Marco Estrada News Archive
Estrada will be moved to the bullpen, while Jimmy Nelson is now scheduled to start Saturday's game against the Cardinals.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was short when asked about Estrada's spot in the rotation Tuesday, saying, "We'll see," Andrew Gruman of FOX Sports Wisconsin reports.
Estrada took the loss Monday night, allowing three runs in five innings against the Phillies.
Estrada (7-5) gave up two earned runs on six hits -- two of them homers -- while striking out two and walking one over six innings in a loss Tuesday against Toronto.
Estrada picked up his seventh win of the season Wednesday after holding the Nationals to two runs on two hits over 6.1 innings.
Estrada worked 5.2 innings, allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits while striking out seven in Friday's 13-10 victory over the Rockies.
Estrada's flyball tendencies proved costly again Sunday against the Reds, as he was tagged with the loss after allowing five runs on eight hits (three homers) over five innings.
Estrada's rotation spot is safe for the time being, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Jounral Sentinel reports. "We still have confidence that he can turn this thing around," manager Ron Roenicke stated.