Milwaukee Brewers Player News: All Positions

News: Woodruff was effective in his start Sunday against Atlanta, allowing two runs on five hits in eight innings and receiving a no-decision. He struck out six and did not walk a batter.
Impact: The only runs Woodruff allowed came off solo shots by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman. The longball has not been a problem for Woodruff this season, as he had not given up a homer in his previous four starts and has allowed only four total in his 10 starts this year. After a five-run pounding by the Dodgers on April 21, Woodruff's earned run average stood at 5.81; since then, he has allowed only five earned runs in 30 innings to lower his season ERA to 3.51. He'll look to continue the hot streak Sunday versus the Phillies in his next outing.
News: Shaw (wrist) is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment Wednesday, Adam McCalvy of reports.
Impact: Shaw took about 75 swings in the batting cage Sunday with no issues, clearing the way for a rehab assignment. The 29-year-old doesn't figure to require too many games to return from the wrist issue given he's been out less than a week, but the team could give him a few extra games to try and sort things out before returning him to the majors.
News: Aguilar is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Braves.
Impact: After plating two more runs Saturday, Aguilar is now up to seven RBI through the first nine games of the Brewers' road trip and has reached base at a .421 clip over that span. While Aguilar's power production is still lagging, his spot atop the depth chart at first base looks fairly secure for the time being. He'll nonetheless receive a breather for the second time in four days as Eric Thames enters the lineup in Aguilar's stead.
News: Braun is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Braves.
Impact: After a big series in Philadelphia, Braun has only slowed down moderately since the Brewers' road trip moved to Atlanta. While starting the first two games at SunTrust Park, Braun went 2-for-9 with a walk and three RBI. He'll merely be receiving a breather in Sunday's matinee game while Ben Gamel checks into left field.
News: Moustakas went 1-for-5 with a run and stolen base in a 4-3 loss to the Braves on Saturday.
Impact: This was the veteran infielder's first swiped bag since May 6. He has three steals this season, but for a guy who isn't known for speed who also has 11 home runs, that's not bad at all, and he hasn't been caught stealing yet this year. He is hitting .262 with 23 extra-base hits, 29 RBI and 27 runs in 164 at-bats.
News: Anderson allowed one unearned run on two hits with three strikeouts and four walks across four innings in a no-decision against the Braves on Saturday.
Impact: Activated off the injured list prior to this start, Anderson lasted just 76 pitches and couldn't find the zone at various times. He only started half of the 18 batters he faced with a first-pitch strike, and he walked a batter in every frame but his last. While he didn't give up an earned run, Anderson's failure to work more efficiently cost himself a better chance at the win (although the bullpen blew the lead anyway). In nine appearances, including three starts, Anderson is 2-0 with a 2.66 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 25 strikeouts in 23.2 innings. He is scheduled to pitch again against the Phillies next Saturday.
News: Arcia is not in the lineup Saturday against Atlanta.
Impact: Arcia's .250/.316/.372 season line isn't particularly good, but it's been enough to keep him in the lineup on a regular basis. Saturday's game will be his first on the bench since April 9 and just his third all season. Hernan Perez takes over at shortstop.
News: Barnes was optioned to Triple-A San Antonio on Saturday.
Impact: Barnes' latest stay in Milwaukee lasted less than a week. He got into three games, allowing a pair of runs in three innings of work. He'll make way on the roster for Chase Anderson, who returns from his finger injury to start Saturday against Atlanta.
News: Anderson (finger) was activated as expected Saturday ahead of his scheduled start against the Braves.
Impact: Anderson's return pushes Freddy Peralta to the bullpen. Anderson began the year there himself, and there's no guarantee he won't be back in the pen at some point, but he's earned his role in the rotation for now due to his 3.20 ERA in 19.2 innings. Jacob Barnes was sent down in a corresponding move.
News: Nelson (shoulder) threw 5.2 scoreless innings in his rehab start Friday for Triple-A San Antonio. He gave up three hits and one walk while striking out eight.
Impact: This was Nelson's best rehab start, as he threw 54 of his 86 pitches for strikes. He has a 3.77 ERA and 1.12 WHIP with 16 strikeouts through 14.1 innings in three rehab outings in the Pacific Coast League. Nelson will make one more rehab start at Triple-A, per Greg Luca of the San Antonio Express News. If that start goes well, he could join the big-league rotation before the end of May.