Lorenzo Cain is back with the Brewers!

Missed this in the rush to catch the bus to Clinton this morning.

Rookie outfielder Cain may get to play regularly
Now everyone will get to see what Lorenzo Cain can do when given regular playing time.

The Milwaukee Brewers called up the centerfielder from Class AAA Nashville on Friday and placed centerfielder Carlos Gomez on the disabled list with a concussion after he was hit in the head with a fastball Monday. The move is retroactive to Tuesday.

When Cain was first called up in Atlanta this season, it was to replace left-hander Doug Davis (elbow tendinitis) on the roster and Cain was quickly optioned back to Nashville when right-hander Yovani Gallardo was activated from the DL less than a week later. Cain was 3 for 5 in three games but never started.

This time around Cain will get regular playing time and likely will start against left-handed pitchers, as he did Friday against Houston's Wandy Rodriguez. Cain went 1 for 3 in his Miller Park debut and scored the game's first run after his speed forced a throwing error on an infield hit.

"He came up and did very well, so it'll be interesting to see how he does," manager Ken Macha said. "They've got a couple of lefties, Houston, and it'll be nice to have a right-hander available on the bench to pinch hit late in the game on Saturday" when right-hander Brett Myers starts for the Astros.
Cain was a Rattler for a brief time in 2009.

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