Brewers Call Up Wily Peralta (Starting Wednesday), Tyler Thornburg, Logan Schafer And Josh Stinson

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Relief pitcher Wily Peralta #73 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 9, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Moments ago Tom Haudricourt posted the following on Twitter:

Because major league rosters expand in September, no corresponding moves will need to be made.

Let's start with Wily Peralta, who Haudricourt also reports will start in place of Mark Rogers on Wednesday. He was widely regarded as the Brewers' #1 prospect entering the season and Baseball America had him as the #56 prospect in all of baseball, but he had a rough season in the minors. He posted a 4.66 ERA with a career-high 4.8 walks per nine innings in his first full AAA season.

Peralta is a 23-year-old Dominican native in his sixth pro season. He has a 3.99 ERA over 620 professional innings.

Tyler Thornburg is rejoining the Brewers after being returned to Nashville in late July. He's pitched five outings (two starts) for Milwaukee this season, and hasn't pitched at Miller Park since walking off the field with the trainer on July 26. He posted a 3.20 ERA over 21 appearances split between Huntsville and Nashville this season, striking out nine batters per nine innings. He's thrown 126.2 innings this season, but threw 136 last season so workload shouldn't be an issue.

Thornburg was a third round pick in the 2010 draft out of Charleston Southern University. He has a 2.77 ERA over 272.2 pro innings.

Logan Schafer joins Eric Farris as the second position player the Brewers have added this week.. Schafer took a bit of a step back after a meteoric rise in 2011, batting .278/.332/.438 in 124 games in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League.

Schafer can play all three outfield spots, but it remains to be seen how the Brewers will find time for him with Ryan Braun, Carlos Gomez and Norichika Aoki playing most days. Schafer is 25 and was a third round pick in 2008.

Josh Stinson might be the most unlikely name in this group. The Brewers claimed him off waivers from the Mets before the season and sent him to Huntsville, where he posted a 3.16 ERA over 145 innings. Stinson's peripheral numbers tell a different story, though: He allowed over ten hits per nine innings for the Stars, walked over four and struck out less than six.

Stinson is 24 years old and may be close to his inning limit: He's thrown 145.1 this season after 122 a year ago.

This will not be the major league debut for any of these four players: Peralta and Thornburg both made Brewer debuts earlier this season, Schafer was a September callup in 2011 and Stinson pitched for the Mets last year.

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