Brewers Send Down Figueroa
Jul. 24, 2002
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MILWAUKEE (AP) _ The Milwaukee Brewers sent right-handed pitcher Nelson Figueroa outright to Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday and purchased the contract of lefty Jimmy Osting to take his spot on the roster.
Figueroa (1-5) had a 5.08 ERA in 25 appearances. He split time as a starter and reliever. Osting is 5-6 with a 3.35 ERA in 20 starts in Indianapolis. He struck out 102 and walked 34 in 118 1-3 innings.
Osting was expected to join the team in Houston Wednesday night.