Even though right-hander Logan Webb is starting for the Giants on Thursday, Tellez will get a day off after he drew nine straight starts. Daniel Vogelbach will start at first base and bat sixth.
Tellez (kneecap) is expected to spend a minimum of two weeks on the injured list, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Tellez recorded hits in each of the last four games and went 4-for-15 with two doubles, two runs and four strikeouts during that time. Daniel Vogelbach will start at first base and bat sixth.
Tellez went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs, an RBI, a walk and a strikeout in a 10-3 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday.
Brewers’ Rowdy Tellez: Retreats to bench
Tellez joined the team Friday after a brief two-game rehab assignment, so his activation was expected. He’s been sidelined since Sept. 11, but he will re-enter the lineup playing first base and hitting seventh Saturday against the Dodgers. Keston Hiura was optioned to Triple-A Nashville in the corresponding move.
Manager Craig Counsell confirmed Friday that Tellez won’t return over the weekend against the Mets, but he noted that “everything is going in the right direction” for the first baseman. The Brewers haven’t provided an exact target date for Tellez to be activated, but Friday’s update would suggest he could return as soon as Tuesday in St. Louis.
Tellez extended the Brewers ‘ lead to four runs with a 454-foot blast to center field in the third inning. It was his first home run in over two weeks as he’s now up to 11 on the year. The 26-year-old is slashing .239/.304/.408 with 20 extra-base hits, 31 RBI, 29 runs scored and 20:55 BB:K over 280 plate appearances.
Brewers’ Rowdy Tellez: Slated to miss at least two weeks
Tellez struggled to begin the season in Toronto but turned things around after being shipped to Milwaukee, where he hit .272/.333/.481 with seven home runs, 28 RBI and 22 runs in 174 plate appearances. The 26-year-old should enter spring training as the favorite to start at first base, barring any offseason additions.
Tellez mirrored Game 1 during the fifth inning Tuesday when he gave Milwaukee a lead with a two-run, 448-foot blast to center field, but the bullpen was unable to hold the advantage. The Brewers struggled to find any offense through most of the series, though Tellez did all he could with a pair of two-run homers, which accounted for four of the team’s six total runs. The 26-year-old had a rough start to the season for the Blue Jays, but he found success after being acquired by the Brewers with a .272/.333/.481 slash line, seven home runs, 28 RBI and 22 runs in 56 games. Barring any offseason acquisitions, he should begin spring training as the favorite to start at first base in 2022.
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