CHICAGO (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have placed second baseman Scooter Gennett on the 15-day disabled list with right oblique tightness.

The Brewers replaced him on the 25-man roster Thursday by calling up infielder Hernan Perez from Triple-A Colorado Springs and moving right-hander Matt Garza to the 60-day disabled list.

Gennett was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup against the Chicago Cubs after experiencing pain in batting practice. He returned to Milwaukee on Wednesday to be examined.

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Gennett is hitting .258 with four home runs.

Perez hit .270 in 90 games with the Brewers last season.