Brewers place Barnes on 15-day DL, recall Blazek

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jacob Barnes is headed to the 15-day DL with elbow soreness.

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The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-handed reliever Jacob Barnes on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 26 with right elbow soreness, recalling fellow right-hander Michael Blazek from Triple-A Colorado Springs in his place.

Barnes has appeared in 16 games for the Brewers this season, working 17 innings and posting a 3.71 ERA.

Blazek last pitched for Milwaukee on July 9, and has appeared in 33 games, posting a 5.87 ERA.