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Brewers reinstate OF Santana from DL, option Broxton to Triple-A

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed rightfielder Domingo Santana and recalled outfielder Keon Broxton.

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed rightfielder Domingo Santana and recalled outfielder Keon Broxton.

The Milwaukee Brewers on Friday reinstated outfielder Domingo Santana from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Keon Broxton to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Santana has been on the disabled list since May 19th with a right shoulder strain. The 23-year-old is batting .239 this season (27-for-113) with three home runs and 12 RBI while hitting leadoff in 25 games.

Broxton is the Brewers outfielder who has a minor-league option remaining. He has appeared in 10 games since Milwaukee recalled him on May 20, going 4-for-22 with four runs. The stint has included his first major-league hit, a bunt single on May 25 at Atlanta.

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The 26-year-old began the season with the Brewers but was demoted after going 0-for-16 with 11 strikeouts. He's hitting .105 in 38 major-league at-bats this season but .301 (31-for-103) in Triple-A.