The Milwaukee Brewers reinstated star closer Josh Hader From the paternity register on Monday in the time for the beginning of their four-game series versus the St. Louis Cardinals.
Monday's game at Milwaukee will see the Cardinals and Brewers tied for first in the NL Central standings, with identical 38-30 records.
Hader was unable to attend the Brewers' five previous games because he wanted to be with Maria for the birth Lucas, his first child.
Congratulations to Lucas Haders for his birth!
Today's paternity check has revealed that the new dad is back on the list.#ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/IELvJ97J1g
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) June 20, 2022
The left-handed Hader is having another dominating season with 19 saves and an 0.92 ERA in 21 appearances this season, recording 33 strikeouts in 19⅔ innings.
The Brewers have lost a member of their starting lineup, but it is a left-hander Aaron Ashby placed on the 15-day injures list for left forearm inflammation. Ashby retired from the game against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday. New York Mets In the fifth inning, Ashby was feeling tightness in his left forearm. Ashby is joined by fellow starting pitchers Freddy Peralta Brandon Woodruff and the IL.
Ashby is currently 1-5 with a 4.25 ERA over 14 appearances (8 starts) this season.