-riddled mess of a season for the Brewers and there doesn't seem to be any end to it.
I have no idea what the Brewers will do to replace Morgan. They just outrighted Brandon Boggs to Class AAA Nashville when Morgan returned and I don't know if that can be revoked. Boggs had 72 hours to decide whether to accept the assignment or declare free agency.
"We'll see what we're made of," said reliever Kameron Loe, who surrenderd the game-winning homer to Martin Prado in the eighth. "We'll see what kind of character we have."