Brewers Lose Lorenzo Cain AND Travis Shaw from Tonight's Game (UPDATE)

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Brewers Lose Lorenzo Cain AND Travis Shaw from Tonight’s Game (UPDATE)

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Although it’s not immediately clear how serious either injury is, even losing two key players for half a game against the Reds (a game the Brewers currently trail) is notable.

The optimistic take here for Brewers fans is that Shaw initially stayed in the game, so perhaps he’s not seriously injured, and just was feeling the discomfort a bit too much to stay in. And for Cain, maybe it’s just a sore this or that, and it won’t be a long-term issue.

But obviously, if either injury costs these guys playing time – with only a couple weeks left in the season – that is major news. I’ll update if and when more is out there.

UPDATE: This can be a tricky issue for hitters:

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.