Chattanooga, TN – The Milwaukee Brewers have made a few roster moves that will impact their Double-A affiliate Huntsville Stars prior to tonight's game at Chattanooga.
INF Sean Halton has been activated from the disabled list. Halton was placed on the DL back on May 20, retroactive to May 18. In 32 games with the Stars this season, the first baseman is batting .304 (38-125) with eight doubles and five home runs. He started every game at first base until May 11.
In a related move, outfielder Chuckie Caufield has been placed on the disabled list, retroactive to May 24. Caufield is currently batting .265 (27-102) in 33 games with Huntsville. He's belted three home runs and seven doubles with 16 RBI.
With these moves, the Stars active roster sits at 24, the Southern League limit.
The Stars continue a five-game road trip to face the Chattanooga Lookouts tonight. Southpaw Dan Merklinger (2-2, 5.08 ERA) will take the mound for the Stars against the Lookouts' recent call-up RHP Allen Webster (0-0, 0.00 ERA). For more information on your Huntsville Stars, call (256) 882-2562 or visit www.huntsvillestars.com!