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RHP Mark Rogers And Catcher Martin Maldonado Promoted To Nashville

June 1, 2010 - Southern League (SL) - Huntsville Stars News Release

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. - The Milwaukee Brewers have made some roster moves that will impact their Double-A affiliate Huntsville Stars prior to tonight's game against Mobile.

RHP Mark Rogers and catcher Martin Maldonado have been promoted to Triple-A Nashville. In nine starts with the Stars in 2010, Rogers is 2-4 with a 3.60 ERA. He only allowed one home run in that span.

Maldonado was batting .252 (26-for-103) with 12 RBI in 34 games for Huntsville this year. He was called up from Single-A Brevard County back on May 21 when Stars catcher Jonathan Lucroy was promoted to Nashville.

In a related move, Catcher Angel Salome has been transferred from Nashville to Huntsville. Salome was batting .333 (4-for-12) in five games for Nashville this year. He was placed on the temporary inactive list for the Sounds back on April 14.

LHP Dan Merklinger has been promoted to Huntsville from Single-A Brevard County. Merklinger was 2-1 with a 4.56 ERA in ten appearances for the Manatees. In his last start on May 27, he threw five innings, giving up two runs on three hits. He walked four and struck out five.

These moves keep the Stars active roster at 23, one below the Southern League limit of 24.

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