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Brett Phillips returning to Sky Sox as Brewers make room for Woodruff

By: The Associated Press
May 11, 2018 Updated: May 11, 2018 at 12:35 pm
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photo - Sky Sox right fielder Brett Phillips runs onto the field during the introduction of the 2017 team before the season opener against Omaha Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sky Sox right fielder Brett Phillips runs onto the field during the introduction of the 2017 team before the season opener against Omaha Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock) 

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned outfielder Brett Phillips to Triple-A Colorado Springs to make room on the roster for right-handed pitcher Brandon Woodruff.

Manager Craig Counsell said after a 5-2 win Thursday over Colorado that Woodruff would be recalled from Triple-A to start Friday night in the second of a four-game series against the Rockies. Woodruff is 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA in five games this season with the Brewers, including one start.

Woodruff is making his third stint on the big league roster as Counsell juggles a rotation hit by recent injuries to right-hander Zach Davies (right shoulder) and left-hander Wade Miley (right oblique).

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