BREWERS TRIM EIGHT FROM ROSTER

The Brewers made a handful of moves on Wednesday, cutting their roster down from 46 to 34 with Opening Day just 12 days away.

Outfielder Michael Reed, infielder Yadiel Rivera and pitcher Michael Blazek were all optioned to minor-league camp while catcher Dustin Houle and pitchers David Goforth and Andy Oliver were reassigned to minor-league camp

In addition, pitchers Joba Chamberlain and Ryan Webb were released.